38 days in Western US Itinerary

38 days in Western US Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately Mill Valley away. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and visit SoMa.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to San Francisco is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Jakarta to San Francisco is minus 15 hours. While traveling from Jakarta, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Take a break from the city and head to Mariposa Grove and Tuolumne Meadows. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, stroll through Panorama Trail, and make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

5
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Will Rogers State Beach. Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 38 minutes away. Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, have fun and explore at Travel Town, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 25th (Tue), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. On the next day, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 27th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Las Vegas using our trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Visiting Bright Angel Trail and North Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Grandview Point, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park route planning website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Kids will enjoy Grand Prismatic Spring and Lower Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Get outdoors at Virginia Falls and Swiftcurrent Falls. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. There's still lots to do: trek along Iceberg Lake Trail, explore the activities along St. Mary Lake, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, and stroll through Highline Trail.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July; daily highs in Glacier National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Get outdoors at Murhut Falls and Hood Canal. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, shop like a local with Glasshouse Studio, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Seattle road trip app.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, you will find days in Seattle are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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