38 days in Western US Itinerary

38 days in Western US Itinerary

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38 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Jakarta
Fly:  22​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
8
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Jakarta

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, examine the collection at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online attractions planner .

Jakarta, Indonesia to San Francisco is an approximately 22-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Jakarta to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jakarta in June, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are cooler (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Taft Point and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and hike along Lembert Dome.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center make great kid-friendly stops. Do some cultural sightseeing at Santa Monica Pier and Petersen Automotive Museum. 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. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

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

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel route 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 warmer days and somewhat 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) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

5
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at North Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Powell Point, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Artist Point and Old Faithful. Spend the 6th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

Plan a Yellowstone National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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 in touch with nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Iceberg Lake Trail. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along St. Mary Lake, admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, and hike along Swiftcurrent Lake.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Glacier National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 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 Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Bellevue Square. For shopping fun, head to Pike Place Market or Glasshouse Studio. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Olympic National Park (Hood Canal & Murhut Falls). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, make a trip to Space Needle, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle. While traveling from Glacier National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Bellevue Square
Highlights from your plan
Hood Canal ©
Hood Canal
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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