38 days in Western US Itinerary

38 days in Western US Itinerary

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

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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.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Third Street Promenade. Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel route planner.

Jakarta, Indonesia to Los Angeles is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Jakarta to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Jakarta in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, then get a taste of the local shopping with Spanish Village Art Center, and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then admire the striking features of Marston House Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi House. Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. On the 18th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Rim Trail, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 6°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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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.
Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Strip, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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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 Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, trek along Highline Trail, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Glacier National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. In June, Glacier National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Highline Trail ©
Highline 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Prismatic Spring and Upper Geyser Basin. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Marshall’s Beach and Baker Beach. Kids will enjoy Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. And it doesn't end there: get curious at Exploratorium, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and take a stroll through SoMa.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Do your shopping at Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Gallery. Kids will enjoy Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. There's lots more to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): stop by Hollywood & Highland, wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, then take a stroll through Montana Avenue, and finally kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach. On the next day, engage your brain at California Science Center, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post, and then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Nightlife · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

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