39 days in Western US Itinerary

39 days in Western US Itinerary

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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights

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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary tool.

Dublin, Ireland to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Dublin to Seattle, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in August, with highs in Seattle at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can catch the shuttle to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, see the interesting displays at Longmire Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls, then take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs, and then explore the activities along Nisqually River.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by shuttle from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Mount Rainier National Park, with lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Narada Falls ©
Narada Falls

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to B&B Family Farm in Sequim, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach, explore the activities along Crescent Lake, and delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park route builder site.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, ferry, and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August: highs in Olympic National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

B&B Family Farm
Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in August, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: trek along Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool.

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 17th (Tue), look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planning website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bryce Canyon National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Diego travel route planner.

Fly from Bryce Canyon National Park to San Diego in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to San Diego. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

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

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at Exploratorium, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Francisco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Grand Teton National Park is known for wildlife, scenic drive, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart, admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and hike along Jenny Lake Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, Grand Teton National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Signal Mountain Summit Road ©
Signal Mountain Summit Road
Jackson Lake ©
Jackson Lake

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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