39 days in Western US Itinerary

39 days in Western US Itinerary

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Seattle
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Denver
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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St. Helena
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights

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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.
On the 1st (Sun), walk around Kerry Park and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary tool.

New Delhi, India to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. Traveling from New Delhi to Seattle, you'll gain 13.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, expect Seattle to be cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Observation Deck
Space Needle
4.3
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Specialty Museum
The Museum of Flight
4.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): stroll around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. On the next day, stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Glacier National Park tour itinerary maker.

Getting from Seattle to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in September since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Grinnell Glacier
4.9
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Must see
Virginia Falls
4.9

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): hike along Taggart Lake, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then don't miss a visit to Town Square, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole online day trip planner.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Jackson Hole in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Grand Teton
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Taggart Lake
4.8

4
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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in September, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Wildlife Area
Hayden Valley
4.7
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Hot Spring
Old Faithful
4.5

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): catch a live event at Coors Field, then get a sense of history and politics at Colorado State Capitol, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, get to know the resident critters at Denver Zoo, and then look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Denver sightseeing planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Denver by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, Denver is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Museums · Adventure · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Arena / Stadium
Coors Field
4.7

3
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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.
On the 13th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Denver to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Denver in September since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
North Kaibab Trail
4.5
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0

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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 17th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker site.

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. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

You can plan San Diego trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8
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Playground
Balboa Park
4.8

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim route planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
4.5

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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.
Pack the 23rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and catch a live event at Dodger Stadium.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. September in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1
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Observatory
Griffith Observatory
4.6

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, stroll through Mariposa Grove, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

Find out how to plan Yosemite National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Scenic Drive
Tioga Pass
4.9
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Hiking Trail
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7

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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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St. Helena

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): look for gifts at Woodhouse Chocolate and then do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our St. Helena online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to St. Helena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit warmer days in St. Helena, with highs around 30°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Wine Tour / Tasting
Wine Tours & Tastings
4.7
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Winery / Vineyard
V. Sattui Winery
4.1
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Balloon Ride
Balloon Rides
4.6

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 6th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, then admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls and then explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Portland sightseeing planning site.

You can fly from St. Helena to Portland in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from St. Helena in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
4.8

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