48 days in Western US Itinerary

48 days in Western US Itinerary

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Seattle
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
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Aspen
— 3 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Flagstaff
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: B&B Family Farm (in Sequim) and Hood Canal (in Olympic National Park). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip builder.

New Delhi, India to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also fly. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, things will get colder in Seattle: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
B&B Family Farm ©
B&B Family Farm
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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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, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mount Washburn.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip tool.

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Seattle in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 18°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

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: identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton, trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, stroll through Taggart Lake, and take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Teton Park Road
Teton Park Road
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

3
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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Aspen is known for nature, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells, cruise along Independence Pass, explore the striking landscape at Rocky Mountains, and hike along Maroon Lake Scenic Trail.

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Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Aspen by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

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Page

Page ©

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, then snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Coyote Buttes.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Page day trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Aspen to Page takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. While traveling from Aspen, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Page, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park (Grandview Point, Grand Canyon South Rim, &more).

To find traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Flagstaff online road trip planner.

Getting from Page to Flagstaff by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, Flagstaff is a bit cooler than Page - with highs of 21°C and lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, wander the streets of The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday app.

Getting from Flagstaff to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Flagstaff, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Tours · Fun & Games · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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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.
Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Diego travel planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder website.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

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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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Explore South Lake Tahoe's surroundings by going to Yosemite National Park (Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, Tioga Pass, &more).

To plan South Lake Tahoe vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Los Angeles to South Lake Tahoe in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and colder nights in South Lake Tahoe, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy ©
Wapama Falls at Hetch Hetchy
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir ©
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir

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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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco planner.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in October, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are much warmer (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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