6 days in Western US Itinerary

6 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US route planner

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and explore the activities along Cistern Spring.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park planner.

Newark to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Newark to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in September, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then appreciate the history behind Coit Tower. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 76°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature