6 days in Western US Itinerary

6 days in Western US Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

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Chicago to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are little chillier (55°F), and nights are much colder (28°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
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Must see
Grand Teton
4.9

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of SoMa, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then wander the streets of Chinatown.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip app.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

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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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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 10th (Sat), kick back and relax at China Cove and Gibson Beach, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Carmel online trip maker.

Drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in October, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Point Lobos
4.9

2
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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 11th (Sun), try your luck at The Mirage, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally shop like a local with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip site.

Fly from Carmel to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Carmel in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 82°F and lows about 60°F. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Strip
4.1
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Casino
The Mirage
3.7

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