6 days in Western US Itinerary

6 days in Western US Itinerary

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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Baker Beach and Marshall’s Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and China Beach. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of The Castro, stroll through Fort Funston National Park, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Taiwan, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
The Castro
The Castro

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, cruise along Firehole Lake Drive, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, thenidentify plant and animal life at Beryl Spring, and finally get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, get all the information you need at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online journey builder.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in August since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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