60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

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60 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly:  25​h
1
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  9​h 45​min
8
Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 11 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Chennai

5
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Tacoma (Washington State History Museum & 5 Mile Drive & Trails) and Olympic National Park (Mount Ellinor & Mount Walker). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellevue Botanical Garden, and stroll through Alki Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seattle online trip planner .

Chennai, India to Seattle is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Seattle is minus 13 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Chennai in January: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 10°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Tacoma, Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from South Lake Tahoe: Reno (Reno Arch & National Automobile Museum), Chocolate Nugget Candy Factory (in New Washoe City) and Truckee (Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge & Northstar California). There's still lots to do: fly down the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals, contemplate the long history of Vikingsholm, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, and see human ingenuity at work at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir.

Make your South Lake Tahoe itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Seattle to South Lake Tahoe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in January, South Lake Tahoe is slightly colder at night with lows of -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Reno, Truckee, Lake Tahoe (California), Hetch Hetchy Reservoir, Genoa Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir ©
Hetch Hetchy Reservoir
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for historic sites, parks, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. While traveling from South Lake Tahoe, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

6
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, identify plant and animal life at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Diego online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

6
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
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 Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's lots more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Las Vegas is slightly colder than San Diego - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

7
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, parks, historic sites, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in February, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 11°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grand Teton National Park: Bridger-Teton National Forest (in Cody) and Grand Targhee Ski Resort (in Alta). There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton, admire all the interesting features of Teton Park Road, take some stellar pictures from Snake River Overlook, and stroll through Cascade Canyon Trail.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In February, Grand Teton National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 0°C and lows of -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Teton Park Road ©
Teton Park Road

11
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for parks, nature, wildlife, historic sites, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app .

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in February, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of -18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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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