60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

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60 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Park City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Las Vegas
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Washington DC

3
nights
Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Change things up with these side-trips from Park City: Room Escape Games (in Salt Lake City), Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville) and Alta Ski Resort (in Alta). The adventure continues: hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort and get in on the family fun at Gorgoza Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Park City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Washington DC to Park City is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in January, you will find days in Park City are slightly colder (32°F), and nights are much colder (8°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Room Escape Games, Backcountry Snowmobiling, Alta Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Woodward Park City ©
Woodward Park City

7
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.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Targhee Ski Resort in Alta, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Aurum Geyser, delve into the mystery of Palette Spring, and gain insight at Yellowstone Institute.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Park City to Yellowstone National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Park City in January, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 23°F and 1°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Olympic National Park (Mount Ellinor & Mount Walker) and Washington State History Museum (in Tacoma). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

Before you visit Seattle, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In January, Seattle is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 48°F and lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Olympic National Park, Bellevue Botanical Garden, Washington State History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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 nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in January; daily highs in San Francisco reach 59°F and lows reach 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

7
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area, make a trip to Yosemite Village, explore the striking landscape of Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park, and take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Hoffmann.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 44°F, while lows dip to 13°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Curry Village Ice Rink ©
Curry Village Ice Rink

7
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in nature's colorful creations at The Japanese Garden, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In January, Los Angeles is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas), California Wolf Center (in Julian) and Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine). And it doesn't end there: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. February in San Diego sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

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

7
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planning app .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in February, Las Vegas is a bit cooler at night with lows of 45°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale) and Grand Canyon National Park (Guano Point, Bright Angel History Room, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, trek along Brin's Mesa Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mescal Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Sedona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, you will find days in Sedona are slightly colder (60°F), and nights are about the same (41°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona Copper Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Bright Angel History Room ©
Bright Angel History Room
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Phoenix: Scottsdale (Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center & The Bajada Nature Trail), Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler) and Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center, push the limits with an extreme tour, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Phoenix online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sedona in February; daily highs in Phoenix reach 74°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Chandler, Shamrock Farms
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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