60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

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Colorado Springs
— 1 day
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Buena Vista
— 2 nights
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Denver
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 6 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 6 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Colorado Springs

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 1st (Thu), walk around Garden of the Gods and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Orlando to Colorado Springs is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Colorado Springs. In July, Colorado Springs is slightly colder than Orlando - with highs of 86°F and lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

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Buena Vista

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): see a world frozen in time at South Park City Museum and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks and then see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Buena Vista trip planner.

Drive from Colorado Springs to Buena Vista in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in July; daily highs in Buena Vista reach 80°F and lows reach 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Denver

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 4th (Sun), cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, and then enjoy some diversion at Foster's Place Playground. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Hotel de Paris Museum, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hidee Gold Mine, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Denver online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Denver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Buena Vista in July, expect Denver to be somewhat warmer, temps between 87°F and 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Nature

Side Trips

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Rim Trail, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip builder tool.

Fly from Denver to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in July: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
Spend the 14th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Transfiguration, stroll through Taggart Lake, and take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 22nd (Thu), hike the day away at Highline Trail. There's lots more to do: stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, contemplate the waterfront views at Iceberg Lake, and trek along Avalanche Lake.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to Glacier National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Glacier National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Seattle

Emerald City

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Olympic National Park (Murhut Falls & Hurricane Ridge) and B&B Family Farm (in Sequim). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle travel route builder app.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Glacier National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 60°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks

Side Trip

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, cruise along Tioga Pass, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 13th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles journey planning tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect much hotter with lows of 66°F in Los Angeles. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 101°F and lows of 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Parks · Shopping · Casinos

Side Trip

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, hike along Rim Trail, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip website.

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. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites