60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
3
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Buena Vista
— 1 night
Drive
5
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
7
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly
8
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive
9
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
Drive
11
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly
12
Glacier National Park
— 4 nights
Fly
13
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive
14
Olympic National Park
— 6 nights
Bus to Seattle, Fly to London

S M T W T F S
26
27
28
29
30
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 nights

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 parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and trek along Inspiration Point.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park route tool.

London, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Yellowstone National Park is minus 7 hours. Traveling from London in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Grand Teton National Park

— 5 nights

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 7th (Thu) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Taggart Lake, admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, stroll through Hermitage Point, and explore the activities along String Lake.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park travel route planning website.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 12th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the next day, scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Moab trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Moab takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Moab, with highs around 42°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Buena Vista.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Buena Vista

— 1 night
The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 14th (Thu), see Off-Road Tours and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Buena Vista travel route planner.

You can drive from Moab to Buena Vista in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In July, Buena Vista is little chillier than Moab - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Buena Vista

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure

Colorado Springs

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): walk around Garden of the Gods and then see the interesting displays at U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs trip planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Vista to Colorado Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Buena Vista in July; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 35°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks · Museums

Grand Canyon National Park

— 6 nights
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 16th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Colorado Springs to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Colorado Springs in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Las Vegas

— 5 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas attractions planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (47°C), and nights are warmer (32°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Casinos

Side Trip

San Diego

— 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, stroll around La Jolla Cove, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego itinerary builder site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Mulholland Drive in Beverly Hills, about 30 minutes away. Pack the 1st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Paley Center for Media, stroll around Tongva Park, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 7 nights
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.
On the 4th (Thu), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. On the 5th (Fri), hike the day away at Panorama Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Four Mile Trail, stroll through Lembert Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

San Francisco

— 5 nights

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 trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, walk around Golden Gate Park, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

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

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Glacier National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, and hike along Iceberg Lake Trail.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Glacier National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Glacier National Park. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Glacier National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Seattle

— 3 nights

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip builder.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Seattle, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping

Olympic National Park

— 6 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: cruise along Hurricane Ridge, take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, trek along High Divide, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hoh River.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Olympic National Park journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Seattle to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Seattle in August, things will get little chillier in Olympic National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature