60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Paso Robles
— 4 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
9
Page
— 4 nights
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Cody
— 4 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Going-to-the-Sun Road and McDonald Creek. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Bullhead Lake, get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, hike along Piegan Pass, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park day trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Glacier National Park is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Glacier National Park, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in May, plan for slightly colder days in Glacier National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Granite Park Trail ©
Granite Park Trail
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Explore hidden gems such as Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Ecola State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Astoria (Astoria Column & Columbia River Maritime Museum), Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock & Cannon Beach) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manzanita Beach, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and enjoy the sand and surf at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Portland by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Glacier National Park in May since evenings lows in Portland dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Manzanita Beach, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area ©
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Sentinel Dome and Mariposa Grove. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Take a bus from Portland to Yosemite National Park in 26 hours. Traveling from Portland in May, expect Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, temps between 21°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muir Woods National Monument and Walking tours. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

Discover how to plan a San Francisco trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to drive to Paso Robles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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Paso Robles

Paso Robles ©
A town of hot springs and wine, Paso Robles (or "Pass of the Oaks") feels like a desert paradise to those who travel here.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hearst Castle and Morro Rock. Change things up with these side-trips from Paso Robles: Moonstone Beach (in Cambria), Big Sur (McWay Falls, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, &more) and San Simeon (Friends of the Elephant Seal, Ragged Point Overlook, &more). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Highway 1 Discovery Route, kick back and relax at Sand Dollar Beach, and do a tasting at San Marcos Creek Vineyard.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Paso Robles trip builder site.

You can drive from San Francisco to Paso Robles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Paso Robles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Paso Robles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, San Simeon, Morro Rock, Moonstone Beach, Sand Dollar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dante's View and Artists Palette. Go for a jaunt from Death Valley National Park to Amargosa Valley to see Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Badwater Basin, make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, and explore the stunning scenery at Titus Canyon.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park visit site.

Traveling by car from Paso Robles to Death Valley National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. Traveling from Paso Robles in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Battlefield Vegas. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Amargosa River Project (in Tecopa). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park, Amargosa River Project
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Broken Arrow Trail and Bell Rock. Explore Sedona's surroundings by going to Walnut Canyon National Monument (in Flagstaff), Painted Desert (in Petrified Forest National Park) and Williams (Bearizona Wildlife Park & Elephant Rocks at Williams). The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Oak Creek Canyon, trek along Mescal Trail, and admire the majestic nature at Slide Rock State Park.

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

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 shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: high temperatures in Sedona hover around 40°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Williams, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Painted Desert
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Broken Arrow Trail ©
Broken Arrow Trail
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rim Trail and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Page: Grand Canyon National Park (Grandview Point, South Kaibab Trail, &more). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

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Drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, daytime highs in Page are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step off the beaten path and head to Canyonlands National Park and Delicate Arch. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at Hurrah Pass Road, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Moab trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Page to Moab by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Page in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Moab, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Explore hidden gems such as Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument and Rio Grande Gorge Bridge. Take a break from Santa Fe with a short trip to Fort Union National Monument in Watrous, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza, examine the collection at New Mexico History Museum, and explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe day trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to Santa Fe takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in June, things will get slightly colder in Santa Fe: highs are around 37°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Cody.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Rio Grande Gorge Bridge, Fort Union National Monument, Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge ©
Rio Grande Gorge Bridge

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Buffalo Bill Center of the West and Old Trail Town. Venture out of the city with trips to Red Lodge (Lake Fork Trail & Silver Run Trails). There's much more to do: admire the engineering at Buffalo Bill Dam, cruise along Beartooth Hwy, head outdoors with River Runners, and see the interesting displays at Cody Firearms Museum.

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You can fly from Santa Fe to Cody in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in June; daily highs in Cody reach 28°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Red Lodge, Beartooth Hwy
Highlights from your plan
River Runners ©
River Runners
Buffalo Bill Center of the West ©
Buffalo Bill Center of the West
Old Trail Town ©
Old Trail Town

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Teton and Snake River. Get out of town with these interesting Jackson Hole side-trips: Grand Teton National Park (Hidden Falls, Cascade Canyon, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, head outdoors with Bridger Gondola, admire the natural beauty at Vertical Harvest, and make a trip to Town Square.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Cody to Jackson Hole takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Cody in June, Jackson Hole is a bit cooler at night with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Town Square ©
Town Square

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. Venture out of the city with trips to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone) and Horseback Riding Tours (in Gardiner). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Mammoth Hot Springs, explore the activities along Shoshone Lake, and take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, Horseback Riding Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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