60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
2
Flagstaff
— 7 nights
3
Page
— 5 nights
4
Kanab
— 2 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
6
San Diego
— 5 nights
7
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
8
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
9
Carmel
— 3 nights
10
San Francisco
— 6 nights
11
Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Get outdoors at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center and Boyce Thompson Arboretum. There's more to do: admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Scottsdale vacation planner.

Rochester to Scottsdale is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Rochester to Scottsdale, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Rochester in April, with highs in Scottsdale at °F and lows at °F. You will leave for Flagstaff on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in Scottsdale

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Desert Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

7
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and East Rim Drive. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park (Lookout Studio, Kolb Studio, &more).

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Flagstaff takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Scottsdale in April, with highs in Flagstaff at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

5
nights
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.
Visiting South Kaibab Trail and Bar 10 Ranch Activities will get you outdoors. Explore Page's surroundings by going to Grand Canyon National Park (Cape Royal, Walhalla Overlook, &more). The adventure continues: surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Page road trip website.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in April; daily highs in Page reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kanab.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Cape Royal ©
Cape Royal

2
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and then cruise along Point Imperial Drive. On the next day, trek along Canyon Overlook Trail.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Kanab online itinerary builder.

Getting from Page to Kanab by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Expect little chillier evenings in Kanab when traveling from Page in April, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Point Imperial Drive, Canyon Overlook Trail
Highlights from your plan
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, have fun at Paris Las Vegas, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip app.

Getting from Kanab to Las Vegas by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kanab to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kanab in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around °F, while nights are warmer with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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.
Get outdoors at Lions, Tigers & Bears and Cabrillo Tide Pools. Get out of town with these interesting San Diego side-trips: Goodan Ranch Sycamore Canyon Preserve (in Poway) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego sightseeing website.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in San Diego hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Goodan Ranch Sycamore Canyon Preserve, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

5
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.
Visiting Santa Monica Mountains and Ballona Wetlands will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & Disneyland Park). Pack the 2nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, explore the stunning scenery at Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Los Angeles sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

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.
Get in touch with nature at Mariposa Grove and McGurk Meadow. Spend the 6th (Wed) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. Spend the 8th (Fri) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park journey tool.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (°F), and nights are cooler (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Escape the urban bustle at Point Lobos and Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail. Step out of Carmel to go to Moss Landing and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 44 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links, make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, trek along Scenic Road Walkway, and enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Carmel takes 15.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °F in Carmel. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and San Pedro Valley Park (in Pacifica). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online route planner.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. May in San Francisco sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands, San Pedro Valley Park
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

3
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Teton and Cathedral Group. Change things up with a short trip to Grand Targhee Ski Resort in Alta (about 1h 15 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, explore the striking landscape of Amphitheater Lake, contemplate the waterfront views at Leigh Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Blacktail Ponds Overlook.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be cooler, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort

8
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Elephant Back Mountain and Lamar Valley. The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Old Gardiner Road, identify plant and animal life at Yellowstone River Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning site.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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