7 days in Western US Itinerary

7 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly

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Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planner.

Los Angeles to Las Vegas is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 82°F in October, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Shopping

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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 27th (Wed), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through McGurk Meadow, trek along Mariposa Grove, and make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are colder with lows around 28°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 29th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. On your second day here, stroll around Golden Gate Park, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature