7 days in Western US Itinerary

7 days in Western US Itinerary

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Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Reno, Fly to Yellowstone National Park
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, stroll through Cooks Meadow Loop, trek along Gaylor Lake, and explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning app.

Richmond to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Richmond to Yosemite National Park is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Richmond in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around 46°F, while days are slightly colder, around 83°F. You will leave for Yellowstone National Park on the 28th (Thu).
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Yellowstone National Park — 3 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 29th (Fri), trek along Observation Point Trail, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then explore the activities along Morning Glory Pool. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): trek along Storm Point Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 73°F and lows at 39°F. You will leave for home on the 31st (Sun).
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature