8 days in West Coast, Arizona & Nevada Itinerary

8 days in West Coast, Arizona & Nevada Itinerary

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8 days in West Coast, Arizona & Nevada Itinerary

Start: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Fly:  13​h
1
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Page
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Atlantic Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 17th (Tue), make a trip to Lombard Street, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
On the 18th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, then make a trip to Olmsted Point, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then trek along Panorama Trail, and finally make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, explore and take pictures at Horseshoe Bend, and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

For more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Page tour planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Page takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Page. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September: highs in Page hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online travel route builder .

You can drive from Page to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Page in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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