8 days in Western US Itinerary

8 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US route builder

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

— 1 day

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park road trip planning site.

New Orleans to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in June, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are little chillier (72°F), and nights are much colder (39°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 3 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along North Rim Trail, head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning app.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

Start your trip to San Francisco by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect much warmer with lows of 55°F in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): get great views at Valley View, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then trek along Pohono Trail, and finally get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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 27th (Sun): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online vacation planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 103°F and 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks