8 days in Western US Itinerary

8 days in Western US Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
3
Seattle
— 1 night

3
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.
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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser, take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, and explore and take pictures at Firehole Lake Drive.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (°F), and nights are cooler (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): stroll through Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, thendon't miss a visit to Space Needle, thentake in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Seattle online itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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