8 days in Western US Itinerary

8 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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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
— 3 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to La Guardia Airport

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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 19th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park day trip planning site.

New York City to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are a bit cooler (72°F), and nights are colder (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's lots more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser, hike along Storm Point Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, and admire all the interesting features of Grand Loop Road.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 66°F and 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can 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.
On the 23rd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour planning site.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to 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, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in San Francisco, with lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and finally explore the striking landscape at Taft Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cooks Meadow Loop, hike along Four Mile Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then look for all kinds of wild species at YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and finally don't miss a visit to Washburn Point.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park holiday app.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature