8 days in Western US Itinerary

8 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US holiday planner

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Las Vegas
— 1 day
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas

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 10th (Sat): ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing app.

Louisville to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Louisville to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Louisville in October, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 82°F and 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature

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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 11th (Sun), trek along South Kaibab Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On your second day here, stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 31°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Anaheim

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 13th (Tue), catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim tour itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Anaheim hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 14th (Wed), make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

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Traveling by flight from Anaheim to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Anaheim - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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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 15th (Thu), trek along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park vacation maker tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 28°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive