9 days in Western US & San Antonio Itinerary

9 days in Western US & San Antonio Itinerary

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Start: Kalamazoo
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
1
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h 45 min
6
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Kalamazoo

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planner.

Kalamazoo to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Kalamazoo to Grand Teton National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Kalamazoo in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grand Teton National Park, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park ©

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, thenexplore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, thenexplore the activities along Lake Butte Overlook, and finally explore the striking landscape at Golden Gate Canyon. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Undine Falls, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, thenexplore the activities along Firehole River, and finally take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 70°F and lows at 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, thentake a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning tool.

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, 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 August, San Francisco is much hotter at night with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 84°F and lows are around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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nights
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, thenstroll through Tonto Trail, and finally hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 50°F. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for San Antonio.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Tonto Trail ©
Tonto Trail

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, thenfind something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and then go for a walk through The San Antonio River Walk.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in San Antonio are a bit warmer (98°F), and nights are much warmer (76°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

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