9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

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

4
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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Mallard Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley.

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

Knoxville to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Knoxville to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Knoxville in August, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are much colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, thenshop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around °F, while nights are much hotter with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stroll through Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and finally walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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