9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

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Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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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 26th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online journey builder.

Sacramento to San Francisco is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Sacramento, expect cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
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 Castle Geyser, hike along Osprey Falls Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Washburn.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

1
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Grand Teton National Park

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 1st (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 39°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails