9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US visit planner

Make it your trip
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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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 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park road trip planning site.

Nashville to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Grand Teton National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in September: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car 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.
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, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, and trek along Lone Star Geyser.

Find out how to plan Yellowstone National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 60°F and lows about 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to 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 29th (Wed), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September: highs in San Francisco hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, hike along Panorama Trail, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park holiday app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yosemite National Park is colder at night with lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 3rd (Sun), try your luck at New York New York Casino, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally try to win big at Casino At The Venetian.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday maker website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks