9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US vacation planner

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Fly
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser. On the next day, trek along Pelican Creek Trail, explore the striking landscape at Golden Gate Canyon, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, then trek along Observation Point Trail, then stroll through Purple Mountain Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sheepeater Cliffs.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park holiday builder site.

Nashville to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In June, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than Nashville - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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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.
On the 28th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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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.
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 Sentinel Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are about the same (43°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online route planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods