11 days in Western US Itinerary

11 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip planner

Make it your trip
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park road trip planning app.

Charlotte to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Charlotte to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charlotte in August, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be colder, around 43°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 78°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Nature · Parks
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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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, tour the pleasant surroundings at S Rim Trail, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip app.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. In August, Yellowstone National Park is a bit cooler than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 70°F and lows of 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites
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Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip planning website.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 80°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then walk around Golden Gate Park, then go for a walk through Lombard Street, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary maker site.

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 little chillier (73°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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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 Glacier Point, get great views at Washburn Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park route maker site.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (81°F), and nights are slightly colder (43°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 101°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 77°F. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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