21 days in Western US Itinerary

21 days in Western US Itinerary

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Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Reagan Washington

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Aurum Geyser. Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, and trek along Storm Point Trail.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park route builder.

Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in June; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 34°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Teton and Taggart Lake. There's still lots to do: trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, stroll through Jenny Lake Trail, and explore the activities along String Lake.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around 39°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Grand Teton National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Nevada Falls Loop. The adventure continues: hike along Four Mile Trail, stroll through Half Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 43°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas online itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 103°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

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Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Bright Angel Trail and Bright Angel Point. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, hike along Cape Final Trail, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature