10 days in Western US Itinerary

10 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 1 day
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly

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Las Vegas

— 1 day

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 10th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker.

Chicago to Las Vegas is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (103°F), and nights are a bit warmer (77°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
On the 11th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cooks Meadow Loop, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and finally admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Valley View, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then get great views at Half Dome.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite 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 13th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle tour itinerary maker site.

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums · Theme Parks

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, hike along North Rim Trail, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in June, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 34°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

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 19th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 39°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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