17 days in Western US Itinerary

17 days in Western US Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night

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Grand Teton National Park

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 4th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

Before you visit Grand Teton National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Indianapolis to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Indianapolis to Grand Teton National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Indianapolis in June, you will find days in Grand Teton National Park are little chillier (72°F), and nights are much colder (39°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Grand Teton
4.9

4
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Yellowstone National Park

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.
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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 66°F and lows at 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Mountain
Mount Washburn
4.7

1
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Seattle

Seattle ©

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 9th (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.

For other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Seattle hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Observation Deck
Space Needle
4.3
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Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3

2
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San Francisco

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 10th (Thu): contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, and then make a trip to Lombard Street.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip planning app.

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

5
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Yosemite National Park

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 Glacier Point, hike along Four Mile Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Yosemite National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Sentinel Dome
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Half Dome
4.9

3
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Grand Canyon National Park

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.
On the 17th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point, and make a trip to Pipe Creek Vista.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
4.8

1
night
Las Vegas

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.
On the 20th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 77°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 103°F. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
The Mob Museum
4.5

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