20 days in Western US & Akron Itinerary

20 days in Western US & Akron Itinerary

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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly
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Akron
— 3 nights
Drive

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Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
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 21st (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Cleveland to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Cleveland to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Cleveland in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (85°F), and nights are colder (42°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): shop like a local with The Strip, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online vacation builder.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 103°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

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Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 79°F and lows reach 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online journey builder.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 55°F, while days are little chillier, around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods

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 30th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then make a trip to Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to Grand Teton National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Grand Teton National Park. Traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Grand Teton National Park, with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow 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

— 5 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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beehive Geyser, get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Inspiration Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip app.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 73°F and 39°F. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Akron.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Akron

— 3 nights
Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Akron side-trips: The Farm at Walnut Creek (in Sugarcreek) and Warther Museum (in Dover). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at F.A. Seiberling Nature Realm, examine the collection at MAPS Air Museum, take some stellar pictures from Overlook Area, and stroll through Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Akron trip planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Akron in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Akron, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Akron, with highs around 83°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Akron

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips