28 days in Western US Itinerary

28 days in Western US Itinerary

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Moab
— 1 night
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Portland
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours. On your second day here, get interesting insight from Tours and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Moab route planning site.

Indianapolis to Moab is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Indianapolis to Moab is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Indianapolis in June, expect nights in Moab to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 95°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Moab

Tours · Outdoors · Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
River Rafting & Tubing
Off-Road Tours

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cathedral Rock and Red Rock State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Oak Creek Canyon and Bell Rock. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park, hike along Airport Mesa, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Bridge Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sedona road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Moab to Sedona takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sedona, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to South Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail. Get in touch with nature at Mather Point and Canyon Trail Rides. There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and capture your vacation like a pro with Buck Wild Grand Canyon Hummer Tours.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park by bus takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (85°F), and nights are cooler (42°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Visiting Yosemite Falls and El Capitan will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, hike along Cathedral Lake Trail, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, and get interesting insight from YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): explore the activities along Monterey Bay and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey online travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Carmel, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning site.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In June, daytime highs in San Francisco are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Portland holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Teton and Barker-Ewing Whitewater. Bring the kids along to Jackson Hole Wildlife Safaris and Laurance Rockefeller Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting Jackson Hole side-trips: Grand Teton National Park (Taggart Lake & Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park) and Glacier View Turnout (in Moose). It doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art and make a trip to Town Square.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole online trip builder.

Fly from Portland to Jackson Hole in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Portland in June: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 72°F and lows are around 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve ©
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Barker-Ewing Whitewater ©
Barker-Ewing Whitewater

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Bring the kids along to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Upper Geyser Basin. Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Mystic Falls Trail. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Lost Lake Trail, hike along North Rim Trail, witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, and take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. In June, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Jackson Hole - with highs of 66°F and lows of 34°F. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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