60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

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Aspen
— 2 nights
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Phoenix
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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San Diego
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Park City
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights

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Aspen

Aspen ©

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 2nd (Sat), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Buttermilk Mountain. categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Aspen Snowmass.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Aspen trip itinerary website.

Chicago to Aspen is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Chicago in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Aspen, with lows around 8°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Aspen

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

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Ski Area
Aspen Snowmass
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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Explore Phoenix's surroundings by going to Apache Trail Tours (in Apache Junction), Scottsdale (Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center & McDowell Sonoran Preserve) and Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ (in Gilbert). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, trot along with Corral West Horse Adventures, get interesting insight from Stoneman Climbing Company, and take in the exciting artwork at Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Phoenix using our trip planner.

You can fly from Aspen to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Aspen in January: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 68°F and lows are around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, take a memorable tour with Paragon Skydive, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip site.

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Phoenix in January, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 44°F and lows about 15°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
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Powell Point
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Mohave Point
4.9

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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at Nostalgia Street Rods, and try to win big at Paris Las Vegas.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker site.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 40°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Spend the 25th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in January; daily highs in San Diego reach 67°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

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Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
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Playground
Balboa Park
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Radiator Springs Racers, &more) and Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign (in Santa Monica). Pack the 26th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles sightseeing app.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

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Disneyland Park
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
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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.
Spend the 6th (Sat) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, get curious at Exploratorium, and get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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Alcatraz Island
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
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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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range, and grab your bike and head to Yosemite Valley Biking.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 48°F by day to 18°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Park City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
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Vernal Fall
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Geologic Formation
El Capitan
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Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Park City: North Forty Escapes (in Oakley), Backcountry Snowmobiling (in Coalville) and Calming Touch Massage (in Lehi). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Ski Butlers Park City, explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, stroll through Deer Valley Resort, and test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Park City.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Park City trip maker site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Park City in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in February: highs in Park City hover around 42°F, while lows dip to 18°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Nature

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: ILovekickboxing (in Kirkland) and High Trek Adventures & Ziplines (in Everett). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, engage your brain at Pacific Science Center, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder app.

You can fly from Park City to Seattle in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Park City to Seattle. When traveling from Park City in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 50°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

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ILovekickboxing
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Pike Place Market
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Seattle Art Museum
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Teton National Park (Teton Point Turnout & Cathedral Group), Grand Targhee Ski Resort (in Alta) and Blacktail Ponds Overlook (in Moose). Next up on the itinerary: whizz through the canopy at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, take in the natural beauty of Granite Hot Springs, stroll through Rendezvous Mountain, and take a memorable tour with Scenic Safaris.

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Traveling by flight from Seattle to Jackson Hole takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Seattle in February: highs in Jackson Hole hover around 31°F, while lows dip to 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

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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: witness a stunning natural landmark at Norris Geyser Basin, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road, take a memorable tour with Wake Up to Wildlife Tour, and look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip tool.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Jackson Hole in February since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 4°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature
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Hot Spring
Norris Geyser Basin
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