15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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15 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + train:  9​h 30​min
End: Philadelphia

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
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 3rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Philadelphia to Las Vegas is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Las Vegas. In July, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Philadelphia - with highs of 104°F and lows of 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): look and learn at Griffith Observatory and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, around 66°F, while days are cooler, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, get great views at Washburn Point, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

Take the guesswork out of planning a San Francisco vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
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 13th (Mon): wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle holiday planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, identify plant and animal life at Mount Washburn, and trek along Artist Point.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip builder tool .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 73°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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