15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Bus:  7 h 45 min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h
End: Philadelphia

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, thenadmire all the interesting features of Point Imperial Drive, and finally hike along South Kaibab Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Philadelphia to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, Grand Canyon National Park is colder at night with lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool.

You can 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (103°F), and nights are warmer (77°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Nevada Falls Loop. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Panorama Trail, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, stroll through Lembert Dome, and take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park itinerary tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 17.5 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 79°F and lows at 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, thenstop by Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, thentake in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, thenengage your brain at Exploratorium, and finally take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip builder.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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 16th (Tue): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, thenexplore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, thenwander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation app.

Fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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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.
Kids will enjoy Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Artist Point. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
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 20th (Sat), hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton, and then cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

Plan my day in Grand Teton National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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