16 days in Western US Itinerary

16 days in Western US Itinerary

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16 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Kingsport
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Kingsport

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 5th (Fri), make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

Make your Las Vegas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Kingsport to Las Vegas is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Kingsport to Las Vegas. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Kingsport in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 103°F and lows at 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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.
On the 7th (Sun), hike along Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, hike along Lembert Dome, and make a trip to Washburn Point.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online holiday planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (79°F), and nights are slightly colder (43°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls, and trek along Artist Point.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park route planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

2
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 19th (Fri), take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton and then hike along Taggart Lake.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 72°F by day to 39°F at night. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

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