17 days in Western US Itinerary

17 days in Western US Itinerary

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17 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  26​h
1
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Mumbai

3
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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.
Attractions like The Museum of Flight and Space Needle make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from the city and head to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Discovery Park. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip planning tool .

Mumbai, India to Seattle is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Mumbai in October, expect Seattle to be much colder, temps between 20°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, make a trip to Artist Point, and identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier will thrill your kids. The Getty Center and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and have fun and explore at Travel Town.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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 Cable Car Museum. Let the collections at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Asian Art Museum capture your imagination. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing, about 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at de Young Museum, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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