20 days in Western US Itinerary

20 days in Western US Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
4
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
6
Seattle
— 1 night
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, thenstroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles sightseeing planning app.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles. Traveling from Sao Paulo in September, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): trek along Panorama Trail, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, thenexplore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then trek along Lembert Dome.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Sep 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton. Here are some ideas for day two: explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, thentake a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, thentrek along Cascade Canyon Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Teton Park Road
Teton Park Road
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, contemplate the waterfront views at Cistern Spring, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online route planner.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, make a trip to Space Needle, thenshop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

Plan my day in Seattle using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, expect nights in Seattle to be warmer, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Nature
Find places to stay Sep 16 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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 18th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, thentake in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and finally try your luck at Casino At The Venetian. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try your luck at New York New York Casino, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas visit app.

Fly from Seattle to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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, get great views at Hopi Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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