29 days in Western US Itinerary

29 days in Western US Itinerary

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29 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Toronto

3
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Toronto, Canada to Las Vegas is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Toronto to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Toronto in July, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. There's still lots to do: try out the rides at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in San Diego to be slightly colder, around 23°C, while days are much colder, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

4
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood make great kid-friendly stops. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get your game on at Virtual Room Los Angeles, and catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

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
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
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, hike along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip 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. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Golden Gate Park, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Space Needle and The Museum of Flight will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trips

Mercer Slough Nature Park, Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
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Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, explore the striking landscape of Mount Washburn, and hike along Artist Point.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park vacation planner .

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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

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
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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