29 days in Western US Itinerary

29 days in Western US Itinerary

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29 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Toronto
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  12​h 45​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Healdsburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Toronto

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Toronto, Canada to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Toronto in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, around 0°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of local nightlife at Double Down Saloon, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, and try your luck at Casino at the Venetian.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Shopping
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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.
Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Nicholas Canyon Beach in Malibu, approximately 54 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, and get curious at California Science Center.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Nicholas Canyon Beach, Santa Monica State Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Royal Palms State Beach ©
Royal Palms State Beach

2
nights
Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, do a tasting at Gracianna Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Stephen & Walker Winery.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Healdsburg online trip maker .

Getting from Los Angeles to Healdsburg by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier nights in Healdsburg, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries

Side Trips

St. Helena, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
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Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through SoMa, shop like a local with Union Square, and sample the tasty concoctions at Anchor Brewing Company.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Healdsburg to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Healdsburg in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): cruise along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Amphitheater Lake.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park road trip planning tool .

You can fly from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In November, Grand Teton National Park is much colder than San Francisco - with highs of 4°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Amphitheater Lake ©
Amphitheater Lake
Hidden Falls ©
Hidden Falls

6
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 the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artists’ Paintpots, and explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in November: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 0°C and lows are around -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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