7 days in Western US Itinerary

7 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary maker

Make it your trip
Fly
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Reno, Bus to Yosemite National Park
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly

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Yellowstone National Park

— 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

Plan my day in Yellowstone National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Houston to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Houston in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Grand Teton National Park

— 1 night

Mountains of the Imagination

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 8th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 72°F to lows of 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
On the 9th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Gaylor Lake and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then get great views at Valley View, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 43°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 71°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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