60 days in Western US Itinerary

60 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary planner
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Seattle
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Bozeman
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Seattle — 4 nights

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.
Kids will enjoy Chihuly Garden and Glass and Space Needle. Get a sense of the local culture at The Museum of Flight and Glasshouse Studio. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Olympic National Park (Lena Lakes & Murhut Falls) and Discover Nature (in Mount Rainier National Park). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, stroll around Olympic Sculpture Park, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, you will find days in Seattle are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to fly to San Francisco.
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Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:

San Francisco — 5 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Point Reyes Safaris will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Golden Gate Bridge and Union Square. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco planner.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Neighborhoods · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Find places to stay Sep 1 — 6:

Yosemite National Park — 6 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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Lembert Dome. Kids will appreciate attractions like Tioga Pass and Tuolumne Meadows. There's still lots to do: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, explore the striking landscape of Pioneer Yosemite History Center, and trek along North Dome.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 12:

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 3 nights

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sequoia Sightseeing Tours and Giant Forest. Step out of the city life by going to Moro Rock Trail and Kings Canyon National Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at General Grant Tree Trail, contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, and admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

Los Angeles — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.
Theme Parks · Parks · Nature · Museums
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Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:

Anaheim — 5 nights

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Pacific Marine Mammal Center. Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Explore Anaheim's surroundings by going to Huntington Dog Beach (in Huntington Beach), Salt Oasis (in Rancho Cucamonga) and Laguna Beach (Main Beach, Crystal Cove, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Downtown Disney District, let little ones run wild at Tarzan's Treehouse, and kick back and relax at Newport Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip planning tool.

Drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. September in Anaheim sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.
Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Find places to stay Sep 17 — 22:

San Diego — 5 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. Kids will enjoy SeaWorld San Diego and Balboa Park. Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, head outdoors with San Diego Scuba Guide, and see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art.

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Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in September, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Theme Parks
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Find places to stay Sep 22 — 27:

Las Vegas — 5 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Veteran's Memorial Park. Bring the kids along to The Strip and The Mob Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Eldorado Canyon Mine Tours (in Nelson), Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum (in Boulder City) and Las Vegas Fishing Guides - FishFinders Guide Service (in Henderson). There's much more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and stroll around Springs Preserve.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip website.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.
Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Find places to stay Sep 27 — Oct 2:

Grand Canyon National Park — 5 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Kids will appreciate attractions like Rim Trail and Mather Point. The adventure continues: trek along South Kaibab Trail, cruise along Cape Royal, shop like a local with Lookout Studio, and get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 7:

Zion National Park — 1 night

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.
Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 8:
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Bryce Canyon National Park — 2 nights

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Rim Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, and then head outdoors with Red Canyon Trail Rides.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 19°C and lows about -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Moab.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 10:

Moab — 2 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 11th (Tue), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then get a dose of the wild on Deep Desert Expeditions. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch and then take in the dramatic natural features at Arches National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Moab trip planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can fly to Grand Teton National Park.
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Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:

Grand Teton National Park — 5 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Teton and Teton Park Road. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Murie Centre and Mormon Row Historic District. And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, and stroll through Jenny Lake Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Moab to Grand Teton National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in October, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Teton National Park: highs are around 15°C and lows about -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
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Find places to stay Oct 12 — 17:

Yellowstone National Park — 7 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Uncle Tom's Trail and Fort Yellowstone Historic District are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beaver Ponds Loop Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive.

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Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 17 — 24:

Bozeman — 1 night

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get engrossed in the history at Museum of the Rockies, and then relax and rejuvenate at Spire Climbing Center.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bozeman trip planner.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Bozeman in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, you will find days in Bozeman are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are about the same (-1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Childrens Museums · Wildlife · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25: