15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

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.
On the 17th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Tampa to Grand Teton National Park is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Tampa in July, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 44°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Wildlife · Parks
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Grand Teton
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, get outside with Morning Glory Pool, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip website.

Drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Mountain
Mount Washburn
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Wildlife Area
Hayden Valley
4.7

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

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.
On the 21st (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect nights in Seattle to be much warmer, around 60°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Art Museum
Chihuly Garden and Glass
4.7
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Observation Deck
Space Needle
4.3
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Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 22nd (Thu), take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, then admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, then take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook, and finally hike along Iceberg Lake Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Swiftcurrent Falls.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in July: highs in Glacier National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 49°F. On the 23rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails
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Must see
Virginia Falls
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Scenic Drive
Going-to-the-Sun Road
4.8

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Half Dome, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Glacier National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 26:
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Must see
Glacier Point
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Geologic Formation
Half Dome
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Waterfall
Vernal Fall
4.8

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): make a trip to Coit Tower, go for a walk through Lombard Street, then examine the collection at Exploratorium, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning tool.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (57°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums · Nature
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 29th (Thu): shop like a local with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip website.

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 104°F and lows reach 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
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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.
On the 30th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then trot along with Canyon Trail Rides, and finally stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 84°F and 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
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Canyon
Yavapai Point
4.8

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