15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Seattle
— 1 night
Fly
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Seattle

— 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight and then stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle visit planning app.

New Delhi, India to Seattle is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 13.5 hours. While traveling from New Delhi, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Yellowstone National Park

— 4 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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and get great views at Lookout Point.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park vacation maker site.

Fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Seattle in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park day trip planning website.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be about the same, around -2°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Wildlife · Parks · Nature
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Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 1 night

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 8th (Fri): don't miss a visit to The Strip, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Grand Teton National Park to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Teton National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Yosemite National Park

— 3 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 (Sat), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's lots more to do: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online route planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are colder (-2°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

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Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
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