15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US attractions planner

Make it your trip
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Seattle

— 3 nights

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.
You'll explore and learn at Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Step out of the city life by going to Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seattle attractions app.

New Delhi, India to Seattle is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from New Delhi to Seattle, you'll gain 13.5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in September, things will get much colder in Seattle: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to fly to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 1 — 4:

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful and Upper Geyser Basin. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser, contemplate the waterfront views at Firehole River, and take in the dramatic scenery at Mystic Falls Trail.

Make your Yellowstone National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 8:

Los Angeles

— 1 night

City of Angels

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 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In September, Los Angeles is warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 9:

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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Lembert Dome will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, cruise along Tioga Pass, and don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 12:

San Francisco

— 2 nights

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 13th (Mon): buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the next day, visit Chinatown, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 12 — 14: