15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US tour itinerary builder

Make it your trip
Fly
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Anaheim
— 1 day
Drive
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Buffalo

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Anaheim

— 1 day

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip itinerary planning website.

Buffalo to Anaheim is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Buffalo to Anaheim is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Buffalo in April, expect nights in Anaheim to be a bit warmer, around 56°F, while days are much hotter, around 78°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then have fun at Balboa Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo and then stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego route planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in April, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (71°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 12th (Tue), stroll around Golden Gate Park, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street. On your second day here, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online travel route planner.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in April, San Francisco is slightly colder at night with lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature
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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 14th (Thu), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's much more to do: stroll through Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, get great views at Valley View, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 59°F to lows of 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 16:

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

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 17th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In April, Las Vegas is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 80°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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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.
On the 20th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park vacation 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 difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 62°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive
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