8 days in Western US Itinerary

8 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US attractions planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park

— 2 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Beehive Geyser. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Mount Washburn and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online visit planner.

New York City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from New York City in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (66°F), and nights are cooler (34°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Seattle

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 74°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 15:

Yosemite National Park

— 1 night
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 16th (Thu), stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

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

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Seattle in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco journey planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature
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