9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

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9 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Chattanooga
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  7​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  12​h
End: Chattanooga

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker .

Chattanooga to Las Vegas is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Chattanooga in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Yosemite National Park side-trips: Northern Mariposa County History Center (in Coulterville) and Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum (in Groveland). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and make a trip to Washburn Point.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online journey planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 54°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum, Northern Mariposa County History Center
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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