22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  18​h
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Abiquiu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Taos
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Denver
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Pine Ridge
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Riverton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Jackson Hole
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Bozeman
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  3​h 45​min
Tacoma
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  2​h 45​min
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h
Orcas Island
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Lopez Island
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Sydney

few
hours
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 17°C. On the 7th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Greystone Mansion
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits & Museum
Greystone Mansion

1
day
Flagstaff

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Historic Downtown and Railroad District, admire the majestic nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, and then see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Flagstaff by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Flagstaff is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Flagstaff hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lowell Observatory

few
hours
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Monument Valley takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Abiquiu.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

few
hours
Abiquiu

Abiquiú is a small census-designated place located in Rio Arriba County, in northern New Mexico in the southwestern United States, about 53 miles north of Santa Fe. For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Abiquiu travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Abiquiu takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Taos.

Things to do in Abiquiu

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ghost Ranch

few
hours
Taos

Many residents have shunned fast-paced city living for Taos's laid-back vibe and blend of Spanish, Native American, and Anglo cultures.
To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Taos tour planner.

You can drive from Abiquiu to Taos in 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Abiquiu in May since evenings lows in Taos dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Taos

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan

1
day
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Molly Brown House Museum and then stroll the grounds of The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave.

For maps and tourist information, refer to the Denver sightseeing planner.

Getting from Taos to Denver by combination of car and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Taos in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 7°C in Denver. On the 12th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Highlights from your plan
The Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave
Molly Brown House Museum

2
days
Keystone

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Presidential Trail and then take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Keystone itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Denver to Keystone in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In May, daytime highs in Keystone are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pine Ridge.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Custer, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Iron Mountain Road
Needles Eye Tunnel

few
hours
Pine Ridge

Pine Ridge is a census-designated place and the most populous community in Oglala Lakota County, South Dakota, United States. To find other places to visit and more tourist information, use the Pine Ridge travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Keystone to Pine Ridge takes 2 hours. May in Pine Ridge sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Riverton.
Highlights from your plan
Heritage Center

1
day
Riverton

Riverton is a city in Fremont County, Wyoming, United States. To find other places to visit and tourist information, read Riverton trip generator.

Traveling by car from Pine Ridge to Riverton takes 6 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Riverton can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. You will leave for Jackson Hole on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Riverton

Parks Nature Museums

3
days
Jackson Hole

The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Get outdoors at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve and Jenny Lake Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Jenny Lake and Teton Mountaineering. There's more to do: identify plant and animal life at Teton Raptor Center and browse the exhibits of National Museum of Wildlife Art.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Riverton to Jackson Hole takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Riverton in May: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 18°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Jenny Lake Trail
Highlights from your plan
National Elk Refuge
Laurance Rockefeller Preserve
Teton Raptor Center

1
day
West Yellowstone

The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 20th (Sun), trot along with a tour on horseback and then contemplate the long history of Earthquake Lake.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the West Yellowstone travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to West Yellowstone takes 3 hours. When traveling from Jackson Hole in May, plan for a bit cooler days in West Yellowstone, with highs around 14°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Earthquake Lake

1
day
Bozeman

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 21st (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Bozeman and then learn more about the world around you at Museum of the Rockies.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Bozeman trip generator.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Bozeman by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in May: high temperatures in Bozeman hover around 21°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Tacoma.

Things to do in Bozeman

Childrens Museums Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Rockies
Downtown Bozeman

1
day
Tacoma

Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city in and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Museum of Glass and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Defiance Park.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Tacoma travel itinerary creator.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Bozeman to Tacoma in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Bozeman in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Tacoma, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Tacoma

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Point Defiance Park
Museum of Glass

1
day
Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
On the 23rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum, then relax in the rural setting at Pelindaba Lavender Farm, and then admire the majestic nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Friday Harbor trip planner.

Getting from Tacoma to Friday Harbor by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to ride a ferry to Orcas Island.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lime Kiln Point State Park
Pelindaba Lavender Farm
The Whale Museum

1
day
Orcas Island

Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Orcas Island Pottery and then immerse yourself in nature at Moran State Park.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Orcas Island holiday planner.

Traveling by ferry from Friday Harbor to Orcas Island takes an hour. In May, daytime highs in Orcas Island are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Lopez Island.

Things to do in Orcas Island

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Moran State Park
Orcas Island Pottery

1
day
Lopez Island

Lopez Island is the third largest of the San Juan Islands & an unincorporated town in San Juan County, Washington, United States. On the 25th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Shark Reef Sanctuary.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Lopez Island trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Orcas Island to Lopez Island in an hour. In May in Lopez Island, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Lopez Island

Parks Wildlife

1
day
Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 26th (Sat), delve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, examine the collection at Portland Art Museum, and then admire the verdant scenery at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Lopez Island to Portland with the Route module. Traveling from Lopez Island in May, expect Portland to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. You will leave for home on the 27th (Sun).

Things to do in Portland

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Portland Art Museum

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