17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
subway + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+4
taxi + Fly + tram + foot + bus:  9​h 45​min
Salem
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
Portland
— 6 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip generator.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

3
days
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Mammoth Hot Springs. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail, and don't miss a visit to Artist Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park holiday planner.

Do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park, with lows of 5°C. You'll set off for Salem on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
days
Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. On the 29th (Sun), admire the verdant scenery at Sokol Blosser Winery, appreciate the views at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and then do a tasting at Willamette Valley Vineyards. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Mon): browse the different shops at Woodburn Premium Outlets, then contemplate the long history of Oregon Garden, and then admire the sheer force of Silver Falls State Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Salem travel planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Idaho Falls to Salem. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Idaho Falls to Salem. Traveling from Idaho Falls in July, expect nights in Salem to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Woodburn Premium Outlets, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Willamette Valley Vineyards, Oregon Garden, Silver Falls State Park
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Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery

7
days
Portland

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cannon Beach and Ecola State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Pittock Mansion. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Astoria Column (in Astoria), Haystack Rock (in Cannon Beach) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). Dedicate the 6th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: stop by Powell's City of Books, identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, examine the collection at Portland Art Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portland vacation trip planner.

Getting from Salem to Portland by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Astoria Column, Multnomah Falls, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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