20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

You are viewing a shared plan.  Customize plan

Route & dates

20 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  12​h
Seattle
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
London

1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
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 21st (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. James Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Seattle day trip planning website .

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Seattle is minus 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in May: highs in Seattle hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
St. James Cathedral ©
St. James Cathedral
Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, take a stroll through Pearl District, and then hike along Forest Park.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland holiday planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Portland sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Vancouver National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan

1
day
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Diego road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Diego takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Portland in May, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

2
days
Austin

Austin
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Dick's Classic Car Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Jacob's Well Natural Area, and then learn about winemaking at Duchman Family Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at The Blanton Museum of Art, and then wander the streets of Rainey Street.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Austin vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Austin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Austin. Traveling from San Diego in May, you will find days in Austin are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

Jacob's Well Natural Area, Dick's Classic Car Museum, Duchman Family Winery
Highlights from your plan
Dick's Classic Car Museum
Dick's Classic Car Museum
Jacob's Well Natural Area ©
Jacob's Well Natural Area
Duchman Family Winery
Duchman Family Winery

3
days
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Popular historic sites such as El Santuario de Chimayo Historic Site and San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church are in your itinerary. Explore hidden gems such as Millicent Rogers Museum and Bradbury Science Museum. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of San Miguel Chapel, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and see the interesting displays at Harrell House of Natural Oddities.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Santa Fe using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Austin to Santa Fe takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in May, expect nights in Santa Fe to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trips

San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church, El Santuario de Chimayo Historic Site, Bradbury Science Museum, Millicent Rogers Museum
Highlights from your plan
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church ©
El Santuario de Chimayo Historic Site ©

5
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Tuzigoot National Monument and Palatki Ruins. Take a break from the city and head to Doe Mountain Trail and Fay Canyon Trail. Explore Sedona's surroundings by going to Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room (in Cottonwood), Prescott (Sharlot Hall Museum & Whiskey Row) and Jerome (Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town & Jerome State Historic Park). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood and take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sedona day trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Santa Fe to Sedona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in Sedona. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Cottonwood, Jerome, Prescott, Tuzigoot National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Tuzigoot National Monument ©
Tuzigoot National Monument
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park
Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park

5
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Shoshone Point and North Kaibab Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like Inner Canyon and Navajo Point. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Grand Canyon National Park: Supai (Havasupai Falls & Mooney Falls). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, get great views at Yaki Point, admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, and take in a show at Hopi House.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park route planning app .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in June, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Supai
Highlights from your plan
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
Shoshone Point ©
Shoshone Point
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

Similar Plans

24 days in Las Vegas & California SEE PLAN June, teens, kids, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in California BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, kids, culture, beaches, shopping, popular PREFERENCES: September, kids, culture, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Las Vegas & California BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND July, kids, popular PREFERENCES: July, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 21 days in Seattle BY A USER FROM SPAIN March, popular PREFERENCES: March ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in California, Grand Canyon National Park & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM ARGENTINA April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 23 days in California & Grand Canyon National Park BY A USER FROM ITALY July, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA May, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans