20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  14​h 30​min
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Hot Sulphur Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Sacramento
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
San Francisco
— Few hours
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Helsinki

2
nights
Denver

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 2nd (Sat): get curious at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center and then contemplate the long history of Dinosaur Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun): see a show at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and then glide through natural beauty at Cherry Creek State Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Denver journey maker tool .

Helsinki, Finland to Denver is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Time (EET) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Helsinki in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denver: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Hot Sulphur Springs.

Things to do in Denver

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trips

Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center, Dinosaur Ridge, Cherry Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Cherry Creek State Park ©
Cherry Creek State Park
Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

1
night
Hot Sulphur Springs

Hot Sulphur Springs
Hot Sulphur Springs is a statutory town and the county seat of Grand County, Colorado, United States. For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hot Sulphur Springs road trip planning site .

You can drive from Denver to Hot Sulphur Springs in 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in June, things will get slightly colder in Hot Sulphur Springs: highs are around 29°C and lows about 3°C. On the 5th (Tue), you're off toKeystone.

Things to do in Hot Sulphur Springs

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Wades Gold Mill and then learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute.

To plan Keystone vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Hot Sulphur Springs to Keystone by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Hot Sulphur Springs in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Keystone, with lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

#Museums, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trips

Hill City, Little Devil's Tower Trail
Highlights from your plan
Wades Gold Mill ©
Wades Gold Mill
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
Prairie Berry Winery ©
Prairie Berry Winery

2
nights
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.
On the 7th (Thu), make a trip to Artist Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip tool .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. While traveling from Keystone, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. On the 9th (Sat), you're off toSalt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 10th (Sun), engage your brain at Wheeler Historic Farm, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect Salt Lake City to be warmer, temps between 37°C and 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Historic Sites, #Childrens Museums, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Wheeler Historic Farm ©
Wheeler Historic Farm

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at Titanic and The Mob Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Paris Las Vegas. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online visit planner .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 46°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planning app .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for much colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 17th (Sun), steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree and then trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park journey planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are slightly colder (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Sacramento.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree

2
nights
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 19th (Tue), examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Old City Cemetery, then admire the striking features of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park, and finally see the interesting displays at California State Capitol Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sacramento driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Sacramento takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sacramento

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Effie Yeaw Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park ©
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Effie Yeaw Nature Center ©
Effie Yeaw Nature Center

few
hours
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary builder website .

Getting from Sacramento to San Francisco by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Sacramento in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Nature, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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