11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Denver
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
3
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Manzanita
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
8
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
End: Denver

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel route tool .

Denver to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Denver to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Denver in August, with lows around 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

2
nights
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 4th (Sun): play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, then step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Lands End, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions website .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lands End ©
Lands End

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night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 6th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Trillium Falls Hike and then explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Redwood National Park travel route planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from San Francisco to Redwood National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Redwood National Park at 64°F and lows at 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

1
night
Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. On the 7th (Wed), play a few rounds at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort, admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bandon vacation planning tool .

Drive from Redwood National Park to Bandon in 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bandon are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Newport.

Things to do in Bandon

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Bandon State Park ©
Bandon State Park
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

1
night
Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area, identify plant and animal life at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area, and then take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Newport trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Bandon to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Newport, expect temperatures between 64°F during the day and 51°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Manzanita.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Devils Punchbowl State Natural Area ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront ©
Newport's Historic Bayfront

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night
Manzanita

Manzanita ©
Manzanita is a coastal city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, and then kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach Wayside.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Manzanita tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from Newport to Manzanita takes 2.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Newport in August, expect nights in Manzanita to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Manzanita

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Rockaway Beach Wayside
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside

2
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 10th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach and then contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Ruby Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park trip builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Manzanita to Olympic National Park. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 72°F in August, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

1
night
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 12th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area and then enjoy breathtaking views from Sky View Observatory.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and ferry from Olympic National Park to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Olympic National Park in August, with highs in Seattle at 80°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Sky View Observatory ©
Sky View Observatory

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