12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Dallas
— 1 day
2
Boise
— 1 night
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): see the interesting displays at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, thenexamine the collection at Perot Museum of Nature and Science, thenexamine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally appreciate the history behind John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip maker.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Dallas. In July in Dallas, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums
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The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza ©
The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Perot Museum of Nature and Science

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): get a sense of history and politics at Idaho State Capitol Building, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Zoo Boise, thenhike along Boise River Greenbelt, and finally stop by Cinder Wines.

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Traveling by flight from Dallas to Boise takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Boise is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Dallas in July, expect little chillier with lows of °F in Boise. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails

Side Trip

Cinder Wines
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Idaho State Capitol Building ©
Idaho State Capitol Building
Cinder Wines ©
Cinder Wines

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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenadmire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Seattle online itinerary maker.

Fly from Boise to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Boise to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Boise in July: highs in Seattle hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, thensnap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and finally take a stroll through Union Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Lombard Street, thentake in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, thenstep off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

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You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
On the 7th (Tue), examine the collection at Museum of Ice Cream, thensee the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, thensee the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
On the 9th (Thu), trek along Bright Angel Trail. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the world from above with a helicopter tour and then trek along Rim Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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