12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
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Portland
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h
2
Red Bluff
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Winslow
— 2 nights
Drive:  22​h 30​min
End: Portland

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Flavel House Museum and Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Cape Meares Lighthouse and Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Oregon Garden (in Silverton), Fort Clatsop National Memorial (in Astoria) and St. Mary's Catholic Church (in Mount Angel). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Silver Falls State Park, contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, and admire the striking features of Vista House.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Portland planner .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Portland. In March, daytime highs in Portland are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours

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night
Red Bluff

Red Bluff ©
Red Bluff is a city in and the county seat of Tehama County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at Gaumer's Jewelry & Musuem and then trek along Sacramento River Bend Area.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Red Bluff trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Portland to Red Bluff. While traveling from Portland, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Red Bluff, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Red Bluff

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Gaumer's Jewelry & Musuem ©
Gaumer's Jewelry & Musuem
Sacramento River Bend Area ©
Sacramento River Bend Area

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area.

Plan my trip to Yosemite National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Red Bluff to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Red Bluff in March, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 53°F, while nights are colder with lows around 23°F. On the 24th (Sun), you'll travel to San Simeon.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
Highlights from your plan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach and then do a tasting at Hearst Ranch Winery.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Simeon trip planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Simeon in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, expect San Simeon to be a bit warmer, temps between 72°F and 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Simeon

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach ©
Hearst Ranch Winery ©
Hearst Ranch Winery

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nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Discovery Cube Orange County, take an in-depth tour of Bowers Museum of Cultural Art, and then have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim trip tool .

Getting from San Simeon to Anaheim by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from San Simeon in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Anaheim, with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Anaheim

Museums Fun & Games Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Ana
Highlights from your plan
Bowers Museum of Cultural Art ©
Bowers Museum of Cultural Art
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©
Discovery Cube Orange County ©
Discovery Cube Orange County

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): have fun and explore at Children’s Museum of Phoenix and then explore the world behind art at Mesa Arts Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): experience rural life at Queen Creek Olive Mill, then see the interesting displays at Superstition Mountain Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Wrigley Mansion.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Phoenix takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anaheim to Phoenix. When traveling from Anaheim in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Phoenix: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mesa Arts Center, Queen Creek Olive Mill, Superstition Mountain Museum
Highlights from your plan
Children’s Museum of Phoenix ©
Children’s Museum of Phoenix
Superstition Mountain Museum ©
Superstition Mountain Museum
Mesa Arts Center ©
Mesa Arts Center

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night
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 29th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, trek along Hermit Trail, and then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in March, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 57°F and lows at 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Winslow.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Hermit Trail
Highlights from your plan
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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nights
Winslow

Winslow ©
Winslow is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Rock Art Canyon Ranch, then examine the collection at Old Trails Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at 9/11 Remembrance Garden, and finally stop by ARIZONA 66 Trading Company. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Navajo County Historical Museum, take a peaceful walk through Jasper Forest Overlook, then contemplate the long history of Puerco Pueblo, and finally explore the fascinating landscape at Petrified Forest National Park.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Winslow online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Winslow in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, things will get a bit warmer in Winslow: highs are around 68°F and lows about 32°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Winslow

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Petrified Forest National Park, Holbrook
Highlights from your plan
Old Trails Museum ©
Old Trails Museum
Navajo County Historical Museum ©
Navajo County Historical Museum
Puerco Pueblo ©
Puerco Pueblo

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