13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
3
Mill Valley
— Few hours
4
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
5
Newport
— 1 night
6
Astoria
— 1 night
7
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
8
Friday Harbor
— 2 nights
9
Seattle
— 1 night
10
Portland
— 1 night
11
Phoenix
— 1 night

2
nights
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, Mariposa Grove, Tioga Pass, and other attractions. On the 13th (Thu), don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, and then don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park sightseeing site.

Washington DC to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Yosemite National Park is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Washington DC in August, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dolphin & Whale Watching, San Francisco Sailing Company, Sutro Baths, and other attractions you added. On the 15th (Sat), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, thenbrowse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, thenvisit Fisherman's Wharf, and finally contemplate the long history of Sutro Baths.

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Fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mill Valley.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Golden Gate View Point
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

few
hours
Mill Valley

Mill Valley
Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14mi north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mill Valley road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Mill Valley takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mill Valley, with highs around °F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Parks Wineries Outdoors

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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.
Tall Trees Grove has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Mill Valley to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Mill Valley in August, you will find days in Redwood National Park are a bit cooler (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Newport.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sea Lion Caves as well as Oregon Coast Aquarium. On the 18th (Tue), observe the fascinating underwater world at Oregon Coast Aquarium and then Head underground at Sea Lion Caves.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Newport trip planner.

Drive from Redwood National Park to Newport in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Newport are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Newport

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sea Lion Caves
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Coast Aquarium ©
Oregon Coast Aquarium
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

1
night
Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
On the 18th (Tue), kick back and relax at Cannon Beach and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Astoria visit planner.

Drive from Newport to Astoria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Newport in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Astoria: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Astoria

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Cannon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hurricane Ridge as well as Olympic Hot Springs. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Olympic Hot Springs.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park itinerary maker site.

Getting from Astoria to Olympic National Park by bus takes about 7.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in August, and nighttime lows around °F. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Scenic Drive Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

2
nights
Friday Harbor

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Crystal Seas Kayaking - Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get in touch with nature with Crystal Seas Kayaking - Day Tours and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Friday Harbor route planner.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor takes 7 hours. In August in Friday Harbor, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Crystal Seas Kayaking - Day Tours ©
Crystal Seas Kayaking - Day Tours

1
night
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.
You've now added Space Needle to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, thenwalk around Volunteer Park Conservatory, thentake a leisurely stroll along Seattle Waterfront, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

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You can do a combination of from Friday Harbor to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or ride a ferry. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Friday Harbor in August: high temperatures in Seattle hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 23rd (Sun), you're off to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Volunteer Park Conservatory ©
Volunteer Park Conservatory

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Powell's City of Books, Lan Su Chinese Garden, Portland Japanese Garden, and other attractions you added. On the 23rd (Sun), take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, thenadmire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, thendelve into the lush surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Portland day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Seattle to Portland in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. August in Portland sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lan Su Chinese Garden ©
Lan Su Chinese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Take the guesswork out of planning a Phoenix vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Portland to Phoenix in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Phoenix. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Portland in August: highs in Phoenix hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. On the 25th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Parks Tours

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