16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel route maker

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Livermore
— 1 day
Drive
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Portland
— 1 night
Drive
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Boise
— 1 day
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sparks
— 1 night
Drive

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Livermore

— 1 day
Livermore is a city in Alameda County, California, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Del Valle Regional Park.

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The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Livermore. In September, plan for daily highs up to 87°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Livermore

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Portland

— 1 night

City of Roses

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.
On the 14th (Tue), get outside with Portland Timbers, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and finally get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and finally stroll around Tom McCall Waterfront Park.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Livermore to Portland. When traveling from Livermore in September, plan for little chillier days in Portland, with highs around 76°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Zoos & Aquariums

Boise

— 1 day

City of Trees

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 16th (Thu): stroll through Boise River Greenbelt, contemplate the long history of Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then stop by Cinder Wines.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Boise trip maker tool.

You can fly from Portland to Boise in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Boise

Historic Sites · Trails · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, cruise along Firehole Lake Drive, witness a stunning natural landmark at Lone Star Geyser, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Boise in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (60°F), and nights are colder (33°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Teton National Park

— 3 nights

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Spend the 21st (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's lots more to do: cruise along Teton Park Road, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail, and explore the activities along Leigh Lake.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park road trip planning app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 24th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Arches National Park. There's still lots to do: get interesting insight from Tours, immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, grab your bike and head to Bike Fiend, and admire all the interesting features of Arches National Park Scenic Drive.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Moab trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to Moab in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 84°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Sparks.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Sparks

— 1 night
Sparks is a city in Washoe County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Nevada State Railroad Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church, and then walk around Sparks Marina Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Scheels.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sparks tour site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moab to Sparks. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Moab to Sparks due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sparks

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.

Idaho travel guide

4.6
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.