14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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St. Helena
— 2 nights
Drive
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Portland

— 3 nights

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Portland: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Ecola State Park). And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, take a stroll through Ladd's Addition, see the interesting displays at Portland Art Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland holiday builder.

New York City to Portland is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Portland is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 38°F in Portland. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Wildlife

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Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): hike along California Coastal Trail and then take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park planner.

You can drive from Portland to Redwood National Park in 7.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Redwood National Park can reach 56°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

St. Helena

— 2 nights

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Inglenook, then do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, and then stop by Napa Valley Olive Oil.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Helena attractions tool.

Drive from Redwood National Park to St. Helena in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Redwood National Park in February, you will find days in St. Helena are a bit warmer (65°F), and nights are about the same (40°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries · Tours · Shopping

Side Trips

South Lake Tahoe

— 2 nights
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 17th (Thu), get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, and then indulge your senses at Wine Tours From Tahoe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): hit the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals and then ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe planner.

Getting from St. Helena to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from St. Helena in February, things will get little chillier in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 47°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Winter Sports · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 5 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park), USS Midway Museum (in San Diego) and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego (in La Jolla). Pack the 22nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and look for gifts at Bergamot Station.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from South Lake Tahoe to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in February: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 71°F and lows are around 51°F. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Napa Valley travel guide

4.4
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.