15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 day
2
Berkeley
— 2 nights
3
Monterey
— 2 nights
4
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
5
Vancouver
— 1 night
6
Portland
— 1 night
7
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
8
Minneapolis
— 1 night
9
Chicago
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and then admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Berkeley.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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Berkeley

Berkeley ©
Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): do a tasting at Sonoma Valley and then identify plant and animal life at Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Paradise Beach County Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Berkeley road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Berkeley takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Berkeley is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Berkeley

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Sonoma Valley, Paradise Beach County Park
Highlights from your plan
Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve ©
Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve
Sonoma Valley ©
Sonoma Valley
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): take in the views from Bixby Bridge, kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, and then grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, thenadmire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and then kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Monterey online visit planner.

Drive from Berkeley to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of subway, bus, and shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel River State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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night
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Rim Dr, hike along Cleetwood Cove Trail, and then trek along Pinnacles Trail. On your second day here, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park vacation planning website.

Traveling by flight from Monterey to Crater Lake National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. When traveling from Monterey in July, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail
Pinnacles Trail ©
Pinnacles Trail

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night
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. On the 22nd (Mon), admire the striking features of Vista House and then take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site and then trek along Waterfront Renaissance Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Vancouver day trip website.

You can fly from Crater Lake National Park to Vancouver in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July: highs in Vancouver hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Oneonta Gorge, Vista House
Highlights from your plan
Vista House ©
Vista House
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, thenstroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, thentake a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland trip itinerary planning site.

Portland is just a stone's throw from Vancouver. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, thenadmire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, and then take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Highline Trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake.

For other places to visit and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Portland to Glacier National Park by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Glacier National Park, with lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Highline Trail ©
Highline Trail
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Avalanche Lake ©
Avalanche Lake

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, admire the sheer force of Minnehaha Park, and then have fun at Target Field. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Saint Paul, thentest your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, thendelve into the lush surroundings at Baker Park Reserve, and finally see the interesting displays at Como-Harriet Streetcar Line.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Minneapolis day trip planning website.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Minneapolis by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Minneapolis, with lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Baker Park Reserve, Cathedral of Saint Paul
Highlights from your plan
Minnehaha Park ©
Minnehaha Park
Baker Park Reserve ©
Baker Park Reserve
Como-Harriet Streetcar Line ©
Como-Harriet Streetcar Line

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night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 29th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakefront Trail, thenget to know the fascinating history of Chicago Riverwalk, thenadmire the striking features of Chicago Cultural Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Chicago trip tool.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
St Peter's Church ©
St Peter's Church
Chicago Riverwalk ©
Chicago Riverwalk

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