15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Bakersfield
1
Bakersfield
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h 45 min
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
3
Keystone
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6 h 45 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  8 h
End: Bakersfield

3
nights
Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bring the kids along to Santa Monica State Beach and California Area Living Museum (CALM). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bakersfield: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, Camera Obscura, &more) and Los Angeles (Bradbury Building, Japanese American National Museum, &more).

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Bakersfield visit planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Bakersfield. In May, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Historic Sites Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Los Angeles, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Angels Flight Railway ©
Angels Flight Railway
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Camera Obscura ©
Camera Obscura

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Space Needle and Seattle Aquarium make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, get to know the resident critters at Woodland Park Zoo, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bakersfield to Seattle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Bakersfield in May, with highs in Seattle at 68°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures, then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Keystone travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Keystone takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle to Keystone, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in May, expect Keystone to be slightly colder, temps between 59°F and 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Keystone

Theme Parks Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Breezy Point Picnic Area ©
Breezy Point Picnic Area

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Garden of the Gods and Battlefield Colorado. Venture out of the city with trips to Estes Park (Images of Rocky Mountain National Park, Spas, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Littleton Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Denver Zoo.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver tour itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Denver takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in May: high temperatures in Denver hover around 66°F and lows are around 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Estes Park, Colorado Springs, Littleton Museum
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Littleton Museum ©
Littleton Museum

4
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, hike along Bright Angel Trail, and see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Denver to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Denver in June, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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