15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin. On your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park journey builder tool.

Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 60°F, while lows dip to 33°F. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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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.
Appreciate the collections at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and take an in-depth tour of Bright Angel History Room.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 75°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums
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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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, don't miss a visit to The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are much warmer (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 23rd (Mon), kick back and relax at Del Mar Beach, stroll through Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Carmel trip maker website.

Getting from Las Vegas to Carmel by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Carmel are colder (72°F), and nights are little chillier (56°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge ©

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planning tool.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Portland

Portland ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, see the interesting displays at Oregon Maritime Museum, then see the interesting displays at Oregon Nikkei Legacy Center, then examine the collection at Portland Art Museum, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

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Getting from San Francisco to Portland by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Highlights from your plan
Portland Art Museum ©
Portland Art Museum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry ©
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 28th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Icefire Glassworks, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach online vacation planner.

You can drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Portland in September, plan for little chillier days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 69°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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