16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  5​h
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Phoenix
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Santa Monica
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
6
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
7
Pebble Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Mendocino
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Redwood National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Bandon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
Florence
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
14
Waldport
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
15
Cannon Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
16
Raymond
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
17
Poulsbo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
18
Anacortes, Fidalgo Island
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
19
Mukilteo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
20
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

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Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix trip maker site .

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. In September, Phoenix is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 99°F and lows of 78°F. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Golf

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bright Angel Trail, Grand Canyon South Rim and Grand Canyon Village. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. In September, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Phoenix - with highs of 75°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fremont Street Experience. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Fremont Street Experience.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas visit planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 93°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 71°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park and then get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim journey builder site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Anaheim to be slightly colder, temps between 88°F and 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Santa Monica State Beach has been added to your itinerary.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip planner .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Santa Monica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and tram. When traveling from Anaheim in September, plan for little chillier days in Santa Monica, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Historic Sites Beaches Nature
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara road trip planning website .

You can drive from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in September, plan for little chillier nights in Santa Barbara, with lows around 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Pebble Beach.
Highlights from your plan
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

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Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach ©
Pebble Beach is an unincorporated community on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lovers Point Park as well as Pebble Beach Golf Links.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Pebble Beach road trip planning app .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Pebble Beach in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from Santa Barbara in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Pebble Beach, with highs around 72°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Pebble Beach

Golf Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Lovers Point Park
Highlights from your plan
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links
Lovers Point Park ©
Lovers Point Park

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
You've now added Tunnel View to your itinerary.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Getting from Monterey to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Monterey in September, expect little chillier with lows of 38°F in Yosemite National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Fisherman's Wharf to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Lombard Street and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 58°F in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Mendocino.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jug Handle State Reserve.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mendocino trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Mendocino takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Mendocino: temperatures range from 88°F by day to 52°F at night. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mendocino

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Jug Handle State Reserve ©
Jug Handle State Reserve

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
You've now added Redwood National Park to your itinerary.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Redwood National Park driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Mendocino to Redwood National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Mendocino in September, plan for colder days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bandon.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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Bandon

Bandon ©
Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Bandon Dunes Golf Resort has been added to your itinerary.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bandon trip maker site .

Drive from Redwood National Park to Bandon in 4 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Florence.

Things to do in Bandon

Golf Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort ©
Bandon Dunes Golf Resort

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sea Lion Caves as well as Sandland Adventures. On the 20th (Fri), explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves and then try for a hole-in-one at Sandland Adventures.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Florence trip planning tool .

Drive from Bandon to Florence in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Waldport.

Things to do in Florence

Fun & Games Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sandland Adventures ©
Sandland Adventures
Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves

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Waldport

Waldport
Waldport is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. To find photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Waldport tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Florence to Waldport takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in September, and nighttime lows around 50°F. On the 21st (Sat), you'll travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Waldport

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Ecola State Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach day trip planner .

You can drive from Waldport to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in September, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Raymond.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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Raymond

Raymond
Raymond is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Raymond trip planner .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Raymond in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Raymond can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll travel to Poulsbo.

Things to do in Raymond

Museums Parks

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Poulsbo

Poulsbo ©
Poulsbo is a city on Liberty Bay in Kitsap County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get curious at Poulsbo Marine Science Center, then see the interesting displays at Suquamish Museum, and then view the masterpieces at Front Street Gallery.

Start your trip to Poulsbo by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Raymond to Poulsbo takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in September, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Anacortes.

Things to do in Poulsbo

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Suquamish Museum
Highlights from your plan
Suquamish Museum ©
Suquamish Museum
Front Street Gallery ©
Front Street Gallery

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Anacortes, Fidalgo Island

Anacortes is a city in Skagit County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see other places to visit and more tourist information, refer to the Anacortes trip planner .

Drive from Poulsbo to Anacortes in 3 hours. In September, daytime highs in Anacortes are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Mukilteo.

Things to do in Anacortes

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Mukilteo

Mukilteo
Mukilteo, which means "good camping ground," is a waterfront city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States. For ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Mukilteo trip website .

Drive from Anacortes to Mukilteo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and train. September in Mukilteo sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 54°F at night. You will leave for Seattle on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Mukilteo

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bill Speidel's Underground Tour, Seattle Waterfront and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. On the 24th (Tue), take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, make a trip to Space Needle, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then take in the waterfront at Seattle Waterfront, and finally deepen your understanding of the past and present with Bill Speidel's Underground Tour.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip builder website .

You can drive from Mukilteo to Seattle in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bill Speidel's Underground Tour ©
Bill Speidel's Underground Tour
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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