16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Omaha
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Omaha
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Portland
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Hood River
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Astoria
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Klamath Falls
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
7
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  17​h
End: Omaha

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Omaha

Omaha
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Omaha travel route planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Omaha. August in Omaha sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 65°F at night. On the 25th (Sun), you're off toPortland.

Things to do in Omaha

Parks Museums Fun & Games

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Go for a jaunt from Salt Lake City to Park City to see Park City Main Street Historic District about 44 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, and don't miss a visit to Kindig It Design.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip planner .

You can fly from Durango to Salt Lake City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Durango in August, with highs in Salt Lake City at 92°F and lows at 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Park City Main Street Historic District
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Park City Main Street Historic District ©

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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.
Get outdoors at Forest Park and Willamette Valley. The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, make a trip to Pioneer Courthouse Square, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, and steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Portland is minus 1 hour. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in August: high temperatures in Portland hover around 85°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for the bus ride to Hood River.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Tours
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Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Forest Park ©
Forest Park
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Starvation Creek State Park and then snap pictures at Bridge of the Gods.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Hood River day trip site .

Traveling by bus from Portland to Hood River takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 60°F. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Astoria.

Things to do in Hood River

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Cascade Locks
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Starvation Creek State Park ©
Starvation Creek State Park
Bridge of the Gods ©
Bridge of the Gods

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Astoria Column.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Astoria online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Hood River to Astoria in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Hood River in August, with highs in Astoria at 71°F and lows at 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Klamath Falls.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Haystack Rock, Seaside Inverted Experience
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum
Astoria Column ©
Astoria Column

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Klamath Falls

Klamath Falls ©
Klamath Falls is a city in and the county seat of Klamath County, Oregon, United States. On the 1st (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Collier Memorial State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Klamath Falls travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Astoria to Klamath Falls in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Astoria, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Klamath Falls, ranging from highs of 76°F to lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Klamath Falls

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trip

Collier Memorial State Park
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Collier Memorial State Park ©
Collier Memorial State Park
Moore Park ©
Moore Park

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Klamath Falls to Zion National Park. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Klamath Falls to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Klamath Falls in September; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 84°F and lows reach 48°F. You'll set off for Bryce Canyon National Park on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 3rd (Tue), hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, explore and take pictures at Sunset Point, and then get great views at Inspiration Point.

Find out how to plan Bryce Canyon National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in September: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 70°F and lows are around 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Down Bike Shop.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Moab road trip site .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Moab at 84°F and lows at 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Turret Arch
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Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Double Down Bike Shop ©
Double Down Bike Shop

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley tour builder .

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 52°F. You'll set off for home on the 15th (Sun).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Outdoors

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