17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cincinnati
foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
3
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 30​min
7
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  20​h 45​min
9
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Denver
— 1 night
+3
train + foot + Fly + foot:  5​h 15​min
11
Cincinnati
— Few hours
End: Cincinnati

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Cincinnati to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Filbert Street Stairs ©
Filbert Street Stairs

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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.
On the 5th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site and then hike along Forest Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, admire the striking features of Vista House, then hike along Oneonta Gorge, and finally admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland tour planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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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.
Chihuly Garden and Glass and St. Paul's Church are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Point No Point Lighthouse & Park and Tahoma National Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Seattle: Snoqualmie Falls (in Snoqualmie) and Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island). There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and enjoy the sea views from West Point Lighthouse.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip app .

Fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Point No Point Lighthouse & Park, St. Paul's Church, Bloedel Reserve, Snoqualmie Falls, Tahoma National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park ©
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online visit planner .

Getting from Phoenix to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 66°F and lows are around 34°F. You'll set off for Denver on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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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.
On the 9th (Sun), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple and then explore the striking landscape at Timpanogos Cave National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Golden Spike National Historic Site.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City road trip app .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, things will get warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 89°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Golden Spike National Historic Site, Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Historic 25th Street
Highlights from your plan
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, then delve into the distant past at Tuzigoot National Monument, and finally stroll through Doe Mountain Trail.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona itinerary maker website .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Sedona by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Salt Lake City in June since evenings lows in Sedona dip to 68°F. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Tuzigoot National Monument, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park
Tuzigoot National Monument ©
Tuzigoot National Monument

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a shuttle. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sedona in June, with highs in Phoenix at 107°F and lows at 81°F. On the 14th (Fri), you're off toKeystone.

Things to do in Phoenix

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cosanti Foundation
Highlights from your plan
Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix ©

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore National Memorial. On the 18th (Tue), learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harney Peak, then take in the exciting artwork at Insideout, and finally explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area, then explore the activities along Legion Lake, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Black Hills.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Keystone online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Cincinnati to Keystone takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Cincinnati to Keystone, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Keystone is a bit cooler than Cincinnati - with highs of 73°F and lows of 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Hill City, Black Elk Peak
Highlights from your plan
Black Elk Peak ©
Black Elk Peak
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute

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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.
To see photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Denver trip maker app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Keystone to Denver in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and train; or drive. In June, Denver is somewhat warmer than Keystone - with highs of 83°F and lows of 55°F. You'll set off for Cincinnati on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cincinnati tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Denver to Cincinnati in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Denver to Cincinnati is 2 hours. Traveling from Denver in June, Cincinnati is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©
Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum ©

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