17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  7​h 15​min
1
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
car:  13​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Atlanta
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
8
Covington
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  23​h
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h
End: Portland

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night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park trip tool .

Portland to Redwood National Park is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. In April in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 44°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 23rd (Mon), examine the collection at Cable Car Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to San Francisco fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 67°F and lows are around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
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Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at El Capitan and then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 59°F by day to 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. In April, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 61°F, while nighttime lows are 26°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 26th (Thu), hike along Moab Brand Trails and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Hurrah Pass Road.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Moab trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 71°F and 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hurrah Pass Road ©
Hurrah Pass Road

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 27th (Fri), examine the collection at Margaret Mitchell House, examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, and then identify plant and animal life at Reynolds Nature Preserve.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Atlanta trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Atlanta in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Atlanta when traveling from Moab in April, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Atlanta

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Reynolds Nature Preserve
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World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Reynolds Nature Preserve ©
Reynolds Nature Preserve
Margaret Mitchell House ©
Margaret Mitchell House

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fire Island National Seashore and Swartswood State Park. Get outdoors at Hudson River Expeditions and Soons Orchards & Farm Market. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Ort Farms in Long Valley--about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: examine the collection at New York Public Library and contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Atlanta to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Atlanta in April: high temperatures in New York City hover around 62°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Covington.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fire Island National Seashore, Ort Farms, Soons Orchards & Farm Market, Hudson River Expeditions, Swartswood State Park
Highlights from your plan
Swartswood State Park ©
Swartswood State Park
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Fire Island National Seashore ©
Fire Island National Seashore

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nights
Covington

Covington ©
Covington is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, located at the confluence of the Ohio and Licking Rivers. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Charleston Falls Preserve and Ark Encounter. Visiting Salato Wildlife Education Center and Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Covington: Miami Valley Gaming (in Lebanon), Claiborne Farm (in Paris) and Creation Museum (in Petersburg). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Heritage Center of Clark County.

Plan trip to Covington with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

The Route module can help you plan travel from New York City to Covington. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Covington to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 75°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Covington

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Charleston Falls Preserve, Miami Valley Gaming, Ark Encounter, Heritage Center of Clark County, Claiborne Farm
Highlights from your plan
Salato Wildlife Education Center ©
Ark Encounter
Ark Encounter
Creation Museum
Creation Museum

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night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Chicago journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Covington to Chicago. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Covington to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Chicago are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring and then cruise along Grand Loop Road.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Chicago in May, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 52°F and lows at 27°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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