18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 1 day

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Steamboat Springs

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Steamboat Springs trip builder app.

Gainesville to Steamboat Springs is an approximately 31-hour car ride. You can also fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Gainesville to Steamboat Springs due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Gainesville in August: highs in Steamboat Springs hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Fishing Charter / Tour
Fishing Charters & Tours
5.0
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Golf Course
Haymaker Golf Course
4.4
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
5.0

2
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Moab

Moab ©

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 12th (Wed), trek along Double Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Windows, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Balanced Rock Trail, and finally shop like a local with Tom Till Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Bret Edge Photography Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, then view the masterpieces at Gallery Moab LCA, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Wilson's Arch.

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You can drive from Steamboat Springs to Moab in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Steamboat Springs in August, with highs in Moab at 92°F and lows at 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Delicate Arch
4.9
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Geologic Formation
Double Arch
4.9
Geologic Formation
Windows
4.9

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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 14th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Titanic, then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spring Mountains Visitor Center.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Las Vegas using our trip planner.

Getting from Moab to Las Vegas by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Moab in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 101°F and lows are around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
Counts Kustoms
4.5
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History Museum
Titanic
4.6

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at The Devil's Speedway, explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

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Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Zabriskie Point
4.8

3
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite Falls and May Lake Trailhead. There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, trek along Panorama Trail, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (81°F), and nights are cooler (43°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Yosemite Falls
4.7
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Tioga Pass
4.9

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Breakwater. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at AiX, then grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, then trek along Scenic Road Walkway, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Monterey tour builder site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Monterey by combination of bus and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Monterey to be a bit warmer, around 57°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then trek along Lands End.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Walt Disney Family Museum
4.6
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Hiking Trail
Lands End
4.8

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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 24th (Mon): look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then head outdoors with Portland Timbers, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally wander the streets of Northwest (Nob Hill).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Portland travel planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping · Outdoors · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
4.8
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Outdoor Activity
Portland Timbers
4.7
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Neighborhood
Northwest (Nob Hill)
4.8

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