18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Chico
— 1 night
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Big Sur
— 3 nights
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Mojave
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Arco
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along California Coastal Trail and then kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park road trip planning app.

Portland to Redwood National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In June, Redwood National Park is a bit cooler than Portland - with highs of 63°F and lows of 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chico.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

1
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Chico

Chico ©
Chico is the most populous city in Butte County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Bidwell Mansion, then stroll around Bidwell Park, and then make a trip to Honey Run Covered Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chico itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Chico takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Redwood National Park in June, expect nights in Chico to be somewhat warmer, around 65°F, while days are much warmer, around 91°F. You will leave for Big Sur on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Chico

Parks · Historic Sites
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Bidwell Park ©
Bidwell Park
Bidwell Mansion ©
Bidwell Mansion
Honey Run Covered Bridge ©
Honey Run Covered Bridge

3
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Big Sur

Big Sur ©

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 26th (Tue), admire the sheer force of McWay Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Chico to Big Sur by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Chico in June, expect nights in Big Sur to be a bit cooler, around 53°F, while days are much colder, around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Mojave.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

1
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Mojave

Mojave ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): don't miss a visit to World's Tallest Thermometer and then contemplate the long history of Kelso Depot. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Mojave National Preserve.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Mojave tour planner.

You can drive from Big Sur to Mojave in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Big Sur in June, plan for much hotter days in Mojave, with highs around 97°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 71°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mojave

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Mojave National Preserve ©
Mojave National Preserve
Kelso Depot ©
Kelso Depot
World's Tallest Thermometer ©
World's Tallest Thermometer

4
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. On the 2nd (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Mojave to Grand Canyon National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Mojave, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
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Arches National Park

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 5th (Thu), scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and then get great views at Lower Delicate Arch Viewpoint. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch and then immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Arches National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Arches National Park at 97°F and lows at 67°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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Arco

Arco ©
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): see the interesting displays at EBR-1 and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dollar Mountain.

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Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Arco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Arches National Park in July; daily highs in Arco reach 84°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arco

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Winter Sports

Side Trip

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Craters of the Moon National Monument ©
Craters of the Moon National Monument
Sun Valley Resort ©
Sun Valley Resort
EBR-1 ©
EBR-1

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