19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Portland
— 2 nights
2
Government Camp
— 2 nights
3
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
6
Moab
— 1 night
7
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
8
Santa Fe
— 2 nights

2
nights
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 3rd (Wed), admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, thenstroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, and then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, thentake in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland holiday planning website.

Newark to Portland is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to Portland. Expect slightly colder evenings in Portland when traveling from Newark in July, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Government Camp.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Multnomah Falls
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Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

2
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Government Camp

Government Camp
Government Camp is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, south of Mount Hood and north of Tom Dick and Harry Mountain. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bonneville Hatchery, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildwood Recreation Site, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Zigzag Falls. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and then get impressive views of Mount Hood.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Government Camp trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Portland to Government Camp in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Government Camp are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Government Camp

Parks Nature Winter Sports

Side Trips

Wildwood Recreation Site, Mount Hood, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Bonneville Hatchery
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Bonneville Hatchery
Bonneville Hatchery
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): stroll through Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park and then stroll through Trees of Mystery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from Government Camp to Redwood National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Government Camp in July: high temperatures in Redwood National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Trees of Mystery, Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park ©
Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Visit Golden Gate Bridge and Filbert Street Stairs for their historical value. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Moss Beach to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and look for all kinds of wild species at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay Wildlife Refuge.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco tour builder site.

Getting from Redwood National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

2
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, around °F, while days are somewhat warmer, around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch and then stroll through Double Arch.

Plan a Moab trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab by car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Moab: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Island in the Sky
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Manitou Cliff Dwellings, walk around Garden of the Gods, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Colorado Springs online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Moab to Colorado Springs takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in July, expect Colorado Springs to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Manitou Cliff Dwellings
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Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Manitou Cliff Dwellings
Old Colorado City ©
Old Colorado City
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, thenget to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, thensteep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, and finally contemplate the long history of Santa Fe Plaza.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip builder website.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Santa Fe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trip

Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

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