20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Portland
— 2 nights
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Boise
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Moab
— 1 night
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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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 13th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site and then walk around Forest Park. On your second day here, admire all the interesting features of Willamette Valley, immerse yourself in nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area, delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest, then hit the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, and finally contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Portland vacation planning app.

Edmonton, Canada to Portland is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Edmonton to Portland. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Edmonton in August; daily highs in Portland reach 34°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in Portland

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Mount Hood, Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument, Mt. Hood National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Mt. Hood National Forest ©
Mt. Hood National Forest

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Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Boise Idaho Temple, look for all kinds of wild species at World Center For Birds of Prey, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Boise National Forest, then hike along Boise River Greenbelt, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Michael's Episcopal Cathedral.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Boise trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Boise takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Portland, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Boise, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marin Headlands and Muir Woods National Monument. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Fort Point. Change things up with a short trip to Safari West in Santa Rosa (about 1h 25 min away). There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get great views at Twin Peaks, trek along Lands End, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Boise to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Boise, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Safari West, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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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.
On the 20th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Wayfarers Chapel, then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach, contemplate the long history of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Newport Beach, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Wayfarers Chapel, 26-Mile Bike Path
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore hidden gems such as River Rafting & Tubing and Mount Charleston. Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Helicopter Tours (in Henderson) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). And it doesn't end there: get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, enjoy some diversion at The Range 702, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, and don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, Helicopter Tours, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
River Rafting & Tubing

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the views from Navajo Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Coyote Buttes, take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Page tour planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Page by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Page due to the time zone difference. In August, Page is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coyote Buttes, Navajo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Arches National Park, then cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, and then trek along Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Moab in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Traveling from Page in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Moab, with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve ©
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon, then fly down the slopes at Woodward Park City, and then explore the striking landscape of Golden Spike National Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip maker app.

Getting from Moab to Salt Lake City by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Woodward Park City, Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Golden Spike National Historic Site
Woodward Park City ©
Woodward Park City

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Faithful and Yellowstone Lake. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Prismatic Spring and Grand Loop Road. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: West Yellowstone (Yellowstone River & Museum of the Yellowstone). Next up on the itinerary: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and hike along Artists’ Paintpots.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, shuttle, bus, and car. In August, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Salt Lake City - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

West Yellowstone
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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