21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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St. Helena
— 1 night
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 1 day
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Portland
— 1 night
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Seattle
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Chicago

Chicago

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 28th (Tue), take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower and then make a trip to Millennium Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Chicago is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in May, things will get a bit warmer in Chicago: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks
Highlights from your trip

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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 29th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Canyon Village Marketplace and then stroll through Rim Trail.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your trip

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego online road trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for colder days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Must see
La Jolla Cove
4.7

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): wander the streets of Montana Avenue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then kick back and relax at Playa Del Rey Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, then look for gifts at Whimsic Alley, and finally stop by Angelino Heights Historic Area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Neighborhood
Montana Avenue
4.2

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then trek along Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then snap pictures at Pohono Bridge, and then stroll around Mariposa Grove.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip planning app.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mariposa Grove
4.7
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Waterfall
Vernal Fall
4.8

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and then do a tasting at Cima Collina.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Big Sur vacation planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur in 5.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in Big Sur hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Winery / Vineyard
Cima Collina
4.8

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take in the exciting artwork at Carmel Art Association, then kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Carmel trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Carmel takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Point Lobos
4.9

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): kick back and relax at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then stroll through Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planner.

Monterey is just a stone's throw from Carmel. June in Monterey sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally walk around Lincoln Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Twin Peaks, wander the streets of SoMa, and then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planner.

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
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St. Helena

St. Helena ©

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): do a tasting at Inglenook, do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, then do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, and finally do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the St. Helena itinerary tool.

Getting from San Francisco to St. Helena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days in St. Helena, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries

Side Trips

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Winery / Vineyard
Inglenook
4.4

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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 13th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from St. Helena to Redwood National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from St. Helena in June, plan for much colder days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors
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World heritage site
Redwood National Park
4.8

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 14th (Fri), browse for treasures at Wheeler Station Antiques, kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach road trip site.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Cannon Beach by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Geologic Formation
Haystack Rock
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Beach
Cannon Beach
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Antique Store
Wheeler Station Antiques
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): stop by Ladd's Addition, then hunt for treasures at Portland Saturday Market, then hike along Forest Park, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Portland takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Cannon Beach, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Portland, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Shopping · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Gift & Specialty Shop
Powell's City of Books
4.8
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Hiking Trail
Forest Park
4.8

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Seattle

Seattle ©

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Pike Place Market
4.3
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Beach
Alki Beach
4.5

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