21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 1 night
2
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
3
Portland
— 2 nights
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
7
Arches National Park
— 1 day
8
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
9
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

1
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): wander the streets of Union Square, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and finally contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planner.

Orange to San Francisco is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orange in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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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 8th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park online trip maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Redwood National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get little chillier in Redwood National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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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 9th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, take a stroll through Ladd's Addition, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, thenadmire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, and finally take a stroll through Northwest (Nob Hill). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Remy Wines, examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, savor the flavors at Sokol Blosser Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Carlton Winemakers Studio, and finally hike along Forest Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Portland vacation maker app.

Drive from Redwood National Park to Portland in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Redwood National Park in July, with highs in Portland at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Wineries

Side Trips

McMinnville, Sokol Blosser Winery, Multnomah Falls, Carlton Winemakers Studio
Highlights from your plan
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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Seattle

Seattle ©
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 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, thendon't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. July in Seattle sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, cruise along Teton Park Road, trek along Jenny Lake Trail, thenhike along Cascade Canyon Trail, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Sacred Heart, and finally take a memorable drive along Signal Mountain Summit Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, thentake an in-depth tour of Murie Centre, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Bridger Teton National Forest.

Plan my day in Grand Teton National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Fly from Seattle to Grand Teton National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Grand Teton National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Grand Teton National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Bridger Teton National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Teton Park Road
Teton Park Road
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

4
nights
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. There's lots more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, cruise along Grand Loop Road, stroll through Trout Lake Trail, and trek along Storm Point Trail.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Windows, thenmake a trip to Delicate Arch, and finally stroll through Devils Garden Trailhead.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Arches National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Arches National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. In July, Arches National Park is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, thenadmire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Canyon Overlook Trail, trek along Angel's Landing, and then stroll through The Narrows.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Zion National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Arches National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Zion National Park, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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day
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Queen's Garden Trail, thentake in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, thenhike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Zion National Park in July: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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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.
Tusayan Museum and Kolb Studio are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, hike along Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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