21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Orlando
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Dallas
— Few hours
Fly + taxi:  5​h 30​min
2
Custer
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Anaheim
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
10
Buena Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
11
West Hollywood
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
14
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
16
Arches National Park
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
17
Pawhuska
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Orlando

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Dallas

Dallas
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dallas online vacation planner .

Orlando to Dallas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Orlando in October since evenings lows in Dallas dip to 62°F. You'll set off for Custer on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife Fun & Games Parks

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Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
On the 2nd (Wed), delve into the lush surroundings at Black Hills National Forest and then admire all the interesting features of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Custer road trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Dallas to Custer in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Custer. Traveling from Dallas in October, things will get colder in Custer: highs are around 57°F and lows about 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest

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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.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Custer to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Custer in October, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 47°F and lows about 25°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, then make a trip to Space Needle, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 63°F, while nights are warmer with lows around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

1
night
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 7th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sun Notch Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park online holiday planner .

Getting from Seattle to Crater Lake National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. While traveling from Seattle, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Sun Notch Trail ©
Sun Notch Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Crater Lake National Park to San Francisco takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at El Capitan and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Wawona day trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Wawona to be slightly colder, around 50°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
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 11th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

Find out how to plan San Diego trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wawona to San Diego. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Wawona in October since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim vacation builder site .

You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego in October, you will find days in Anaheim are a bit warmer (84°F), and nights are about the same (61°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Buena Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers

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night
Buena Park

Buena Park ©
Known by locals as the "Center of the Southland," Buena Park comes alive as the home of the E-Zone area, an entertainment mecca.
On the 13th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Titanic The Artifact Exhibition and then find something for the whole family at Knott's Berry Farm.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Buena Park road trip planning website .

Buena Park is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. In October, daytime highs in Buena Park are 84°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Buena Park

Theme Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Knott's Berry Farm ©
Knott's Berry Farm

1
night
West Hollywood

West Hollywood
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our West Hollywood travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Buena Park to West Hollywood takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Buena Park in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in West Hollywood: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 61°F at night. On the 14th (Mon), you're off toDeath Valley National Park.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, then trek along Daylight Pass, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from West Hollywood to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from West Hollywood in October, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Daylight Pass ©
Daylight Pass
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster.

Start your trip to Las Vegas by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in October since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

1
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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 17th (Thu): get great views at Observation Point and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 36°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: trek along Rim Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday builder .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in October; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 66°F and lows reach 31°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Arches National Park.

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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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 (Sun): stroll through Fiery Furnace and then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Arches National Park in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Arches National Park, with lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pawhuska.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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Pawhuska

Pawhuska ©
Pawhuska is a city in and the county seat of Osage County, Oklahoma, United States.It was named after the 19th-century Osage chief, Paw-Hiu-Skah, which means "White Hair" in English. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Buckin' Flamingo and then take a peaceful walk through Osage Hills State Park.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Pawhuska trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Arches National Park to Pawhuska. The time zone difference when traveling from Arches National Park to Pawhuska is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Pawhuska when traveling from Arches National Park in October, with lows around 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Pawhuska

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Osage Hills State Park ©
Osage Hills State Park
The Buckin' Flamingo ©
The Buckin' Flamingo

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