22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States attractions planner
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Anaheim
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
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Mendocino
— 3 nights
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Trinidad
— 3 nights
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North Bend
— 2 nights
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Portland
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Los Angeles — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel to Anaheim.
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Anaheim — 4 nights

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anaheim: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach). Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Disneyland Park. There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park, try out the rides at Downtown Disney District, catch some excitement at Pixar Play Parade, and make a trip to Anaheim Packing District.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Anaheim trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 3 nights

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.
On the 14th (Sun), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

Drive from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Anaheim in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.
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South Lake Tahoe — 3 nights

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Change things up with a short trip to Sand Harbor in Incline Village (about 42 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pope Beach, get engrossed in the history at Tallac Historic Site, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe takes 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in South Lake Tahoe can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mendocino.
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Mendocino — 3 nights

Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Point Arena (Point Arena - Stornetta Unit of the California Coastal National Monument, Point Arena Lighthouse & Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Mendocino Coast, stop by Gallery Bookshop & Bookwinkle's Children's Books, admire the majestic nature at Russian Gulch State Park, and explore the striking landscape at Mendocino Headlands State Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mendocino travel planner.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Mendocino takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August; daily highs in Mendocino reach 39°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Trinidad.
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Trinidad — 3 nights

Trinidad is a seaside city in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8mi north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15mi north of the college town of Arcata. On the 21st (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through College Cove, then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinidad State Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Patrick's Point State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Trinidad driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Mendocino to Trinidad in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Mendocino in August, plan for much colder days in Trinidad, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to North Bend.
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North Bend — 2 nights

North Bend is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States with a population of 9,695 as of the 2010 census. When in North Bend, make a side trip to see Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area in Reedsport, approximately Reedsport away. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park, see Off-Road Tours, and try your luck at The Mill Casino.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the North Bend day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Trinidad to North Bend takes 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in North Bend are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portland.
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Portland — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): make a trip to Pioneer Courthouse Square, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Portland road trip app.

Getting from North Bend to Portland by car takes about 4 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from North Bend in August, with highs in Portland at 34°C and lows at 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Mendocino County travel guide

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Beaches · State Parks · Scenic Drive
Endowed with a dramatic and undeveloped coast and forests of towering redwood trees, Mendocino County draws residents of the San Francisco Bay Area looking for a peaceful vacation. Tranquil sand beaches backed by cliffs offer prime sunset viewing. State parks present scenic hiking and biking options, and wineries serve up fine California vintages. Mendocino County's nutrient-rich soil has also made it a leading area for the cultivation of marijuana--much of which goes to Bay Area medical cannabis dispensaries--and the area has a reputation for brewing fine craft beers. The county also contains numerous points of historical interest, including lighthouses on the coast and museums detailing the region's past. In Mendocino's easygoing towns, you'll encounter small art galleries and charming boutiques.
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