22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, Drive to Oxbow
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Oxbow
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
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Bus to SeaTac Airport, Foot to International Blvd & S 176th St - Bay 1, Bus to Mount Rainier National Park
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Quincy
— 1 night
Drive
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Hood River
— 1 night
Drive
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Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
Drive
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Silverton
— 2 nights
Drive
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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Umpqua
— 1 night
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Oxbow

— 1 night
Oxbow is an unincorporated community in Baker County, Oregon, United States. On the 2nd (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Hells Canyon National Rec Area and then walk around Copperfield Park and Campground.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Oxbow trip itinerary planner.

Chicago to Oxbow is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Chicago in May; daily highs in Oxbow reach 62°F and lows reach 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Oxbow

Parks · Nature

Olympic National Park

— 2 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bunch Creek Falls. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: witness a stunning natural landmark at Sol Duc Hot Springs, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sol Duc Falls, and then explore the activities along Crescent Lake.

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park online vacation builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Oxbow to Olympic National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Oxbow to Olympic National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Oxbow in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 46°F in Olympic National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Mount Rainier National Park

— 1 night
The star attraction of Mt.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Narada Falls. On the 5th (Wed), trek along Trail of the Shadows, admire the sheer force of Narada Falls, then admire the verdant scenery at Paradise Valley, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park by bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 67°F in May, and nighttime lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Quincy.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Quincy

— 1 night
Quincy is a city in Grant County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Mount Baker - Snoqualmie National Forest, then cruise along Cascade Loop, then learn about winemaking at Cave B Estate Winery Quincy Tasting Room, and finally cruise along Frenchman Coulee.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Quincy. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in May, you will find days in Quincy are somewhat warmer (75°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hood River.

Things to do in Quincy

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Hood River

— 1 night
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Mount Hood. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): trek along Mirror Lake Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Hood, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Full Sail Brewing Company.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Hood River trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Quincy to Hood River takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Quincy in May, plan for slightly colder days in Hood River, with highs around 67°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Hood River

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Winter Sports

Timberline Lodge

— 1 night
Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): delve into the lush surroundings at Ramona Falls Trail and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mt. Hood National Forest.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Timberline Lodge trip planner.

You can drive from Hood River to Timberline Lodge in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 67°F, and evening lows to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Silverton.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

Silverton

— 2 nights
Silverton is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Silver Falls State Park to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sun), experience rural life at Wooden Shoe Tulip Farm, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, and then admire the majestic nature at Silver Falls State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Oregon Garden, then don't miss a visit to The Gordon House, and then snap pictures at Gallon House Bridge.

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You can drive from Timberline Lodge to Silverton in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Silverton

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park

— 2 nights
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Salt Creek Falls. On the 11th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, then take in the dramatic scenery at Salt Creek Falls, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Toketee Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Silverton to Crater Lake National Park takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Silverton in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Crater Lake National Park, with highs around 77°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Umpqua.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Umpqua

— 1 night
Umpqua is an unincorporated community in Douglas County, in the U.S. state of Oregon. You've now added Umpqua National Forest to your itinerary. On the 13th (Thu), take a peaceful walk through Umpqua National Forest, then learn about winemaking at Henry Estate Winery, then take in the views from Rochester Covered Bridge, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Winchester Dam.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Umpqua travel route planner.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Umpqua in 3 hours. In May in Umpqua, expect temperatures between 73°F during the day and 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Umpqua

Parks · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 14th (Fri), explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Redwood National Park driving holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Umpqua to Redwood National Park takes 5 hours. When traveling from Umpqua in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park: temperatures range from 60°F by day to 47°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, hike along Mariposa Grove, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Redwood National Park in May, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Death Valley National Park

— 2 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 19th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, then explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course, then take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Father Crowley Vista Point, make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, then get great views at Dante's View, and finally contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 2 nights

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Sequoia National Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Sequoia National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 84°F, and evening lows to 55°F. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.