22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Palm Springs
— 1 night
Fly
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Sedona
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Park City
— 1 night
Fly
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Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
Fly
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Bend
— 1 night
Drive
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Shasta
— 1 night
Drive
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Napa
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Santa Monica Pier make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the landmark architecture of California Plaza, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online tour planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Palm Springs

Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the world from above with Joiride, walk around Michael S Wolfson Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Theresa Church, then look for gifts at Wabi Sabi Japan Living, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Palm Springs.

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Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Palm Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Palm Springs hover around 107°F, while lows dip to 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Tours · Fun & Games · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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Sedona

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross and then see Off-Road Tours.

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Traveling by flight from Palm Springs to Sedona takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palm Springs to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Palm Springs in August, with highs in Sedona at 89°F and lows at 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Sedona

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Ticaboo Canyon and then hike along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lake Powell trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Lake Powell takes 7.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Lake Powell can reach 93°F, while at night they dip to 69°F. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

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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 20th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lake Powell to Zion National Park. Traveling from Lake Powell in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 54°F in Zion National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

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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.
On the 21st (Fri), get great views at Paria View, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, things will get little chillier in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 77°F and lows about 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can go by car to Park City.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors

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Park City

Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): find something for the whole family at Park City Alpine Slide, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Fatali Gallery, and finally take a memorable drive along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway.

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Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Park City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in Park City are somewhat warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (48°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

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Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Teton and Upper Geyser Basin. Change things up with these side-trips from Grand Teton National Park: Yellowstone National Park (Golden Gate Canyon, Lookout Point, &more). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with National Park Float Trips, take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, and admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Park City to Grand Teton National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Park City in August; daily highs in Grand Teton National Park reach 78°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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Jackson Hole

The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain, then let the river carry you with Barker-Ewing Whitewater, then surround yourself with nature on Ana's Grand Excursions, and finally don't miss a visit to Town Square. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve and then examine the collection at National Museum of Wildlife Art.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Jackson Hole in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in August, and nighttime lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 29th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls, then get the adrenaline pumping with Tandem BASE, then snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, and finally whizz through the canopy at Zip The Snake with AWOL Adventure Sports.

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You can drive from Jackson Hole to Twin Falls in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle; or fly. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Twin Falls: highs are around 88°F and lows about 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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Bend

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): stop by Artists Gallery Sunriver, see the sky in a new way at Oregon Observatory, then explore the activities along Deschutes River, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Bend trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Twin Falls to Bend in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Twin Falls to Bend. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Twin Falls in August since evenings lows in Bend dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Bend

Museums · Tours · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Crater Lake National Park

Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bend to Crater Lake National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bend in August; daily highs in Crater Lake National Park reach 93°F and lows reach 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Mount Shasta.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta is a city in Siskiyou County, California, at about 3600ft above sea level on the flanks of Mount Shasta, a prominent northern California landmark. Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Shasta-Trinity National Forest, then get curious at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Shasta.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Shasta trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Mount Shasta takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August since evenings lows in Mount Shasta dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Napa.

Things to do in Mount Shasta

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

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Napa

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): walk around Veterans Memorial Park, then see the world from above with Napa Valley Aloft Balloon Rides, and then stop by Oxbow Public Market.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Napa day trip app.

Drive from Mount Shasta to Napa in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Napa are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Napa

Tours · Outdoors · Shopping · Parks

Side Trip

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: glide peacefully along the water with Monterey Bay Kayaks, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then stroll through Carmel River State Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Monterey trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Napa to Monterey by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Napa in September: highs in Monterey hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.