22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Alameda
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Tram + Train:  9​h 15​min
2
Leavenworth
— 1 day
Train:  4​h 45​min
3
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
North Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Brookings
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Alameda
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
9
Twin Falls
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Alameda

3
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.
Get outdoors at Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. Explore hidden gems such as Yellowstone National Park and Fountain Paint Pot. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls, explore the striking landscape at Beryl Spring, and stroll through Artists’ Paintpots.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Alameda to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Alameda in October, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 47°F and lows about 25°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Leavenworth.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

1
day
Leavenworth

Leavenworth
Leavenworth is a city in Chelan County, Washington, United States. On the 8th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Leavenworth National Fish Hatchery and then hike along Icicle Ridge Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Leavenworth trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and train from Yellowstone National Park to Leavenworth takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Leavenworth, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in Leavenworth at 60°F and lows at 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Leavenworth

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Olympic National Park. Take a break from the city and head to Ruby Beach and Quinault Big Cedar. There's more to do: explore the activities along Crescent Lake and enjoy the sand and surf at Rialto Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Olympic National Park planning tool .

Traveling by train from Leavenworth to Olympic National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Leavenworth in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 44°F in Olympic National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to North Bend.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Quinault Big Cedar
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Rialto Beach ©
Rialto Beach
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

2
nights
North Bend

North Bend ©
North Bend is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States with a population of 9,695 as of the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve and then explore the striking landscape at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the North Bend day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to North Bend with the Route module. October in North Bend sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 49°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Brookings.

Things to do in North Bend

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Shore Acres State Park, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint ©
Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint

2
nights
Brookings

Brookings ©
Brookings is a city in Curry County, Oregon, United States. On the 14th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Northcoast Marine Mammal Center, immerse yourself in nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, then identify plant and animal life at Stout Grove, and finally stroll through Oregon Redwood Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Wilson Creek Beach, then take a peaceful walk through Trees of Mystery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Brookings tour planner .

You can drive from North Bend to Brookings in 2.5 hours. October in Brookings sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Brookings

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Crescent City, Klamath, Enderts Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park ©
Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

2
nights
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 16th (Fri): examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, and then tee off at Lincoln Park.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Brookings to San Francisco. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brookings in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Alameda.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
night
Alameda

Alameda ©
Alameda is a city in Alameda County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Sulphur Creek Nature Center, grab your bike and head to Anthony Chabot Regional Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area, and finally make a trip to Posey Tube.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Alameda holiday maker .

Alameda is very close to San Francisco. October in Alameda sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Alameda

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area, Sulphur Creek Nature Center, Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
San Pablo Reservoir Recreation Area ©
Anthony Chabot Regional Park ©
Anthony Chabot Regional Park
Sulphur Creek Nature Center ©
Sulphur Creek Nature Center

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and El Capitan. Escape the urban bustle at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Yosemite Falls. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Alameda to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from Alameda in October, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 66°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 28°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

3
nights
Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Shoshone Falls and Wood River Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Perrine Bridge and Castle Rocks State Park. Take a break from Twin Falls with a short trip to Hagerman State Fish Hatchery in Hagerman, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: delve into the lush surroundings at Sawtooth National Forest, hike along Rock Creek Park, admire the sheer force of Twin Falls, and stroll through Snake River Canyon Trail.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Twin Falls in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October since evenings lows in Twin Falls dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Castle Rocks State Park, Wood River Trail, Hagerman State Fish Hatchery
Highlights from your plan
Shoshone Falls ©
Shoshone Falls
Castle Rocks State Park ©
Castle Rocks State Park
Rock Creek Park ©
Rock Creek Park

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