23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport
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Seattle
— 4 nights
Shuttle
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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The Dalles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
Drive
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Portland
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Fort Point for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Golden Gate Bridge and California Academy of Sciences. The adventure continues: trek along Lands End, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip builder.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 5 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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite Falls and El Capitan. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, trek along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, and explore the activities along Merced River.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Seattle

— 4 nights

Emerald City

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.
Visiting Alki Beach and Washington Park Arboretum will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chihuly Garden and Glass and The Museum of Flight. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Tacoma (LeMay - America's Car Museum, Museum of Glass, &more). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, stroll around Kerry Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and see the interesting displays at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary maker app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Seattle. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mount Rainier National Park

— 3 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Visiting Paradise Valley and Grove of the Patriarchs will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail and Longmire Museum. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nisqually Vista Loop, trek along Wonderland Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Nisqually River, and take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park tour builder.

Traveling by shuttle from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 14°C in Mount Rainier National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to The Dalles.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

The Dalles

— 2 nights
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. On the 24th (Tue), walk around Sorosis Park, then examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, then explore the activities along Dalles Dam, and finally don't miss a visit to The Dalles Murals. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Fire Museum in City Hall, look for all kinds of wild species at Tom McCall Nature Preserve, then explore the activities along Port of Hood River, then head outdoors with Big Winds, and finally explore the activities along White Salmon River.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the The Dalles tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to The Dalles. In August, The Dalles is a bit warmer than Mount Rainier National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in The Dalles

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): relax in the rural setting at Draper Girls Country Farm, experience rural life at Mt. View Orchards, then relax in the rural setting at Kiyokawa Family Orchards, and finally contemplate the long history of Timberline Lodge and Ski Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Ramona Falls Trail and then take a peaceful walk through Mt. Hood National Forest.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Timberline Lodge travel route planner.

You can drive from The Dalles to Timberline Lodge in 1.5 hours. When traveling from The Dalles in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Timberline Lodge: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Portland

— 1 night

City of Roses

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.
On the 28th (Sat), head outdoors with Portland Timbers and then take an in-depth tour of Oregon Historical Society.

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You can drive from Timberline Lodge to Portland in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors · Museums

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.

Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.