24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Salt Lake City
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Great Basin National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
2
Crater Lake National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
John Day
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
The Dalles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Corbett
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 7 nights
End: Salt Lake City


1
night
Great Basin National Park

Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park is one of the U.S.'s more out-of-the-way national parks, but those who make the trip are rewarded with the striking contrast of snowcapped peaks rising from a high-altitude desert.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): trek along Alpine Lakes Loop, then stroll through Great Basin National Park, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Lehman Caves. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Bristlecone Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Stella Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Teresa Lake.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Great Basin National Park trip itinerary maker .

Salt Lake City to Great Basin National Park is an approximately 4.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Great Basin National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Great Basin National Park, with lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Great Basin National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Basin National Park
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Lehman Caves ©
Lehman Caves
Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park
Teresa Lake ©
Teresa Lake

4
nights
Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Change things up with these side-trips from Crater Lake National Park: Waldo Lake (in Oakridge), Collier Memorial State Park (in Chiloquin) and Wildlife Safari (in Winston). Spend the 19th (Wed) exploring nature at Crater Lake National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Garfield Peak, head off the coast to Wizard Island, stroll through Castle Crest Wildflower Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park tour itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Great Basin National Park to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Great Basin National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Crater Lake National Park, with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to John Day.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Klamath Museum, Collier Memorial State Park, Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint, Waldo Lake, Wildlife Safari
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Wildlife Safari ©
Wildlife Safari
Waldo Lake ©
Waldo Lake

2
nights
John Day

John Day ©
John Day is a city located about 2mi north of Canyon City in Grant County, Oregon, at the intersection of U.S. You'll find plenty of places to visit near John Day: Sumpter Valley Dredge (in Sumpter) and Thomas Condon Paleontology Center (in Dayville). Spend the 24th (Mon) exploring nature at John Day Fossil Beds National Monument. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along John Day River and get engrossed in the history at Kam Wah Chung and Company Museum.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read John Day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to John Day takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June: high temperatures in John Day hover around 78°F and lows are around 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to The Dalles.

Things to do in John Day

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sumpter Valley Dredge, Thomas Condon Paleontology Center
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John Day Fossil Beds National Monument ©
Kam Wah Chung and Company Museum ©
Kam Wah Chung and Company Museum
Sumpter Valley Dredge ©
Sumpter Valley Dredge

2
nights
The Dalles

The Dalles ©
The Dalles is the county seat and largest city of Wasco County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): hike along Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail and then get impressive views of Mount Hood. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, head outdoors with Fox-Tail Cider, and then examine the collection at Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read The Dalles tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from John Day to The Dalles takes 4 hours. Traveling from John Day in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in The Dalles, with lows of 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Corbett.

Things to do in The Dalles

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Hood River, Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail
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4
nights
Corbett

Corbett ©
Corbett is an unincorporated community on the Columbia River in eastern Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Corbett: Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge) and Welches (Mount Hood National Forest, Salmon River Trail, & more). There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge, trek along Columbia River Highway, and see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Corbett holiday app .

Traveling by car from The Dalles to Corbett takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from The Dalles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Corbett, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Corbett

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Welches, Troutdale, Multnomah Falls, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

7
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Venture out of the city with trips to Heber Valley Artisan Cheese (in Midway), Antelope Island State Park (in Syracuse) and Park City (Park City Alpine Slide, Park City Mountain Resort, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, ponder the world of politics at Utah State Capitol, fly down the slopes at Alta Ski Resort, and take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City road trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Corbett to Salt Lake City. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Corbett to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Corbett in July; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 95°F and lows reach 70°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Park City, Alta Ski Resort, Antelope Island State Park, Heber Valley Artisan Cheese, Bridal Veil Falls
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

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