27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner
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Fly to Roswell, Taxi to Ruidoso
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Ruidoso
— 1 night
Drive to Albuquerque, Fly to Las Vegas
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bandon
— 1 night
Drive
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Yachats
— 1 night
Drive
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Bend
— 3 nights
Fly
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Colorado Springs
— 4 nights
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Ruidoso — 1 night

Ruidoso is a village in Lincoln County, New Mexico, United States, adjacent to the Lincoln National Forest. On the 18th (Mon), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Kenneth Wyatt Galleries and then pause for some photo ops at Free Spirits at Noisy Water.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Ruidoso online driving holiday planner.

San Antonio to Ruidoso is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Ruidoso is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Antonio in July, with highs in Ruidoso at 80°F and lows at 58°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
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Spas · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping

Las Vegas — 6 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Strip make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Ruidoso to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Ruidoso in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 104°F and lows are around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Shopping
Side Trip

Yosemite National Park — 6 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.
Bring the kids along to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. On the 28th (Thu), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 83°F and lows about 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Redwood National Park — 2 nights

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): hike along Redwood National Park. Keep things going the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 64°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Bandon.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Bandon — 1 night

Bandon is a city in Coos County, Oregon, United States, on the south side of the mouth of the Coquille River. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Coquille Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bandon travel planning app.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Bandon in 4 hours. In August in Bandon, expect temperatures between 68°F during the day and 54°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yachats.
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Parks · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors

Yachats — 1 night

Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. On the 4th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, don't miss a visit to Bazalgette the Whale at Whale Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yachats tour planner.

Traveling by car from Bandon to Yachats takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.
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Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Cannon Beach — 2 nights

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 5th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Icefire Glassworks, and then kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park and then explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cannon Beach day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yachats to Cannon Beach takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Yachats in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cannon Beach, with highs around 71°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Bend.
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Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Side Trip

Bend — 3 nights

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Oregon Observatory and Off-Road Tours. Step out of Bend to go to Redmond and see Smith Rock State Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, pick up some new knowledge with The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery, hike along Falls Creek Trail to Green Lake, and contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Bend tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cannon Beach to Bend in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bend: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Colorado Springs.
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Side Trips

Colorado Springs — 4 nights

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kids will enjoy River Rafting & Tubing and Climbing Tours. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Off-Road Tours (in Buena Vista), Victor Lowell Thomas Museum (in Victor) and Skyline Drive (in Cañon City). Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Garden of the Gods, get to know the resident critters at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, find something for the whole family at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Cheyenne Canon Park.

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You can fly from Bend to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend to Colorado Springs, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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Oregon Coast travel guide

4.3
State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.
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