28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Redwood National Park
— Few hours
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Portland
— Few hours
3
Seattle
— 1 day
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
5
Minneapolis
— 1 night
6
Milwaukee
— 1 night
7
Chicago
— 2 nights
8
New York City
— 2 nights
9
Washington DC
— 1 night
10
Miami
— 2 nights
11
Houston
— 1 day
12
El Paso
— 1 night
13
Phoenix
— 1 night
14
San Diego
— 2 nights
15
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
16
Santa Cruz
— 2 nights

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park driving holiday planning tool.

Marysville to Redwood National Park is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Marysville in May, you will find days in Redwood National Park are much colder (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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Portland

Portland
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.
To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Portland trip planner.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Portland in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Redwood National Park in May, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). You'll set off for Seattle on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Wineries

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Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Seahurst Beach Park and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Beaches Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Uncle Tom's Trail. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Artist Point.

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

Fly from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around °F, while nights are cooler with lows around °F. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Minneapolis trip site.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Minneapolis by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Minneapolis, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. You will leave for Milwaukee on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

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Milwaukee

Milwaukee
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Milwaukee day trip planning tool.

Fly from Minneapolis to Milwaukee in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Milwaukee can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. On the 7th (Fri), you're off to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Milwaukee to Chicago takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 9th (Sun), wander the streets of Times Square.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In June, daily temperatures in New York City can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Narwhal Yacht Charters ©
Narwhal Yacht Charters
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, thenexamine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, thentake a stroll through Old Town, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): deepen your understanding at Georgetown University, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and then contemplate the long history of Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday tool.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and then identify plant and animal life at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): kick back and relax at South Beach, thentake a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then add some fun to your beach time Mark the Shark.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Miami takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Washington DC in June since evenings lows in Miami dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Miami

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail
Highlights from your plan
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail ©
Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach

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Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 16th (Sun), get curious at Cockrell Butterfly Center and then walk around Hermann Park.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Houston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Houston is minus 1 hour. In June, daytime highs in Houston are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Golf
Highlights from your plan
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park

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El Paso

El Paso ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at El Paso Saddleblanket, thenadmire the majestic nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, and then get some fabulous bargains at The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the El Paso route planning app.

Getting from Houston to El Paso by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to El Paso, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Houston in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in El Paso: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in El Paso

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso
Highlights from your plan
The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso ©
The Outlet Shoppes at El Paso
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park
El Paso Saddleblanket ©
El Paso Saddleblanket

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 18th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

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Traveling by flight from El Paso to Phoenix takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from El Paso in June; daily highs in Phoenix reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego tour itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Phoenix to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Phoenix in June, you will find days in San Diego are colder (°F), and nights are a bit cooler (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Monica Pier and The Getty Center. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Montana Avenue, &more). There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Cannery Row, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then kick back and relax at Point Lobos.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Santa Cruz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: high temperatures in Santa Cruz hover around °F and lows are around °F. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Carmel, Cannery Row
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach