28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Louisville
Drive:  28​h
1
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 8 nights
car:  8​h
4
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Louisville

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Step out of Phoenix with an excursion to Taliesin West in Scottsdale--about 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, meet the residents at Phoenix Zoo, and get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Phoenix.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip itinerary planner.

Louisville to Phoenix is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Louisville to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Louisville in June, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Phoenix: temperatures range from 107°F by day to 81°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Horseback Riding Tours

8
nights
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website .

Fly from Phoenix to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles. Traveling from Phoenix in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are colder (79°F), and nights are little chillier (62°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

8
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.
Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, trek along Panorama Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park day trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

5
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil) and Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock, Ecola State Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, explore and take pictures at Portland State University, tour the pleasant surroundings at Forest Park, and look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

For photos and tourist information, use the Portland online trip maker .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Portland by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 56°F in Portland. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Helvetia Vineyards & Winery, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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