29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive
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Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly to Reno Tahoe International Airport, Drive to Olympic Valley
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Olympic Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Fly

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Salt Lake City

Crossroads of the West

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get a dose of the wild on Rocky Mountain Outfitters, then admire all the interesting features of Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, and then test your team's savvy at Escape Room Park City. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along The Living Room Trail, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Utah, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip itinerary maker.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Salt Lake City. In October, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 46°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors · Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try your luck at The Mirage, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online travel route planner.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 82°F and lows are around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, walk around Balboa Park, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in San Diego sees daily highs of 78°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

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Palm Springs

Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Tahquitz Canyon, test your problem-solving skills at Escape Room Palm Springs, then steep yourself in history at Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Palm Springs itinerary maker app.

You can drive from San Diego to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Diego in October, you will find days in Palm Springs are somewhat warmer (92°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Vietnam War Memorial (in Westminster). Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and explore and take pictures at 26-Mile Bike Path.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Palm Springs in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 82°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Olympic Valley

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): hike along Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, take an in-depth tour of Gatekeeper's Museum, then whizz through the canopy at Tahoe Treetop Adventure Parks, and finally trek along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Olympic Valley driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Los Angeles to Olympic Valley. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: highs in Olympic Valley hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 26°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic Valley to Yosemite National Park. In October in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between 66°F during the day and 28°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Redwood National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip website.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Redwood National Park when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier and then trek along Skyline Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip maker app.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Expect little chillier evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Redwood National Park in October, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 25th (Sun), get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Grinnell Glacier. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Glacier National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Glacier National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mount Rainier National Park to Glacier National Park. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in October, Glacier National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 31°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Bierstadt Lake, tour the pleasant surroundings at Thunder Lake day hike or backpack, then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road, and finally take some stellar pictures from Milner Pass.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park online road trip planner.

You can fly from Glacier National Park to Rocky Mountain National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in October, expect Rocky Mountain National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 69°F and 39°F. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, get great views at Lookout Point, and trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app.

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, train, taxi, and bus. While traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 47°F to lows of 25°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

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.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

4.3
Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.