29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dublin
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Calistoga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Jenner
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
10
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Dublin

2
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): examine the collection at Skateboarding Hall of Fame and Museum. On your second day here, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano, and then see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel route planner .

Dublin, Ireland to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dublin to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Dublin in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, San Juan Capistrano, Skateboarding Hall of Fame and Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano ©
Carbon Beach ©
Carbon Beach

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Pinball Hall of Fame. Get some cultural insight at Titanic and Nelson Ghost Town. Change things up with a short trip to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Nelson Ghost Town, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach
Nelson Ghost Town ©
Nelson Ghost Town
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Relax by the water at Carmel River State Beach and Point Lobos. Discover out-of-the-way places like Monterey Bay and Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe. Spend the 2nd (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: admire all the interesting features of Seventeen Mile Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and take in the history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Monterey online trip builder .

Fly from Las Vegas to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Monterey at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Sacramento.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe ©
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): examine the collection at Old Sacramento, learn about winemaking at The Undergound Tasting Room, examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, then examine the collection at California State Capitol Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sacramento day trip site .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Sacramento takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Monterey in September, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car to Calistoga.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament ©
California State Capitol Museum ©
California State Capitol Museum
The Undergound Tasting Room ©
The Undergound Tasting Room

2
nights
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, then learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Francis Ford Coppola Winery. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Safari West, then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa, then learn about winemaking at Charles Krug Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Calistoga trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Sacramento to Calistoga in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Sacramento in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Calistoga, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to drive to Jenner.

Things to do in Calistoga

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

St. Helena, Safari West, Gracianna Winery, Francis Ford Coppola Winery, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Francis Ford Coppola Winery ©
Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

2
nights
Jenner

Jenner ©
Jenner is a small coastal town and census-designated place (CDP) with a population of about 136 in Sonoma County, California, U.S. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the fascinating landscape at Salt Point State Park and then contemplate the long history of Fort Ross State Historic Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Goat Rock Beach, then immerse yourself in nature at Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail, and then visit a coastal fixture at Point Reyes Lighthouse.

For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Jenner trip planner .

You can drive from Calistoga to Jenner in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Jenner can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Jenner

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Point Reyes Lighthouse, Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail
Highlights from your plan
Salt Point State Park ©
Salt Point State Park
Fort Ross State Historic Park ©
Fort Ross State Historic Park
Point Reyes Lighthouse ©
Point Reyes Lighthouse

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 9th (Mon), trek along Redwood National Park. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Lady Bird Johnson Grove and then trek along Trillium Falls Hike.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Jenner to Redwood National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Jenner in September: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Klamath Museum and Train Mountain Railroad Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Crater Lake National Park and Toketee Falls. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Crater Lake National Park: Umpqua National Forest (in Umpqua) and National Creek Falls (in Prospect). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cleetwood Cove Trail, cruise along Rim Dr, explore the activities along Rogue River, and take in the awesome beauty at Watchman Peak.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary website .

Drive from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Redwood National Park in September, expect nights in Crater Lake National Park to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Prospect, Train Mountain Railroad Museum, Fort Klamath Museum, Umpqua National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Columbia River Maritime Museum and The Lewis And Clark National And State Historical Parks. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Cannon Beach and Rockaway Beach Wayside. Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Astoria Column (in Astoria), Starvation Creek State Park (in Cascade Locks) and Phelps Creek Vineyards (in Hood River). Dedicate the 19th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock, identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, and take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner .

Getting from Crater Lake National Park to Portland by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Astoria, Cannon Beach, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Starvation Creek State Park, Phelps Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Rockaway Beach Wayside ©
Rockaway Beach Wayside
Starvation Creek State Park ©
Starvation Creek State Park

3
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour and Museum of Pop Culture. You'll get in some beach time at Seahurst Beach Park and Marina Beach Park. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Murhut Falls (in Olympic National Park) and Staircase Rapids Nature Trail (in Hoodsport). There's more to do: explore and take pictures at Safeco Field and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle travel route planner .

Fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Seattle, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Boeing Future of Flight, Marina Beach Park, Murhut Falls, Staircase Rapids Nature Trail, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park
Museum of Pop Culture ©
Museum of Pop Culture
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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