29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Phoenix
— 1 night
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Calistoga
— 2 nights
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Fort Bragg
— 2 nights
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Crescent City
— 2 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
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Vancouver
— 1 night
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Woodburn
— 1 night
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Drive to Portland International Airport, Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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San Jose
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Calexico
— 1 night
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Springdale
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore by horseback at KOLI Equestrian Center. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden, see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Phoenix road trip planning app.

Philadelphia to Phoenix is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in August, expect Phoenix to be a bit warmer, temps between 105°F and 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Calistoga.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Calistoga

— 2 nights
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 4th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Safari West, then do a tasting at VJB Cellars, and then learn about winemaking at Stephen & Walker Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, then do a tasting at Francis Ford Coppola Winery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Calistoga online attractions planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to Calistoga in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Calistoga due to the time zone difference. In August, Calistoga is cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 82°F and lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Calistoga

Parks · Wildlife · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Fort Bragg

— 2 nights
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make a trip to Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, cruise along Mendocino Coast, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Cabrillo Light Station. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Caspar Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Seaside Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at MacKerricher State Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Fort Bragg online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Calistoga to Fort Bragg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Calistoga, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Crescent City

— 2 nights
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stop by Rumiano Cheese Company, then trek along Stout Grove, then immerse yourself in nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Point St George Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Trees of Mystery, trek along California Coastal Trail, then stroll through Wilson Creek Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Northcoast Marine Mammal Center.

Plan my day in Crescent City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Fort Bragg to Crescent City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Fort Bragg in August, plan for colder days in Crescent City, with highs around 63°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park

— 2 nights
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Rim Dr and then explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a peaceful walk through Umpqua National Forest, trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail, and then get impressive views of Mount Scott.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Crater Lake National Park vacation planning site.

Traveling by car from Crescent City to Crater Lake National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Crescent City in August, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from 93°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Vancouver

— 1 night
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): hike along Columbia Springs, contemplate the long history of George C. Marshall House, then contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Vancouver trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Crater Lake National Park to Vancouver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August: highs in Vancouver hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks · Outdoors

Portland

— 2 nights

City of Roses

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, then admire the verdant scenery at Willamette Valley, and then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Powell's City of Books, then admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip itinerary site.

Portland is very close to Vancouver. In August, daytime highs in Portland are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Woodburn.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Museums · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Woodburn

— 1 night
Woodburn is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Woodburn trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Portland to Woodburn takes an hour. In August, daily temperatures in Woodburn can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 57°F. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Woodburn

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Shopping

Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then stroll through Panorama Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Woodburn to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Woodburn in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 18th (Tue), get great views at Twin Peaks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Jose

— 2 nights

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Fri): stroll through Natural Bridges State Beach and then take a memorable drive along West Cliff Drive.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Jose online trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in San Jose are somewhat warmer (80°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and then admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens. On the next day, examine the collection at The Getty Center, then explore and take pictures at 26-Mile Bike Path, and then stroll through Santa Monica State Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Jose to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Jose in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

San Diego

— 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): kick back and relax at Pacific Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Shores Park and then stroll through South Carlsbad State Beach.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Diego online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Calexico.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Calexico

— 1 night
Calexico is a city in Imperial County, California. For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Calexico day trip tool.

Drive from San Diego to Calexico in 2 hours. While traveling from San Diego, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Calexico, ranging from highs of 108°F to lows of 81°F. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to Springdale.

Things to do in Calexico

Outdoors · Golf · Shopping

Springdale

— 2 nights
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, cruise along Zion Shuttle, and then view the masterpieces at David J West Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Emerald Pools, explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

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Traveling by car from Calexico to Springdale takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Calexico to Springdale, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Calexico in August, you will find days in Springdale are a bit cooler (90°F), and nights are cooler (54°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Springdale

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Springdale to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Springdale in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (101°F), and nights are much hotter (77°F). On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

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.

Napa Valley travel guide

4.3
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.