29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly:  7​h 45​min
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Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Calexico
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Fort Bragg
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Crescent City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
11
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
12
Portland
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
13
Woodburn
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
14
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
15
Springdale
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
16
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Philadelphia

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 2nd (Sun), ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix online travel route planner .

Philadelphia to Phoenix is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in August, with highs in Phoenix at 105°F and lows at 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Calexico.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center

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Calexico

Calexico ©
Calexico is a city in Imperial County, California. On the 4th (Tue), look for gifts at Gran Plaza Oulet and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Calexico day trip website .

Drive from Phoenix to Calexico in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Calexico can reach 108°F, while at night they dip to 81°F. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Calexico

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum
Highlights from your plan
Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum ©
Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum
Gran Plaza Oulet ©
Gran Plaza Oulet

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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 5th (Wed): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Calexico to San Diego takes 2 hours. Traveling from Calexico in August, you will find days in San Diego are much colder (78°F), and nights are a bit cooler (68°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
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.
On the 7th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (84°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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San Jose

San Jose
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Jose online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Jose takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier nights in San Jose, with lows around 60°F. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Outdoors Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks. Let the collections at Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences capture your imagination. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey maker site .

You can drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. When traveling from San Jose in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 14th (Fri), learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, do a tasting at Inglenook, then learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a St. Helena trip simple and quick.

Getting from San Francisco to St. Helena by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in St. Helena, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries

Side Trips

B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Inglenook
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Inglenook ©
Inglenook
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

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Fort Bragg

Fort Bragg ©
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. On the 15th (Sat), stroll through Seaside Beach, view the masterpieces at Ananse Village, then cruise along Mendocino Coast, and finally stroll through Noyo Headlands Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Fort Bragg trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from St. Helena to Fort Bragg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from St. Helena, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Crescent City.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Mendocino Coast
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Seaside Beach ©
Seaside Beach
Ananse Village ©
Ananse Village

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Crescent City

Crescent City ©
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): hike along California Coastal Trail, then hike along Trillium Falls Hike, and then examine the collection at End of the Trail Museum. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Rumiano Cheese Company, then kick back and relax at Enderts Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stout Grove, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Point St George Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Crescent City trip maker .

Traveling by car from Fort Bragg to Crescent City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Fort Bragg in August, you will find days in Crescent City are colder (63°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Redwood National Park, End of the Trail Museum
Highlights from your plan
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach

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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.
On the 18th (Tue), take a memorable drive along Rim Dr and then explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Crater Lake National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Crescent City to Crater Lake National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Crescent City in August, expect nights in Crater Lake National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 60°F, while days are much warmer, around 93°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): hike along Banks-Vernonia State Trail, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Crown Zellerbach Trail, and then explore and take pictures at Wintler Community Park. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, wander the streets of Officers' Row, then get engrossed in the history at Clark County Historical Museum, and finally trek along Columbia Springs.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Vancouver trip tool .

Getting from Crater Lake National Park to Vancouver by combination of car and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Vancouver, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Banks-Vernonia State Trail, Crown Zellerbach Trail
Highlights from your plan
Banks-Vernonia State Trail ©
Banks-Vernonia State Trail
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stop by Powell's City of Books, admire the verdant scenery at Sokol Blosser Winery, and then examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Forest Park, admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, and then stroll through Oneonta Gorge.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Portland road trip website .

Portland is just a short distance from Vancouver. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Woodburn.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Sokol Blosser Winery, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Oneonta Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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Woodburn

Woodburn
Woodburn is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Woodburn trip itinerary maker app .

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 23rd (Sun).

Things to do in Woodburn

Wineries Parks Outdoors

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Taft Point and Sentinel Dome. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, and explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Woodburn to Yosemite National Park. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Woodburn in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 27th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Observation Point and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Springdale trip itinerary maker website .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Springdale with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Springdale due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: high temperatures in Springdale hover around 90°F and lows are around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Springdale

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Zion National Park
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
On the 28th (Fri), try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route planner.

Drive from Springdale to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Springdale to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Springdale in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 101°F, while lows dip to 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum