29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday 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
— 1 night
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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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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
— 3 nights
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Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip planning website.

Philadelphia to Phoenix is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Philadelphia in August, with highs in Phoenix at 105°F and lows at 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Calistoga.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Museums

Calistoga

— 2 nights
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Safari West and then learn about winemaking at VJB Cellars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and then do a tasting at Francis Ford Coppola Winery.

Before you visit Calistoga, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Phoenix to Calistoga by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in August: high temperatures in Calistoga hover around 82°F and lows are around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Wineries

Side Trips

Fort Bragg

— 2 nights
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Mendocino Coast, take in the pleasant sights at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Noyo Headlands Park. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at MacKerricher State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Noyo Beach, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Cabrillo Light Station.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Bragg online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Calistoga to Fort Bragg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Calistoga in August, expect nights in Fort Bragg to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 93°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Crescent City.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Crescent City

— 2 nights
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Northcoast Marine Mammal Center, trek along Stout Grove, and then admire the majestic nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Rumiano Cheese Company, hike along Trillium Falls Hike, and then take an unorthodox tour of Trees of Mystery.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Crescent City trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Fort Bragg to Crescent City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Fort Bragg, expect colder days and about the same nights in Crescent City, ranging from highs of 63°F to lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Crater Lake National Park

— 1 night
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): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park and then admire the sheer force of Plaikni Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park travel route planner.

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. While traveling from Crescent City, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Vancouver.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature · Parks

Vancouver

— 1 night
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. State of Washington, and the largest suburb of Portland, Oregon. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Officers' Row, then contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, then trek along Columbia Springs, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Wintler Community Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Vancouver trip website.

Fly from Crater Lake National Park to Vancouver in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Vancouver, with highs around 84°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls, take a peaceful walk through The Grotto - National Sanctuary of Our Sorrowful Mother, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the views at Willamette Valley, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Washington Park, and then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip planning app.

Portland is just a stone's throw from Vancouver. In August in Portland, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Woodburn.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

Woodburn

— 1 night
Woodburn is a city in Marion County, Oregon, United States. To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Woodburn trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Portland to Woodburn in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Woodburn are 85°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Woodburn

Wineries · Parks · Tours · 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.
On the 15th (Sat), get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online tour itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Woodburn to Yosemite National Park. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Woodburn in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): get great views at Twin Peaks, hike along Lands End, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Golden State Model Railroad Museum, then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument, and then contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (59°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

San Jose

— 2 nights

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 19th (Wed), stroll through Natural Bridges State Beach and then get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. On your second day here, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then cruise along West Cliff Drive.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Jose day trip planning website.

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). Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Theme Parks

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 21st (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and then go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and then explore the world behind art at The Broad.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder app.

You can fly from San Jose to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Jose in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 66°F in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

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 23rd (Sun): stroll through Point Loma and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Coronado Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Calexico.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Calexico

— 1 night
Calexico is a city in Imperial County, California. On the 25th (Tue), stop by Gran Plaza Oulet and then see the interesting displays at Imperial Valley Pioneers Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Calexico trip maker website.

Getting from San Diego to Calexico by car takes about 2 hours. While traveling from San Diego, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Calexico, ranging from highs of 108°F to lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Calexico

Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Springdale

— 2 nights
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at DeZion Gallery, then cruise along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. On your second day here, view the masterpieces at LaFave Gallery, then explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, then cruise along Zion Shuttle, and finally shop like a local with Sorella Gallery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Springdale trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Calexico to Springdale in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Calexico to Springdale is 1 hour. When traveling from Calexico in August, plan for slightly colder days in Springdale, with highs around 90°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Springdale

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
On the 28th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at Titanic, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour planner.

Traveling by car from Springdale to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Springdale, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 101°F to lows of 77°F. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Museums

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.