30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bellingham
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Bellingham
— Few hours
Fly:  3​h 45​min
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
+4
Drive + Fly + Bus + Foot + Bus:  6​h 45​min
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Knoxville
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
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Charleston
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
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Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
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Denver
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  8​h 15​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Bellingham

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Bellingham

Bellingham ©
Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): trek along Whatcom Falls Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bellingham itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Bellingham. In October, daily temperatures in Bellingham can reach 60°F, while at night they dip to 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Bellingham

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Whatcom Falls Park ©
Whatcom Falls Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Bellingham to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bellingham in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 3rd (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, temps between 34°F and 13°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park travel itinerary creator.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, expect nights in Zion National Park to be a bit warmer, around 28°F, while days are much warmer, around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Knoxville.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

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Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Change things up with these side-trips from Knoxville: Sugarlands Distilling Company (in Gatlinburg) and Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Roaring Fork, Mount LeConte, & more). It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Market Square.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Knoxville travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to Knoxville in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Zion National Park to Knoxville. Traveling from Zion National Park in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 38°F in Knoxville. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sugarlands Distilling Company
Highlights from your plan
Market Square ©
Market Square
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

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Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Charleston trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Knoxville to Charleston by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Knoxville in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Charleston: highs are around 68°F and lows about 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 11th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans custom trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Charleston to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Charleston in November, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (63°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (62°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of National World War I Museum and Memorial.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Kansas City trip generator.

Fly from New Orleans to Kansas City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in November, you will find days in Kansas City are a bit cooler (55°F), and nights are much colder (37°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Kansas City

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National WWI Museum and Memorial ©
National WWI Museum and Memorial

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Union Station, Denver, CO and then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Denver itinerary builder.

You can fly from Kansas City to Denver in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kansas City in November, Denver is slightly colder at night with lows of 29°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 17th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along North Kaibab Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and make a trip to Powell Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Denver to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Denver in November since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 21°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 68°F to lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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