30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Bus:  13​h
1
Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Ferry:  1​h 30​min
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Cannon Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Hood River
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus:  5​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

3
nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Escape the urban bustle at Ruby Beach and Third Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hurricane Ridge and Quinault Big Spruce Tree. Change things up with these side-trips from Olympic National Park: Lake Quinault (in Quinault) and First Beach (in La Push). There's more to do: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park tour app .

London, UK to Olympic National Park is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In September in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

La Push, Quinault
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Lake View Cemetery, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then identify plant and animal life at Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery, then take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, and finally take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planning website .

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Olympic National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery ©

4
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cannon Beach and Manzanita Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like North Head Lighthouse and Tillamook Rock Light. Change things up with these side-trips from Cannon Beach: Cape Lookout State Park (in Tillamook), Astoria Column (in Astoria) and Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area (in Pacific City). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Haystack Rock, admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and take an in-depth tour of Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach road trip planning website .

You can drive from Seattle to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

North Head Lighthouse, Camp 18 Logging Museum & Restaurant, Cape Lookout State Park, Manzanita Beach, Astoria Column
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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

3
nights
Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Step out of the city life by going to Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and White Salmon River. Get some cultural insight at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and Cathedral Ridge Winery. Get out of town with these interesting Hood River side-trips: Beacon Rock (in North Bonneville) and Little Zigzag Falls (in Government Camp). There's much more to do: stroll through Mount Hood, do a tasting at Wy'East Vineyards, and examine the collection at Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hood River tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Hood River in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Hood River, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Hood River

Nature Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Beacon Rock, Columbia Gorge Discovery Center & Museum, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Timberline Lodge and Ski Area, Little Zigzag Falls
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Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Take a break from the city and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hood River to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Hood River in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 39°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 17th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon, see the interesting displays at Goldwell Open Air Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Titus Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, and then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker site .

Take a bus from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, Death Valley National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Goldwell Open Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Goldwell Open Air Museum ©
Goldwell Open Air Museum

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then steep yourself in history at Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, then trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, and then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour itinerary maker site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Death Valley National Park in September; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 38°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery, Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest
Giant Forest
Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery ©
Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Bodie State Historic Park and Tuolumne Meadows. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glacier Point and El Capitan. Explore Yosemite National Park's surroundings by going to Black Oak Casino (in Sonora), Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum (in Groveland) and Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve (in Lee Vining). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, and don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park journey app .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Black Oak Casino, Bodie State Historic Park, Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Castello di Amorosa and California State Railroad Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Sacramento (in Sacramento) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, wander the streets of Chinatown, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sacramento, Castello di Amorosa, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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