30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Portland
Drive:  14​h 30​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 15​min
3
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  14​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 1 day
Drive:  13​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Quarryville
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 45​min
7
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
9
Houston
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
10
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  17​h
11
Morrison
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 45​min
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
13
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
14
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
15
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
End: Portland

2
nights
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 your second day here, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then trek along Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip tool .

Portland to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Portland to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in May, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 27°F, while days are slightly colder, around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

2
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
You've now added String Lake to your itinerary. On the 8th (Wed), fly down the slopes at Grand Targhee Ski Resort. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at String Lake.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole trip planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, expect Jackson Hole to be somewhat warmer, temps between 60°F and 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grand Targhee Ski Resort, String Lake
Highlights from your plan
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort
String Lake ©
String Lake

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial and then appreciate the views at Roughlock Falls State Nature Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute and then learn about winemaking at Twisted Pine Winery.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Keystone trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jackson Hole to Keystone takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. In May, daily temperatures in Keystone can reach 59°F, while at night they dip to 37°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hill City, Roughlock Falls State Nature Area
Highlights from your plan
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area ©
Roughlock Falls State Nature Area
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the activities along Lake Michigan.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago sightseeing planner.

Getting from Keystone to Chicago by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Keystone to Chicago, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Keystone in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Chicago: highs are around 71°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Lake Michigan ©
Lake Michigan

1
night
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Radio City Music Hall, Central Park, 9/11 Memorial, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): wander the streets of Times Square, explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, and then go for a walk through Central Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some music at Radio City Music Hall.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. In May, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Quarryville.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Nightlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
Radio City Music Hall ©
Radio City Music Hall

1
night
Quarryville

Quarryville
Quarryville is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Quarryville travel route planner .

You can drive from New York City to Quarryville in 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Quarryville can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. On the 15th (Wed), you'll travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Quarryville

Shopping Tours Outdoors

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the history at Stones River National Battlefield, do a tasting at Arrington Vineyards, then see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Nashville tour app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Quarryville to Nashville. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Quarryville in May, with highs in Nashville at 80°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Stones River National Battlefield, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery ©
Nelson's Green Brier Distillery
Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards

2
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then admire the striking features of The Orpheum Theatre, and finally appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, try your luck at Horseshoe Casino, and then try to win big at Gold Strike Casino.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Memphis online journey builder .

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 61°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Memphis

Casinos Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

1
day
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Historic District Market Square and then play a few rounds at Memorial Park.

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

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Houston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Memphis in May, Houston is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Houston

Outdoors Golf Parks
Highlights from your plan
Memorial Park ©
Memorial Park

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nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip planner .

Traveling by car from Houston to Austin takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 85°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. You will leave for Morrison on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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nights
Morrison

Morrison ©
The historic Town of Morrison is a Home Rule Municipality in Jefferson County, Colorado, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): try your luck at Golden Mardi Gras Casino and then try to win big at Ameristar Casino Resort Spa. On the next day, fly down the slopes at Winter Park Resort.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Morrison driving holiday planning website .

You can drive from Austin to Morrison in 17 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Austin to Morrison, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in May, expect nights in Morrison to be colder, around 44°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Morrison

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Black Hawk, Winter Park Resort
Highlights from your plan
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre ©
Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa ©
Ameristar Casino Resort Spa

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nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Spend the 28th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. There's lots more to do: take in a show at Hopi House, get great views at Mohave Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and examine the collection at Kolb Studio.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Morrison to Grand Canyon National Park takes 11 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Morrison in May since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and finally take an in-depth tour of Titanic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Titanic ©
Titanic
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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night
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 31st (Fri), admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 75°F and lows reach 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning app .

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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