30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Brussels

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brussels in August; daily highs in Seattle reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Visit Haystack Rock and Manzanita Beach for some beach relaxation. Get in touch with nature at Cannon Beach and Oswald West State Park. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park and identify plant and animal life at Hug Point State Recreation Site.

Start your trip to Cannon Beach by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

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 slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in August; daily highs in Cannon Beach reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hug Point State Recreation Site, Manzanita Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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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.
On the 28th (Wed), trek along Moro Rock and then hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, then cruise along Generals Hwy, and then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Cannon Beach to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Cannon Beach in August, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are much hotter (41°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 30th (Fri), kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Point Lobos.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, read our Carmel day trip website .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, expect nights in Carmel to be a bit cooler, around 16°C, while days are much colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Botanical Garden. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip site .

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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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.
Kids will enjoy Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Nature Center at Happy Isles. Get in touch with nature at Taft Point and Panorama Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA, explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip app .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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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.
Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Escape the urban bustle at San Diego Zoo and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park road trip site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Get in touch with nature at North Kaibab Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 18th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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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