31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary planner

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Drive
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Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 5 nights
Foot to Seattle Boeing Field, Fly to Friday Harbor
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Friday Harbor, San Juan Island
— 2 nights
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Fly to Seattle/Lake Union - Seaplane Terminal, Ferry to Bainbridge Ferry Terminal, Bus to Sequim
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Sequim
— 2 nights
Drive
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Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive to California Redwood Coast-Humboldt County Airport, Fly to Reno Tahoe International Airport
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Reno
— 4 nights
Fly to Austin Straubel International Airport, Drive to Wisconsin Rapids
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Wisconsin Rapids
— 3 nights
Drive to Austin Straubel International Airport, Fly to Charlotte Douglas International Airport

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Charleston

— 4 nights
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Take a break from Charleston with a short trip to Thompson Park in Sullivan's Island, about 2h 30 min away. There's much more to do: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, see the interesting displays at Patriots Point, stroll through Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Charleston day trip planning website.

Charlotte to Charleston is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 73°F in Charleston. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Tours

Side Trips

Seattle

— 5 nights

Emerald City

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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and wineries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take a leisurely stroll along Seattle Waterfront, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Charleston to Seattle takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In June, Seattle is little chillier than Charleston - with highs of 74°F and lows of 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Friday Harbor.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Friday Harbor, San Juan Island

— 2 nights
The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at The Whale Museum and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the wide-open spaces of Horseshu Guest Ranch, then get outside with Springtide Paddlesports, and then find something for the whole family at Zip San Juan.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Friday Harbor holiday planner.

Fly from Seattle to Friday Harbor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or ride a ferry. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Seattle in July, with highs in Friday Harbor at 74°F and lows at 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sequim.

Things to do in Friday Harbor

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Theme Parks

Sequim

— 2 nights
Sequim is a city in Clallam County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from New Dungeness Lighthouse, then head outdoors with West Coast Spin Doctors, then experience rural life at B&B Family Farm, and finally head outdoors with Sequim Bay Scenic Pullout. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Purple Haze Lavender Farm, experience rural life at Graysmarsh Berry Farm, then relax in the rural setting at Olympic Lavender Heritage Farm, then walk around Dungeness Landing County Park, and finally walk around Cline Spit County Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sequim trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus from Friday Harbor to Sequim in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and bus. Expect a daytime high around 70°F in July, and nighttime lows around 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Sequim

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Olympic National Park

— 5 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Hurricane Ridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Murhut Falls, hike along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, and enjoy the sand and surf at Ruby Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park online vacation builder.

Explore your travel options from Sequim to Olympic National Park with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Mount Rainier National Park

— 3 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Mount Rainier National Park is known for nature, trails, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier, admire the sheer force of Christine Falls Viewpoint, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, and hike along Paradise Loop.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Mount Rainier National Park. When traveling from Olympic National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mount Rainier National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park road trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. While traveling from Mount Rainier National Park, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Reno

— 4 nights

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Reno: South Lake Tahoe (Tahoe Trout Farm, Kiva Beach, &more), Chollar Mansion (in Virginia City) and Hellman-Ehrman Mansion (in Tahoe City). The adventure continues: explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, enjoy the sand and surf at West End Beach, and get a new perspective on nature at Nevada State Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Reno visit planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to Reno. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in July: highs in Reno hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 62°F. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wisconsin Rapids.

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Wisconsin Rapids

— 3 nights
Wisconsin Rapids is a city in and the county seat of Wood County, Wisconsin, United States. Step out of Wisconsin Rapids with an excursion to Green Circle Trail in Stevens Point--about 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: relax in the rural setting at Glacial Lake Cranberries, contemplate the waterfront views at Namekagon River, admire the natural beauty at Rudolph Grotto Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Sandhill Wildlife Refuge.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Reno to Wisconsin Rapids. Traveling from Reno to Wisconsin Rapids, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Reno in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Wisconsin Rapids: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 59°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Wisconsin Rapids

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

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.

Washington State travel guide

4.2
Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.