31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Portland
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Yellowstone National Park
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New Orleans
— 9 nights
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Durango
— 2 nights
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Buena Vista
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
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Yosemite National Park
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation website.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for much warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Portland.
Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Side Trips

Portland — 3 nights

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Take a break from Portland with a short trip to Multnomah Falls in Bridal Veil, about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, and walk around Laurelhurst Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Portland vacation planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Portland by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Portland when traveling from Los Angeles in June, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Yellowstone National Park.
Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Zoos & Aquariums
Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park — 2 nights

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 9th (Thu), witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online travel planner.

You can fly from Portland to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Portland in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are colder (1°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to New Orleans.
Parks · Nature

New Orleans — 9 nights

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, nightlife, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, walk around Audubon Park, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans tour planning app.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New Orleans, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are much hotter (33°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Durango.
Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods

Durango — 2 nights

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Historic Downtown Durango, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Durango Craft Spirits.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Durango day trip planning app.

You can fly from New Orleans to Durango in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Durango. Traveling from New Orleans in June, Durango is much colder at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Buena Vista.
Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Breweries & Distilleries

Buena Vista — 2 nights

The Town of Buena Vista is a Statutory Town in Chaffee County, Colorado, United States. On the 23rd (Thu), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then do a tasting at Vino Salida Wine Cellars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see Off-Road Tours and then get engrossed in the history at South Park City Museum.

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Traveling by car from Durango to Buena Vista takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle, taxi, and bus. While traveling from Durango, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Buena Vista, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Rocky Mountain National Park.
Outdoors · Tours · Museums · Adventure
Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park — 2 nights

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
On the 25th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Trail Ridge Road and then explore the activities along Sprague Lake. On the next day, explore the activities along Bear Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Alberta Falls, and then trek along Emerald Lake Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rocky Mountain National Park day trip planning tool.

Getting from Buena Vista to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. In June, Rocky Mountain National Park is a bit warmer than Buena Vista - with highs of 36°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Colorado Springs.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Colorado Springs — 1 night

Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
On the 27th (Mon), stroll around Garden of the Gods and then get in on the family fun at North Pole Colorado Santa’s Workshop.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Colorado Springs takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Yosemite National Park.
Parks · Theme Parks
Side Trip

Yosemite National Park — 4 nights

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.
On the 30th (Thu), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Colorado Springs to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Colorado Springs in June; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 30°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.

Colorado travel guide

4.3
River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.