31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Minneapolis
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Subway + Fly:  4 h
7
Portland
— 4 nights
Bus:  3 h 15 min
8
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Minneapolis

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum, identify plant and animal life at Bear Creek Nature Center, and then stroll around Garden of the Gods.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Minneapolis to Colorado Springs is an approximately 4.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Colorado Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Colorado Springs when traveling from Minneapolis in May, with lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum

2
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 24th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Double Arch and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. On your second day here, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

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

Getting from Colorado Springs to Moab by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Colorado Springs in May, expect Moab to be a bit warmer, temps between 76°F and 49°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

4
nights
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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Moab to San Diego takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Moab in May, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (71°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (61°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, contemplate the long history of Angels Flight Railway, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary maker website.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. May in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 75°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning site.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 43°F in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

4
nights
Portland

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.
When in Portland, make a side trip to see Schreiner's Iris Gardens in Salem, approximately Salem away. There's much more to do: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and trek along Wildwood Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Portland day trip planner.

Do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Portland: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Schreiner's Iris Gardens, Live Laugh Love Art
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Schreiner's Iris Gardens ©
Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Portland Timbers ©
Portland Timbers

4
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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, and explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Seattle visit planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Portland to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daytime highs in Seattle are 74°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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