31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Gulfport
Fly + Drive:  10​h 45​min
1
Underwood
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Cannon Beach
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Denver
— 1 night
Bus:  1​h
6
Colorado Springs
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  10​h
End: Gulfport

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night
Underwood

Underwood ©
To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Underwood trip generator.

Gulfport to Underwood is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from Gulfport in May: highs in Underwood hover around 63°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Underwood

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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AniChe Cellars ©
AniChe Cellars

4
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Visiting Cannon Beach and Ecola State Park will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Haystack Rock and Cape Lookout State Park. Explore Cannon Beach's surroundings by going to Astoria (Columbia River Maritime Museum & Astoria Column). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Manzanita Beach.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Cannon Beach itinerary maker.

You can drive from Underwood to Cannon Beach in 3 hours. Traveling from Underwood in May, Cannon Beach is slightly colder at night with lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Cape Lookout State Park, Manzanita Beach
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): wander the streets of Pike Place Market and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seattle itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in May: highs in Seattle hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 51°F. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

5
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.
Get outdoors at Grand Teton and Old Faithful. Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone Lake. There's much more to do: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail, and stroll through Artist Point.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in May, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 52°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 27°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Denver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Denver is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 67°F and lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Childrens Museums
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Denver Museum of Nature & Science ©
Denver Museum of Nature & Science

2
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pikes Peak and Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Take a break from the city and head to Zipline and Garden of the Gods.

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

Take a bus from Denver to Colorado Springs in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Colorado Springs are 69°F, while nighttime lows are 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
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Pike's Peak - America's Mountain ©
Pike's Peak - America's Mountain
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Hermosa Beach and see Hermosa Beach Pier, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 17th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications and appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Colorado Springs to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Colorado Springs in May, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 75°F and lows about 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls and then immerse yourself in nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos State Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Carmel trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to Carmel in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in Carmel reach 65°F and lows reach 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, San Carlos Cathedral
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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Get a sense of the local culture at Castello di Amorosa and SoMa (South of Market Street). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, explore the engaging exhibits at The Exploratorium, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Carmel to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in San Francisco are 68°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nature

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Bridalveil Fall will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tunnel View and Tioga Pass. When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see Bodie State Historic Park in Bridgeport, approximately 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in May, with lows around 34°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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