31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive to Salt Lake City International Airport, Fly to Missoula International Airport, Drive to Glacier National Park
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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North Cascades National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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Olympic National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Seattle/Boeing Field, Fly to Medford
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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Cave Junction
— 2 nights
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Point Reyes National Seashore
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Mojave
— 1 night
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Step out of the city life by going to Virginia Falls and Trail of the Cedars. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and hike along Avalanche Lake.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park holiday site.

Castle Dale to Glacier National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Castle Dale in June, with highs in Glacier National Park at 28°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Ladder Creek Falls, then explore and take pictures at N Cascades Hwy, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at North Cascades National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): hike along Maple Pass Loop, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Washington Pass, and then take some stellar pictures from Diablo Lake Vista Point.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read North Cascades National Park day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Glacier National Park to North Cascades National Park with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Glacier National Park to North Cascades National Park. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Mount Rainier National Park

The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Skyline Trail, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Loop, take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs, and then appreciate the views at Paradise Valley.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from North Cascades National Park to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. In June, daily temperatures in Mount Rainier National Park can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Olympic National Park

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Bring the kids along to Ruby Beach and Sol Duc Falls. Escape the urban bustle at Hurricane Ridge and Second Beach Trail. Take a break from Olympic National Park with a short trip to Quinault Big Spruce Tree in Quinault, about 1h 5 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at High Divide, explore and take pictures at Olympic Peninsula Loop Drive, and trek along Ozette Loop Hike.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Olympic National Park route planning website.

Fly from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June, expect nights in Olympic National Park to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

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Crater Lake National Park

Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Crater Lake National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 8.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from Olympic National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cave Junction.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Cave Junction

Cave Junction, incorporated in 1948, is a city in Josephine County, Oregon, United States. On the 17th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Great Cats World Park, identify plant and animal life at Tiger Preservation Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Eight Dollar Mountain Botanical Area. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Siskiyou Smokejumper Base Museum and then Head underground at Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cave Junction trip planner.

Getting from Crater Lake National Park to Cave Junction by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June: highs in Cave Junction hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Cave Junction

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park day trip planning site.

You can drive from Cave Junction to Redwood National Park in 3 hours. When traveling from Cave Junction in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Redwood National Park: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
On the 21st (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Devil's Kitchen and then explore the activities along Boiling Springs Lake.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Lassen Volcanic National Park trip planner.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Lassen Volcanic National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. While traveling from Redwood National Park, expect much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Lassen Volcanic National Park, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 21°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks · Nature

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Point Reyes National Seashore

Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Drakes Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Point Reyes National Seashore itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Point Reyes National Seashore in 5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in June: high temperatures in Point Reyes National Seashore hover around 32°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Point Reyes National Seashore to San Francisco in 2 hours. When traveling from Point Reyes National Seashore in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): hike along Panorama Trail, make a trip to Yosemite Village, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park route planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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A Land of Giants

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at General Grant Tree Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grant Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 40°C and lows about 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Fri) before leaving for Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 1st (Sat), make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, cruise along Artists Dr, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, then explore the stunning scenery at Golden Canyon, and finally explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Mojave.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Museums

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Mojave

Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Hole in the Wall.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Mojave trip itinerary planning app.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Mojave in 3 hours. July in Mojave sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Mojave

Parks · Nature

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 3rd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Barker Dam Trail and then appreciate the views at Hidden Valley Nature Trail.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park online route planner.

Traveling by car from Mojave to Joshua Tree National Park takes 4.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Joshua Tree National Park can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Wildlife

United States travel guide

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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.