31 days in Western US Itinerary

31 days in Western US Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
5
St. Helena
— Few hours
6
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
8
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
10
San Diego
— 5 nights

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Let the collections at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum capture your imagination. The adventure continues: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino at the MGM Grand, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and have fun at Paris Las Vegas.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions planning app.

Asheville to Las Vegas is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Asheville in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 103°F and lows reach 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 24th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: hike along Rim Trail, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 42°F, while days are little chillier, around 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
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 Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, look for gifts at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

5
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. Let the collections at Musee Mecanique and de Young Museum capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, visit Chinatown, get great views at Twin Peaks, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to go by car to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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hours
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read St. Helena travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): look for gifts at Beach Books, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cannon Beach vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from St. Helena to Cannon Beach in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from St. Helena, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach, ranging from highs of 69°F to lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Beach Books
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Beach Books ©
Beach Books

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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.
On the 6th (Sat), shop like a local with Pike Place Market, look for gifts at Chukar Cherries, and then stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then stroll through Alki Beach, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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night
Olympic National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect Olympic National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 70°F and 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach

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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.
Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Manhattan Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Hermosa Beach and see Hermosa Beach Pier, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and make a trip to Watts Towers.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online holiday builder.

Traveling by flight from Olympic National Park to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 83°F and lows are around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Black's Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mission Beach Park, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego day trip app.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (77°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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