34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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New Orleans
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Houston
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Waco
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Oklahoma City
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Lawton
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Amarillo
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve
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Mesa Verde National Park
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Salt Lake City
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Canyonlands National Park
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Capitol Reef National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park
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Zion National Park
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Drive to Kanab, UT- Glazier's Market, Shuttle to Page
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Page
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Holbrook
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Sedona
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Phoenix
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Las Vegas
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Joshua Tree National Park
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San Diego
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Los Angeles
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Death Valley National Park
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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Fresno
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Yosemite National Park
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Reno
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Lassen Volcanic National Park
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Redwood National Park
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Crater Lake National Park
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Coos Bay
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Cannon Beach
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Portland
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Mount Rainier National Park
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Olympic National Park
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Seattle
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North Cascades National Park
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Glacier National Park
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Billings
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Rapid City
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New Orleans — 1 night

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 27th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally stop by Faulkner House Books.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online route planner.

Westminster to New Orleans is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Westminster to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Westminster in June, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (83°F), and nights are a bit warmer (83°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can fly to Houston.
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Houston — 1 night

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Burke Baker Planetarium as well as Color Factory. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Color Factory and then see the sky in a new way at Burke Baker Planetarium.

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Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect nights in Houston to be slightly colder, around 75°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 92°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to Waco.
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Waco — 1 night

Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Magnolia Market Silos. On the 29th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Waco Mammoth National Monument and then look for gifts at Magnolia Market Silos.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Waco trip planner.

Getting from Houston to Waco by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 92°F in June, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Oklahoma City.
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Oklahoma City — 1 night

Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
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Traveling by car from Waco to Oklahoma City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. June in Oklahoma City sees daily highs of 89°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Lawton.
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Lawton

The city of Lawton is the county seat of Comanche County, in the State of Oklahoma. On the 30th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of the Great Plains.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Lawton travel planner.

Traveling by car from Oklahoma City to Lawton takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Lawton sees daily highs of 92°F and lows of 69°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Amarillo.
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Amarillo — 1 night

Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get a taste of life in the country at Cowgirls and Cowboys in the West.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Amarillo road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Lawton to Amarillo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Lawton in June since evenings lows in Amarillo dip to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve.
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Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve — 1 night

Your day by day itinerary now includes Great Sand Dunes Visitor Center.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve tour itinerary builder tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Amarillo to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve. In July, Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve is little chillier than Amarillo - with highs of 83°F and lows of 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Mesa Verde National Park.
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Mesa Verde National Park — 1 night

Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Spruce Canyon Trail and then delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Mesa Verde National Park day trip planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve to Mesa Verde National Park. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Great Sand Dunes National Park & Preserve in July; daily highs in Mesa Verde National Park reach 90°F and lows reach 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for the flight to Salt Lake City.
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Salt Lake City — 1 night

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Antelope Island State Park has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Antelope Island State Park.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Mesa Verde National Park to Salt Lake City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, car, and shuttle. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 70°F in Salt Lake City. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Canyonlands National Park.
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Canyonlands National Park — 1 night

Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Island In The Sky Visitor Center, Aztec Butte Trail and White Rim Trail. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, get all the information you need at Island In The Sky Visitor Center, then trek along Aztec Butte Trail, then stroll through White Rim Trail, and finally get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Canyonlands National Park route planning app.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Canyonlands National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and car. July in Canyonlands National Park sees daily highs of 97°F and lows of 67°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.
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Capitol Reef National Park — 1 night

Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Capitol Reef National Park trip site.

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Capitol Reef National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Canyonlands National Park in July; daily highs in Capitol Reef National Park reach 81°F and lows reach 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.
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Bryce Canyon National Park — 1 night

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Willis Creek, Bryce Point, Inspiration Point, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): get answers to all your questions at Bryce Canyon Visitor Center, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, get great views at Sunrise Point, trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park road trip site.

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.
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Zion National Park — 1 night

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Angel's Landing as well as The Narrows. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing.

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Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, expect Zion National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 94°F and 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Page.
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Page — 1 night

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Horseshoe Bend has been added to your itinerary. On the 9th (Sat), get great views at Horseshoe Bend.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Page road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and shuttle from Zion National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 73°F in Page. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.
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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 9th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in July: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Holbrook.
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Holbrook — 1 night

Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Painted Desert as well as Petrified Forest National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Holbrook trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Holbrook in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, Holbrook is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 95°F and lows of 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sun) before leaving for Sedona.
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Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Slide Rock State Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona tour planner.

Drive from Holbrook to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Holbrook in July since evenings lows in Sedona dip to 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can go by car to Phoenix.
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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. You can plan Phoenix trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Sedona to Phoenix by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in July, expect Phoenix to be a bit warmer, temps between 106°F and 85°F. On the 10th (Sun), you'll travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 1 night

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day by day itinerary now includes AREA15. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, don't miss a visit to AREA15, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 104°F, while nighttime lows are 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Joshua Tree National Park.
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Joshua Tree National Park — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hall of Horrors, Arch Rock Nature Trail and Cholla Cactus Garden. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden, take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hall of Horrors, and finally hike along Arch Rock Nature Trail.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. July in Joshua Tree National Park sees daily highs of 103°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.
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San Diego — 1 night

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo, La Jolla Cove, The Cave Store, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stop by The Cave Store, stroll through La Jolla Cove, then learn something new at San Diego Sand Castles, and finally meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to San Diego by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July, plan for cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 77°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as Hollywood Sign. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Hollywood Sign, then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the interesting displays at The Hollywood Museum, and finally cruise along Mulholland Drive.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online tour builder.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.
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Death Valley National Park — 1 night

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Ubehebe Crater, Darwin Falls, Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, and other attractions you added. On the 15th (Fri), take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course, cruise along Artists Dr, then explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, and finally explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park tour itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect Death Valley National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 101°F and 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 1 day

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Crescent Meadow Rd, Tunnel Log, Generals Hwy, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): hike along General Grant Tree Trail, take a memorable drive along Kings Canyon Scenic Byway, stroll through Zumwalt Meadow Trail, take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online road trip planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 66°F in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Fresno.
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Fresno — 1 night

The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fresno online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Fresno takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. July in Fresno sees daily highs of 100°F and lows of 70°F at night. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 17th (Sun).
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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.
On the 17th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Fresno to Yosemite National Park takes 3 hours. When traveling from Fresno in July, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Reno.
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Reno — 1 night

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Reno travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Reno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: high temperatures in Reno hover around 95°F and lows are around 62°F. You'll set off for Lassen Volcanic National Park on the 18th (Mon).
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Lassen Volcanic National Park — 1 day

In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
On the 18th (Mon), take in the natural beauty of Bumpass Hell, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lassen Peak , and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manzanita Lake.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lassen Volcanic National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Reno to Lassen Volcanic National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Reno in July; daily highs in Lassen Volcanic National Park reach 101°F and lows reach 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Redwood National Park.
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Redwood National Park — 1 night

Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
You've now added Redwood National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Redwood National Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Redwood National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in July, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be little chillier, around 52°F, while days are cooler, around 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Crater Lake National Park.
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Crater Lake National Park — 1 night

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 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park online day trip planner.

Drive from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 5 hours. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Crater Lake National Park: temperatures range from 94°F by day to 61°F at night. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Coos Bay.
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Coos Bay

Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Your day by day itinerary now includes Sea Lion Caves. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the fascinating underground world of Sea Lion Caves.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Coos Bay in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Crater Lake National Park in July, plan for much colder days in Coos Bay, with highs around 67°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.
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Cannon Beach — 1 night

Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Ecola State Park to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cannon Beach travel route planning app.

Drive from Coos Bay to Cannon Beach in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Portland.
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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.
On the 21st (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo and then stop by Powell's City of Books.

For more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip builder site.

Drive from Cannon Beach to Portland in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Cannon Beach in July, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.
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Mount Rainier National Park — 1 night

The star attraction of Mt.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grove of the Patriarchs, Crystal Mountain Scenic Gondola Ride and Myrtle Falls. On the 22nd (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Grove of the Patriarchs, then catch all the local highlights with Crystal Mountain Scenic Gondola Ride, and then admire the sheer force of Myrtle Falls.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Portland in July since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.
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Olympic National Park — 3 nights

In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Marymere Falls, Cape Flattery Trail, Shi Shi Beach, and other attractions.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park. Traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in July, you will find days in Olympic National Park are a bit cooler (70°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Seattle.
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Seattle — 1 night

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.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Seattle. In July, Seattle is a bit warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F. You'll set off for North Cascades National Park on the 26th (Tue).
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North Cascades National Park — 1 day

North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Rainy Lake, Ladder Creek Falls and N Cascades Hwy. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the activities along Rainy Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Ladder Creek Falls, and then take a memorable drive along N Cascades Hwy.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read North Cascades National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to North Cascades National Park takes 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in North Cascades National Park when traveling from Seattle in July, with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Glacier National Park.
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Glacier National Park — 1 day

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hidden Lake, Going-to-the-Sun Road and Logan Pass. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the verdant scenery at Logan Pass, then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then explore the activities along Hidden Lake.

To find reviews and more tourist information, read Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from North Cascades National Park to Glacier National Park. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from North Cascades National Park to Glacier National Park. Traveling from North Cascades National Park in July, you will find days in Glacier National Park are somewhat warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (49°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can drive to Billings.
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Billings — 1 day

Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Your day by day itinerary now includes ZooMontana as well as Pictograph Cave State Park. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Pictograph Cave State Park and then get to know the resident critters at ZooMontana.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Billings trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Glacier National Park to Billings by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Glacier National Park in July since evenings lows in Billings dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rapid City.
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Rapid City — 1 night

South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rapid City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Billings to Rapid City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 62°F. You will leave for home on the 29th (Fri).
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United States travel guide

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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.
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