34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
9
Great Falls
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
10
Spokane Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
13
Coos Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
14
Gold Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
15
San Francisco
— 1 night
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Grace Cathedral. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. There's much more to do: walk around Golden Gate Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, trek along Lands End, and explore the activities along San Francisco Bay.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, get great views at Valley View, then stroll through Panorama Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then stroll through Four Mile Trail, and then hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hollywood Hills. On the 6th (Thu), take a stroll through Hollywood Hills and then kick back and relax at Seal Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Crystal Cove and then kick back and relax at Newport Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect warmer with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Crystal Cove, Newport Beach, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Seal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, then stroll around Indian Garden, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point and then get great views at Lipan Point.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in August, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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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.
On the 13th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then shop like a local with The Strip. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of Golden Spike National Historic Site. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, don't miss a visit to Temple Square, and then explore the stunning scenery at City Creek Canyon.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City itinerary builder .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. In August, Salt Lake City is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): trek along Artist Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then explore and take pictures at S Rim Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, and finally explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park itinerary website .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in August, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 24°C and lows at 3°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

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Great Falls

Great Falls ©
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 21st (Fri), steep yourself in history at First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park, then see the interesting displays at C.M. Russell Museum, then enjoy some music at Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Spirit Catholic Parish. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann Cathedral, then look for all kinds of wild species at Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge, and then immerse yourself in nature at Giant Springs State Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Falls day trip website .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Great Falls by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Great Falls hover around 34°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Spokane Valley.

Things to do in Great Falls

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center ©
First Peoples Buffalo Jump State Park ©
Benton Lake National Wildlife Refuge ©

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Spokane Valley

Spokane Valley ©
Spokane Valley is a city in Spokane County, Washington, United States, and the largest suburb of Spokane. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Iller Creek Conservation Area. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): hike along Iller Creek Conservation Area, do a tasting at Latah Creek Wine Cellars, and then grab your bike and head to South Hill.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Spokane Valley travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Great Falls to Spokane Valley in 6 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Great Falls to Spokane Valley is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Great Falls in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Spokane Valley, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Spokane Valley

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Spokane
Highlights from your plan
Iller Creek Conservation Area ©
Iller Creek Conservation Area
Latah Creek Wine Cellars ©
Latah Creek Wine Cellars

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): walk around Washington Park Arboretum, kick back and relax at Marina Beach Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Olympic Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at West Point Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, then walk around Kerry Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Spokane Valley to Seattle. Traveling from Spokane Valley in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Edmonds
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site
West Point Lighthouse ©
West Point Lighthouse

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Portland

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): cruise along Willamette Valley, immerse yourself in nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area, and then stop by Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, then explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge, and finally steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner .

Fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, Columbia River Highway, Oneonta Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©

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Coos Bay

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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Shore Acres State Park. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Coos History Museum, then snap pictures at McCullough Memorial Bridge, then trek along South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, and finally admire the majestic nature at Bandon State Park.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Coos Bay attractions planning tool .

You can drive from Portland to Coos Bay in 4 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Portland in August; daily highs in Coos Bay reach 23°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Bandon, South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Shore Acres State Park ©
Shore Acres State Park
Coquille Point ©
Coquille Point

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Gold Beach

Gold Beach ©
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire all the interesting features of The Mary D Hume and then make a trip to Rogue River Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Myers Creek Beach, identify plant and animal life at Stout Grove, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Northcoast Marine Mammal Center.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Gold Beach online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Coos Bay to Gold Beach in 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Gold Beach are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Crescent City, Myers Creek Beach, Enderts Beach
Highlights from your plan
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Northcoast Marine Mammal Center ©
Northcoast Marine Mammal Center
The Mary D Hume ©
The Mary D Hume

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San Francisco

On the 2nd (Wed), take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay and then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Gold Beach to San Francisco. While traveling from Gold Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Beer Tastings & Tours

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