34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Spokane
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Spokane
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4 h
2
Gig Harbor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
3
Cascade Locks
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
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Timberline Lodge
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 15 min
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Riverside
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
9
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
10
Houston
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h
11
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
12
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
13
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Train:  3 h 15 min
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New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
15
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
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Keystone
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
17
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
End: Spokane

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Spokane

Spokane ©
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of Lourdes, relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then identify plant and animal life at Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Tubbs Hill Nature Trails, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at North Idaho Centennial Trail, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Spokane online trip planner.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Spokane. In June, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Gig Harbor.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Coeur d'Alene, Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge ©
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge
North Idaho Centennial Trail ©
North Idaho Centennial Trail
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails ©
Tubbs Hill Nature Trails

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Gig Harbor

Gig Harbor ©
Gig Harbor is the name of both a bay on Puget Sound and a city on its shore in Pierce County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ellinor. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Gig Harbor road trip website.

Explore your travel options from Spokane to Gig Harbor with the Route module. Traveling from Spokane in June, you will find days in Gig Harbor are slightly colder (72°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Cascade Locks.

Things to do in Gig Harbor

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Olympia, Mount Ellinor, Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor
Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve ©
Theler Wetlands Belfair Nature Preserve

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Cascade Locks

Cascade Locks ©
Cascade Locks is a city in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, thenadmire the sheer force of Punchbowl Waterfall, thenadmire the majestic nature at Starvation Creek State Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Starvation Creek Ridge Loop.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Cascade Locks day trip app.

Getting from Gig Harbor to Cascade Locks by car takes about 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Cascade Locks are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Timberline Lodge.

Things to do in Cascade Locks

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Starvation Creek Ridge Loop ©
Starvation Creek Ridge Loop
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Starvation Creek State Park ©
Starvation Creek State Park

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Timberline Lodge

Timberline Lodge ©
Perched high on the south face of one of the most iconic peaks in the Pacific Northwest, Timberline Lodge is the ski and snowboarding area known for the eponymous historic lodge, the design of which emphasizes the area's natural beauty.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): fly down the slopes at Timberline Lodge and Ski Area and then take a peaceful walk through Ramona Falls Trail.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Timberline Lodge sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cascade Locks to Timberline Lodge in 1.5 hours. June in Timberline Lodge sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Timberline Lodge

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Ramona Falls Trail
Highlights from your plan
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area ©
Timberline Lodge and Ski Area

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Crater Lake National Park

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 7th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Watchman Peak, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cleetwood Cove Trail, and then trek along Sun Notch Trail.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from Timberline Lodge to Crater Lake National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Timberline Lodge in June, expect nights in Crater Lake National Park to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 86°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak
Sun Notch Trail ©
Sun Notch Trail

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello di Amorosa and Musee Mecanique. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Bodega Dunes (in Bodega) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and play a few rounds at Lincoln Park.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Crater Lake National Park to San Francisco takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Riverside.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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Riverside

Riverside ©
Riverside is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, located in the Inland Empire metropolitan area. Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Whitewater Preserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Riverside tour itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Riverside takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: high temperatures in Riverside hover around 90°F and lows are around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Riverside

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Whitewater Preserve ©
Whitewater Preserve

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Mather Point and Rim Trail. It doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and get great views at Powell Point.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

You can drive from Riverside to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Riverside to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Riverside in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
On the 16th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Far View Sites, thensee the interesting displays at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Balcony House, and finally delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, steep yourself in history at Petroglyph Point Hike, and then explore the ancient world of Long House.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Mesa Verde National Park can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

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Houston

Houston ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): examine the collection at Space Center Houston.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Houston sightseeing planning app.

Fly from Mesa Verde National Park to Houston in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Mesa Verde National Park to Houston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in Houston, with lows of 75°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and then examine the collection at The National WWII Museum.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Houston in June, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 83°F, while days are little chillier, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove. Keep things going the next day: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, discover the magic at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, and then try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip maker tool.

Getting from New Orleans to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect nights in Orlando to be little chillier, around 73°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 91°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Room Escape Games

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and The National Archives Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some historical perspective at Arlington National Cemetery and National Mall. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Orlando in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Washington DC, with highs around 86°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and then admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then stroll through Central Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City online travel route planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 80°F by day to 65°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, thenwalk around Millennium Park, and then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry and then enjoy the sand and surf at Whihala Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago day trip planner.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 81°F in June, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Whihala Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Whihala Beach ©
Whihala Beach
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Take a break from the city and head to Custer State Park and Iron Mountain Road. Step off the beaten path and head to Wildlife Loop Road and Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. Explore Keystone's surroundings by going to Wind Cave National Park (in Wind Cave National Park) and Custer (Sylvan Lake, Black Hills National Forest, &more). There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Breezy Point Picnic Area.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Keystone visit planner.

Getting from Chicago to Keystone by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Keystone at 73°F and lows at 48°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Custer, Wind Cave National Park, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): hike along Artist Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail. Keep things going the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Keystone in July; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 73°F and lows reach 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

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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