34 days in Western US Itinerary

34 days in Western US Itinerary

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Portland
— 1 night
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
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North Cascades National Park
— 2 nights
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 4 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
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Estacada
— 2 nights

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Portland

Portland ©

City of Roses

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Wintler Community Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Jamison Square, then snap pictures at Hawthorne Bridge, and finally do a tasting at Urban Crush.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary maker app.

Brussels, Belgium to Portland is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in June: highs in Portland hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Wineries · Fun & Games · Nature

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Jamison Square ©
Jamison Square
Urban Crush ©
Urban Crush
Hawthorne Bridge ©
Hawthorne Bridge

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Trail of the Shadows, then hike along Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Nisqually River, and finally trek along Nisqually Vista Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Box Canyon Loop, witness a stunning natural landmark at Longmire Springs, and then stroll through Burroughs Mountain Trail.

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Traveling by journey from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Mount Rainier National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail ©
Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail
Box Canyon Loop ©
Box Canyon Loop
Trail of the Shadows
Trail of the Shadows

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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.
On the 18th (Thu), hike along Kalaloch Beach Trail 4 and then stroll through Murhut Falls. Keep things going the next day: ride a horse along Olympic Discovery Trail and then hike along Mount Storm King.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read Olympic National Park road trip site.

You can travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle, ferry, and bus. While traveling from Mount Rainier National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Trails · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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Kalaloch Beach Trail 4 ©
Kalaloch Beach Trail 4
Mount Storm King
Mount Storm King

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North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): trek along Artist Point and then stroll through Lake Ann Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): see human ingenuity at work at Ross Dam and then take in the awesome beauty at North Cascades National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read North Cascades National Park online vacation planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic National Park to North Cascades National Park. In June, daily temperatures in North Cascades National Park can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

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North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Apikuni Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Fishercap Lake, and then explore the activities along Bullhead Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cracker Lake Hike.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Glacier National Park day trip planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options 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 June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Glacier National Park, with lows of 8°C. You'll set off for Yellowstone National Park on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek
Fishercap Lake ©
Fishercap Lake
Cracker Lake Hike ©
Cracker Lake Hike

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Blue Star Spring, then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser, and finally take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, then take in the natural beauty of Steamboat Geyser, and finally stroll through North Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary tool.

Drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In June, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Glacier National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the activities along Leigh Lake, explore the striking landscape of Elk Ranch Flats Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, trek along Hermitage Point, then take in the awesome beauty at Teton Point Turnout, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
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Leigh Lake ©
Leigh Lake
Teton Point Turnout ©
Teton Point Turnout

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kolob Canyons and Temple of Sinawava Trail. Get in touch with nature at Riverside Walk and Watchman Trail. There's much more to do: make a trip to Court of the Patriarchs, hike along Kayenta Trail, explore the landscape on two wheels at Pa'rus Trail, and take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Tunnel.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from Grand Teton National Park to Zion National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Kolob Canyons ©
Kolob Canyons

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Stump Basin, and then hike along Big Trees Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: Head underground at Boyden Cavern and then admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip builder.

You can travel from Zion National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
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Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls
Big Stump Basin ©
Big Stump Basin
Boyden Cavern
Boyden Cavern

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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.
Get outdoors at Panorama Trail and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore hidden gems such as Four Mile Trail and Gaylor Lake. There's still lots to do: hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip tool.

You can travel from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lovers Point and Point Pinos Lighthouse. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like San Carlos Cathedral and The Old Monterey Jail. When in Monterey, make a side trip to see Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve in Moss Landing, approximately Moss Landing away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Moss Landing State Beach, admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, stop by Coast Guard Pier, and pause for some photo ops at The Cannery Row Monument.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Monterey by combination of bus and taxi takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Moss Landing State Beach ©
Moss Landing State Beach
Point Pinos Lighthouse ©
Point Pinos Lighthouse

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Enderts Beach and then stroll through California Coastal Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then hike along Trillium Falls Hike.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Redwood National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Monterey to Redwood National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Monterey in July, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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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.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Vidae Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Castle Crest Wildflower Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Annie Creek Canyon, and finally hike along Pinnacles Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway, then admire the sheer force of National Creek Falls, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park visit planner.

Drive from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Redwood National Park in July, expect nights in Crater Lake National Park to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are much hotter, around 40°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Estacada.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint
Annie Creek Canyon ©
Annie Creek Canyon
Castle Crest Wildflower Trail ©
Castle Crest Wildflower Trail

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Estacada

Estacada ©
Estacada is a city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, about 30mi southeast of Portland. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Sandy Historical Museum, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Larch Mountain, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildwood Recreation Site.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Estacada online tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Estacada takes 5.5 hours. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Estacada, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Estacada

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Museums

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Highlights from your plan
Hopkins Demonstration Forest ©
Hopkins Demonstration Forest
Wildwood Recreation Site ©
Wildwood Recreation Site
Sandy Historical Museum ©
Sandy Historical Museum

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