35 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Portland
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Boise
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Park City
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Denver
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Aspen
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Phoenix
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco
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Lahaina, Maui
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Portland — 1 night

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 30th (Mon): stop by Powell's City of Books, then view the masterpieces at Live Laugh Love Art, and then admire the natural beauty at Hoyt Arboretum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Tue): do a tasting at Lemelson Vineyards, see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and then do a tasting at Angela Estate Winery.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Portland trip builder app.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Portland is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Portland. In January, daytime highs in Portland are 9°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Boise.
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Boise — 1 night

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then trek along Boise River Greenbelt, and then identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Boise itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Portland to Boise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Portland in January, things will get little chillier in Boise: highs are around 2°C and lows about -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catch the flight to Park City.
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Park City — 2 nights

Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): surround yourself with nature on North Forty Escapes and then hit the slopes at Backcountry Snowmobiling. Keep things going the next day: hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, then hit the slopes at Ski Butlers Park City, and then hit the slopes at Jupiter Peak.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Park City online visit planner.

Fly from Boise to Park City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Boise in February; daily highs in Park City reach 6°C and lows reach -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to catch the flight to Denver.
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Denver — 1 night

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 4th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Mines Museum of Earth Science, then examine the collection at Forney Museum of Transportation, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The International Church of Cannabis.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Denver online road trip planner.

Getting from Park City to Denver by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Denver can reach 8°C, while at night they dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Aspen.
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Aspen — 2 nights

Rocky Mountain High

Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Buttermilk Mountain. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Aspen Snowmass.

To see reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Aspen online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Denver to Aspen takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Denver in February, with highs in Aspen at 4°C and lows at -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to fly to Phoenix.
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Phoenix — 2 nights

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): head outdoors with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, then look for all kinds of wild species at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, and then indulge your senses at Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: see Off-Road Tours, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, and then stroll through The Bajada Nature Trail.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix road trip planning website.

You can fly from Aspen to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Aspen in February, expect Phoenix to be warmer, temps between 27°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 4 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and examine the collection at The National Atomic Testing Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in February, expect Las Vegas to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Let the collections at USS Midway Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and California Science Center. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: San Diego (Mingei International Museum & Spanish Village Art Center) and La Jolla Cove (in La Jolla). There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, visit Angelino Heights Historic Area, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Jack London State Historic Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars & Parallel Napa Valley) and Healdsburg (Stephen & Walker Winery, Sapphire Hill Winery, &more). There's lots more to do: stop by Fisherman's Wharf, go for a walk through Lombard Street, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: highs in San Francisco hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to fly to Lahaina.
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Lahaina, Maui — 4 nights

Crown Jewel of Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Take a break from the city and head to Haleakala Crater and Iao Valley. Venture out of the city with trips to Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House (in Wailuku) and Ho'omana Spa Maui (in Makawao). Spend the 23rd (Thu) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll around Lahaina Banyan Court, enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, and stroll through Napili Beach.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina trip maker app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Lahaina in 7 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Lahaina due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in February, expect Lahaina to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 5 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Ehukai Beach Park (in Pupukea), Turtle Bay Beach (in Kahuku) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and kick back and relax at Kapiolani Regional Park.

To see reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu online day trip planner.

Getting from Lahaina to Honolulu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Seattle.
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Seattle — 3 nights

Emerald City

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 3rd (Fri), see the interesting displays at Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Tacoma Art Museum, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Glass, and finally hike along 5 Mile Drive & Trails.

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You can fly from Honolulu to Seattle in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in March, expect Seattle to be much colder, temps between 15°C and 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Oregon travel guide

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A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.
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Idaho travel guide

4.5
River Rafting & Tubing · Zipline · Bodies of Water
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.
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Utah travel guide

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Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Canyons
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.
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Colorado travel guide

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River Rafting & Tubing · Parks · Scenic Drive
The Centennial State
Home to diverse natural ecosystems, Colorado boasts numerous ski resorts, vineyards, canyons, fossil-rich national parks, rugged natural trails, and picturesque scenic drives. Arguably the greatest of Colorado's many natural wonders is Mt. Elbert, the highest peak in the North American Rockies. The state's natural beauty inspired the opening lyrics of the song "America the Beautiful." Aside from its abundant unspoiled wilderness, Colorado also offers many urban attractions, including award-winning restaurants and nationally praised microbreweries. With an extensive system of highways and railroads, the state provides visitors on vacation with a chance to explore this largely untamed part of the country by car or train.
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Arizona travel guide

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Canyons · Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
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Nevada travel guide

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Performances · Fountains · Casinos
The Silver State
The neon streets of Las Vegas represent only one chapter in the story of Nevada, a sparsely populated state offering travelers a chance to discover the country's western frontier. Utterly unlike the more populated parts of the North American continent, Nevada's landscape includes huge deserts where you can easily leave modern civilization behind and enjoy a tranquil vacation. For a taste of untamed Nevada, explore the network of paved and unpaved roads leading to some of the world's most rugged and desolate natural wonders. If trying to make a fortune is high on your itinerary, remember that in the first state to legalize gambling, a slot machine is never too far away. Even gas stations and small motels in the largely deserted rural areas offer some form of gambling to the passing traveler.
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California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.
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Hawaii travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Aloha State
An archipelago of hundreds of volcanic islands located in a geological hot spot in the middle of Pacific, Hawaii offers diverse natural scenery and a warm tropical climate. The six major islands open to tourism draw visitors with their sun-drenched public beaches and craggy natural trails. Thanks to their mid-Pacific location, the islands boast a vibrant native culture influenced by both North America and Asia. You can spend your vacation basking in the modern comforts of the big hotels, but to experience the true spirit of these islands, remember that real Hawaiians live outdoors. Encounter nature by surfing, swimming, fishing, and picnicking, or join a guided tour across the ancient lava flows to the top of Hawaii's rugged volcanic peaks.
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Washington State travel guide

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Art Museums · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums
The Evergreen State
A state with two distinct faces, Washington features a landscape split apart by the Cascade Mountains, separating the damp forested areas to the west from the irrigated farmland to the east. Named after the country's first president, Washington is the second most populous state in the western United States. Nearly 60 percent of its population lives in the Seattle metropolitan area, one of the state's most popular holiday destinations. A land of over 1,000 dams, Washington is a leading producer of products as diverse as wine, lumber, apples, hops, pears, and potatoes. A big contributor to the nation's manufacturing industries, the state also boasts a cosmopolitan culture with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and a selection of small cafes, bars, and restaurants.
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