35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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Jackson Hole
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Dillon
— 1 night
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Pullman
— 1 night
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Bellingham
— 2 nights
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Pacific Beach
— 3 nights
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South Bend
— 1 night
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Astoria
— 3 nights
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Coos Bay
— 2 nights
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Gold Beach
— 1 night
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Crescent City
— 2 nights
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Eureka
— 2 nights
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Fort Bragg
— 1 night
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San Rafael
— 3 nights
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Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to San Luis County Regional Airport, Drive to Pismo Beach
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Pismo Beach
— 2 nights
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Billings
— 2 nights
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Jackson Hole

— 4 nights
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Visit Chapel of the Transfiguration and Chapel of the Sacred Heart for their historical value. Get outdoors at Grand Teton and 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive. Get out of town with these interesting Jackson Hole side-trips: Grand Teton National Park (Potholes Turnout, Signal Mountain Summit Road, &more) and Mormon Row Historic District (in Moose). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, explore the world behind art at National Museum of Wildlife Art, take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature, and make a trip to Town Square.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole trip itinerary builder site.

Kernville to Jackson Hole is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Kernville in July; daily highs in Jackson Hole reach 79°F and lows reach 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail, and take a memorable drive along Firehole Canyon Drive.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park visit planning tool.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 73°F and 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Dillon.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Dillon

— 1 night
Dillon is a city in and the county seat of Beaverhead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see a world frozen in time at Bannack State Park, take in the awesome beauty at Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway, then take an in-depth tour of Dillon Visitor Center, and finally stop by The Bookstore.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dillon day trip tool.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Dillon in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, expect Dillon to be somewhat warmer, temps between 85°F and 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pullman.

Things to do in Dillon

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Pullman

— 1 night
Pullman is the largest city in Whitman County, located in southeastern Washington state within the Palouse region of the Pacific Northwest. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): play a few rounds at Palouse Ridge Golf Course, then hunt for treasures at Moscow Farmers Market, and then get a new perspective on nature at Charles R. Conner Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Pullman trip planner.

You can drive from Dillon to Pullman in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. July in Pullman sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 51°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bellingham.

Things to do in Pullman

Golf · Outdoors · Shopping · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Bellingham

— 2 nights

City of Subdued Excitement

Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): stroll around Boulevard Park, then wander the streets of Fairhaven Historic District, and then hike along Whatcom Falls Park. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rosario Beach, stroll around Deception Pass State Park, and then stop by Village Books.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bellingham trip planning app.

You can drive from Pullman to Bellingham in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Pullman in July: highs in Bellingham hover around 74°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Pacific Beach.

Things to do in Bellingham

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Beach

— 3 nights
Pacific Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Grays Harbor County, Washington, United States. Visit Ruby Beach and North Jetty for some beach relaxation. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ocean Shores Kites and Fusions Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Pacific Beach: Quinault Rain Forest (in Olympic National Park), Quinault (Merriman Falls, Rain Forest Nature Trail, &more) and Quinault Beach Casino (in Ocean Shores).

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Pacific Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bellingham to Pacific Beach takes 4 hours. When traveling from Bellingham in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Pacific Beach: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to South Bend.

Things to do in Pacific Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

South Bend

— 1 night
South Bend is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. On the 24th (Fri), make a trip to Pacific County Courthouse, then get engrossed in the history at Pacific County Historical Society and Museum, and then stroll around Robert Bush Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our South Bend trip planner.

You can drive from Pacific Beach to South Bend in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in July, and nighttime lows around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Astoria.

Things to do in South Bend

Parks · Museums

Astoria

— 3 nights

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Step out of the city life by going to Haystack Rock and Fort Clatsop National Memorial. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Astoria: Cannon Beach (Cannon Beach & Ecola State Park). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, take in the views from Astoria-Megler Bridge, see the interesting displays at Flavel House Museum, and learn something new at Columbia River Maritime Museum.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Astoria online trip builder.

Traveling by car from South Bend to Astoria takes 1.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 69°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

Coos Bay

— 2 nights
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 (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park, admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park, and then stroll the grounds of Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at McCullough Memorial Bridge, then stop by Face Rock Creamery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bandon State Park, and finally identify plant and animal life at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Coos Bay online travel route planner.

Getting from Astoria to Coos Bay by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In July, daytime highs in Coos Bay are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Gold Beach.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Gold Beach

— 1 night
Gold Beach is a city in and the county seat of Curry County, Oregon, United States, on the Oregon Coast. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Myers Creek Beach, examine the collection at Curry Historical Museum, then step aboard The Mary D Hume, then stop by Gold Beach Books, and finally take in the views from Rogue River Bridge.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Gold Beach trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Coos Bay to Gold Beach in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Gold Beach can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Crescent City.

Things to do in Gold Beach

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Crescent City

— 2 nights
Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): look for gifts at Rumiano Cheese Company, then immerse yourself in nature at Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, then trek along Stout Grove, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Battery Point Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Enderts Beach, admire the majestic nature at Prairie Creek Redwoods State Park, and then make a trip to Tour-Through Tree.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Crescent City tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Gold Beach to Crescent City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Gold Beach in July, you will find days in Crescent City are little chillier (62°F), and nights are about the same (52°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Eureka.

Things to do in Crescent City

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

Eureka

— 2 nights
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Humboldt Redwoods State Park, then appreciate the history behind Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Trinidad State Beach. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Redwood Highway, identify plant and animal life at Arcata Community Forest, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Ferndale Historic Cemetery.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Eureka road trip planning app.

You can drive from Crescent City to Eureka in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Eureka can reach 64°F, while at night they dip to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Fort Bragg.

Things to do in Eureka

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Fort Bragg

— 1 night
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California. On the 4th (Tue), look for gifts at Mendocino Jams & Preserves, cruise along Mendocino Coast, then admire the natural beauty at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Glass Beach.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fort Bragg online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Eureka to Fort Bragg takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Eureka, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in Fort Bragg, ranging from highs of 93°F to lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Rafael.

Things to do in Fort Bragg

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

San Rafael

— 3 nights
Intended as a place of healing, San Rafael has its origins as a mission for the native people who resided in villages nearby.
Visiting Muir Woods National Monument and Safari West will get you outdoors. Head to Oxbow Public Market and Patrick Amiotfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting San Rafael side-trips: V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Sonoma Coast State Beach.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Rafael visit app.

Drive from Fort Bragg to San Rafael in 3 hours. When traveling from Fort Bragg in August, plan for little chillier days in San Rafael, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in San Rafael

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Pismo Beach

— 2 nights
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. On the 8th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock, identify plant and animal life at Monarch Butterfly Grove, and then take in the waterfront at Pismo Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Eldwaylen Ocean Park, look for gifts at Ostrich Land, and then learn about winemaking at Sunstone Winery.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Pismo Beach vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from San Rafael to Pismo Beach with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in August, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Billings.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Billings

— 2 nights
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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Pompeys Pillar National Monument, take in the dramatic natural features at The Rimrocks, then look for gifts at Scheels, and finally take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

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Traveling by flight from Pismo Beach to Billings takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Pismo Beach to Billings is 1 hour. While traveling from Pismo Beach, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Billings, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Billings

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.