37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Astoria
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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San Simeon
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
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Orlando
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Santa Monica
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Hurricane Ridge and Ruby Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Olympic National Park. There's more to do: admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls and stroll through Sol Duc Falls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park trip itinerary tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Olympic National Park is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Olympic National Park is minus 9 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Olympic National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Astoria.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

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Astoria

Astoria ©

Spirit of the Columbia

Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Clatsop National Memorial and Columbia River Maritime Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Haystack Rock and Oswald West State Park. Step out of Astoria with an excursion to Ecola State Park in Cannon Beach--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Fort Stevens State Park, pause for some photo ops at Astoria Column, see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, and visit a coastal fixture at Lightship Columbia.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Astoria online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by bus from Olympic National Park to Astoria takes 7.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Astoria can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Fort Clatsop National Memorial ©
Fort Clatsop National Memorial
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Step out of the city life by going to Yosemite, Tunnel View and Yosemite Falls. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Half Dome, Taft Point, &more). There's more to do: hike along Earthquake Fault and sample the tasty concoctions at Mammoth Brewing Company.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Astoria to Mammoth Lakes takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Astoria in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Mammoth Lakes, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

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Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, explore the stunning scenery at Titus Canyon, and then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Panamint Range.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Lakes to Death Valley National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Simeon.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Panamint Range ©
Panamint Range

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San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle, kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, and then identify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Simeon travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to San Simeon by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in San Simeon when traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Lands End and Cable Car Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and VJB Cellars (in Kenwood). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip app.

Traveling by car from San Simeon to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from San Simeon in September, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Safari West ©
Safari West

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and finally trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (18°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

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Orlando

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Fishing Charters & Tours and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum and City Hall. Venture out of the city with trips to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Melbourne), St. Augustine Beach (in Saint Augustine Beach) and Ellie Schiller Homosassa Springs Wildlife State Park (in Homosassa Springs). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, look for gifts at Angell & Phelps Chocolate Factory, and get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planning app.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Orlando by flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Orlando. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Orlando reach 37°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Orlando

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Take a break from the city and head to Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Step off the beaten path and head to Shelby American Inc and Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. The adventure continues: shop like a local with The Strip, have fun at Strip Gun Club, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip site.

You can fly from Orlando to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
On the 28th (Mon), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, identify plant and animal life at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, and then see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Getty Center, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and then examine the collection at The Nethercutt Collection.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Step off the beaten path and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Third Street Promenade. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Wende Museum of the Cold War and Greystone Mansion and Park. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, get curious at Camera Obscura, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santa Monica Mountains, and take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Santa Monica vacation planner.

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Santa Monica to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Glasshouse Studio. Discover out-of-the-way places like Snoqualmie Falls and Bloedel Reserve. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, steep yourself in history at West Point Lighthouse, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, and walk around Kerry Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle vacation builder tool.

You can fly from Santa Monica to Seattle in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, Seattle is slightly colder than Santa Monica - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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