38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
— 5 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 9 nights
Fly to Denver, Shuttle to Steamboat Springs
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Steamboat Springs
— 8 nights
Drive
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 4 nights
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Drive to Grand Lake, CO, Bus to Denver International Airport, Fly to Fredericksburg
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Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive
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Chincoteague Island
— 3 nights
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Taxi to Salisbury, MD, Bus to Baltimore, Fly to Melbourne

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Seattle — 5 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.
Appreciate the collections at U.S. Naval Undersea Museum and Museum of History & Industry. Get in touch with nature at Fishing Charters & Tours and Golden Gardens Park. Get out of town with these interesting Seattle side-trips: Historic Downtown Snohomish (in Snohomish), Bloedel Reserve (in Bainbridge Island) and Imagine Children's Museum (in Everett). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, admire the masterpieces at Pivot Art + Culture, stroll around Discovery Park, and admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum.

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Melbourne, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for cooler days in Seattle, with highs around 13°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Bend.
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Bend — 2 nights

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Visiting Tumalo State Park and Deschutes National Forest will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Boneyard Beer and Deschutes River Trail. Step out of Bend to go to Sisters and see City of Sisters, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: grab your bike and head to Phil's Trailhead, indulge in some personalized pampering at Shibui Spa, learn the secrets of beer at Bend Ale Trail, and take a peaceful walk through Shevlin Park.

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You can fly from Seattle to Bend in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in November, expect Bend to be a bit cooler, temps between 10°C and -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can catch the flight to Mammoth Lakes.
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Mammoth Lakes — 9 nights

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Visiting Four Mile Trail and Hot Creek will get you outdoors. Laws Railroad Museum and Eleven53 Interpretive Center will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Pothole Dome, Cloud's Rest, &more). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Crystal Lake trail, identify plant and animal life at McGee Creek, take a memorable drive along June Lake Loop, and play a few rounds at Sierra Star Golf Club.

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Traveling by flight from Bend to Mammoth Lakes takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bend, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Mammoth Lakes, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Steamboat Springs.
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Steamboat Springs — 8 nights

Ski Town USA

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Tread of Pioneers Museum and Wyman Living History Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fishing Charters & Tours and Steamboat Gondola. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Steamboat Springs: Fraser (Dog Sled Rides of Winter Park & Fraser Tubing Hill), Museum of Northwest Colorado (in Craig) and 10th Mountain Whiskey & Spirit Company (in Vail). The adventure continues: stroll through Yampa River Core Trail, ski along the peaceful trails at Beaver Creek Nordic Center, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Steamboat Whiskey Company, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Steamboat Springs trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Mammoth Lakes to Steamboat Springs takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mammoth Lakes to Steamboat Springs is 1 hour. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in December: high temperatures in Steamboat Springs hover around -1°C and lows are around -15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Rocky Mountain National Park.
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Rocky Mountain National Park — 4 nights

Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Step out of the city life by going to Hallett Peak and Hidden Valley Sledding and Tubing Hill. Discover out-of-the-way places like Chapel on the Rock and Tundra Communities Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rocky Mountain National Park: Grand Lake (Winding River Resort Stables & Grand Lake Nordic Center). The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Many Parks Curve Overlook, get engrossed in the history at Eagle Plume Trading Post, see the interesting displays at Moraine Park Museum, and trek along Estes Cone Hike.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park trip planning site.

Getting from Steamboat Springs to Rocky Mountain National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in December, expect Rocky Mountain National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 9°C and -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can fly to Fredericksburg.
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Fredericksburg — 1 night

Fredericksburg is an independent city located in the Commonwealth of Virginia in the Eastern United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at White Oak Civil War Museum, explore the world behind art at University of Mary Washington Galleries, then stop by Sugar + Spruce Bath & Body, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Skin+Touch Therapy, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St George's Episcopal Church.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip itinerary maker site.

Getting from Rocky Mountain National Park to Fredericksburg by combination of car, bus, and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park to Fredericksburg. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in December: high temperatures in Fredericksburg hover around 13°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to Chincoteague Island.
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Chincoteague Island — 3 nights

Famous for a wild breed of horses--Chincoteague Ponies--Chincoteague Island embraces the mystery of some of North America’s oldest inhabitants.
Let the collections at Beebe Ranch and Delmarva Discovery Museum capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Black Narrows Brewing and Chincoteague Cultural Alliance. Get out of town with these interesting Chincoteague Island side-trips: Eastern Shore Baseball Hall of Fame Museum (in Salisbury), 3rd Wave Brewing Co (in Delmar) and Cape Charles (Stage Door Gallery, Breezes Wellness Spa & Boutique, &more). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Tryfan Gallery, don't miss a visit to Hopkins & Bros. Store, stop by MamerSass, and stroll around Donald J. Leonard Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chincoteague Island online sightseeing planner.

Drive from Fredericksburg to Chincoteague Island in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December in Chincoteague Island, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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.
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Oregon travel guide

4.5
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
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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Colorado travel guide

4.3
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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Virginia travel guide

4.5
Historic Sites · Wineries & Vineyards · Gardens
Old Dominion
The home of the first permanent English colony in the New World, Virginia is a prime holiday destination for those looking to immerse themselves in American heritage. Proud of its colorful history, distinct culture, and southern drawl, Virginians see their state as the place where the imaginary line between the north and the south is drawn. With scenic beauties as diverse as its people, Virginia is a land of rolling hills, rugged mountains, lush valleys, dense forests, and secluded beaches along picturesque bays. Bordered on the east by the Atlantic and the west by the Appalachian Mountains, with rolling farmland in the middle, the state offers countless places to visit for history buffs, nature lovers, and passionate foodies.
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