39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States itinerary planner

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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Cascade Locks
— 1 night
Drive
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Saint Helens
— 1 day
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Lincoln City
— 1 night
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Reedsport
— 1 night
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
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Grants Pass
— 1 night
Drive
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Crescent City
Drive
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
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Twin Falls
— 1 night
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Idaho Falls
— 3 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Gardiner
— 3 nights
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Bozeman
— 2 nights
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Great Falls
— 1 night
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Kalispell
— 2 nights
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Spokane
— 1 night
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Moses Lake
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Seattle

— 2 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 10th (Tue), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then explore the world behind art at Pacific Bonsai Museum, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): stroll around Waterfall Garden Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Washington Park Arboretum, then deepen your understanding at University of Washington, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Kubota Garden.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary planning website.

Berlin, Germany to Seattle is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. In May in Seattle, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to fly to Cascade Locks.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Cascade Locks

— 1 night
Cascade Locks is a city in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge and then stroll through Eagle Creek Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cascade Locks day trip planning site.

You can fly from Seattle to Cascade Locks in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Cascade Locks are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint Helens.

Things to do in Cascade Locks

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Saint Helens

— 1 day
St. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Hulda Klager Lilac Gardens and then sample the fine beverages at Ye Ol' Grog Distillery.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Saint Helens online trip maker.

You can drive from Cascade Locks to Saint Helens in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lincoln City.

Things to do in Saint Helens

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

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Lincoln City

— 1 night
Lincoln City is a city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Lincoln City driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Helens to Lincoln City takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Saint Helens, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Lincoln City, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. You'll set off for Reedsport on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Lincoln City

Parks · Wineries · Outdoors · Shopping

Reedsport

— 1 night
Reedsport is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Oregon Route 38, then examine the collection at Umpqua Discovery Center, and then stroll through Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Reedsport trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lincoln City to Reedsport takes 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Reedsport are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Reedsport

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Scenic Drive

Crater Lake National Park

— 1 night
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 15th (Sun), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Crater Lake National Park trip tool.

You can drive from Reedsport to Crater Lake National Park in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Reedsport in May: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Grants Pass.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Grants Pass

— 1 night
Grants Pass is a city in, and the county seat of, Josephine County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): view the masterpieces at The Glass Forge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grants Pass day trip app.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Grants Pass takes 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Crater Lake National Park in May, with highs in Grants Pass at 19°C and lows at 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Crescent City.

Things to do in Grants Pass

Museums · Shopping
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Crescent City

Crescent City is the county seat and only incorporated city in Del Norte County, California. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): see the interesting displays at End of the Trail Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Crescent City driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Grants Pass to Crescent City takes 2 hours. Traveling from Grants Pass in May, Crescent City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crescent City

Museums

Side Trip

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park route site.

Traveling by car from Crescent City to Redwood National Park takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Redwood National Park can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature
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San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary site.

You can fly from Redwood National Park to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Historic Sites

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On your second day here, stroll through Panorama Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Death Valley National Park

— 2 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, trek along Gower Gulch Loop, then explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Titus Canyon. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway, then explore the activities along Badwater Basin, and finally cruise along Artists Dr.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park travel route builder website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be warmer, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas

— 2 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Green Valley Range. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip site.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in May since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to fly to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Salt Lake City

— 2 nights

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 28th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): get a sense of history and politics at Utah State Capitol, then stroll around Memory Grove Park, and then stroll around Ensign Peak Park.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get little chillier in Salt Lake City: highs are around 26°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to fly to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Twin Falls

— 1 night
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rock Creek Park, take in the views from Perrine Bridge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Shoshone Falls.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Twin Falls trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Twin Falls takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City in May, Twin Falls is slightly colder at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Idaho Falls

— 3 nights
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk, then see the interesting displays at Collector Corner Museum, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Pavilion. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Bear World, explore the world behind art at The Art Museum of Eastern Idaho, and then don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Idaho Falls trip planner.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Idaho Falls in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Idaho Falls, with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature

Side Trip

Jackson Hole

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Rendezvous Mountain, stroll through Teton Raptor Center, then cast your line with Jackson Hole Fly Fishing School, and finally get all the equipment you need at Teton Backcountry Rentals. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, then explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, and then trek along Taggart Lake.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Jackson Hole trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Idaho Falls to Jackson Hole in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Idaho Falls in June: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around 26°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Gardiner

— 3 nights
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone River. Explore Gardiner's surroundings by going to Yellowstone National Park (Mount Washburn, Midway Geyser Basin, &more). And it doesn't end there: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, make a trip to Roosevelt Arch, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Gardiner online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Gardiner in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Gardiner can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bozeman.

Things to do in Gardiner

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bozeman

— 2 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. On the 7th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Downtown Bozeman. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): stroll the grounds of The Soldiers Chapel, then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bozeman trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Gardiner to Bozeman takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Gardiner in June; daily highs in Bozeman reach 29°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Great Falls.

Things to do in Bozeman

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Great Falls

— 1 night
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 10th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center, admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Ann Cathedral.

To find out how to plan a trip to Great Falls, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Bozeman to Great Falls in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In June, daytime highs in Great Falls are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Kalispell.

Things to do in Great Falls

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Nightlife

Kalispell

— 2 nights
Kalispell is a city in, and the county seat of Flathead County, Montana, United States. On the 11th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Thompson Chain of Lakes, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Swan River Nature Trail, then take in the exciting artwork at Eric Thorsen Art Studio, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Swan Lake. On the next day, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour and then delve into the lush surroundings at Flathead National Forest.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Kalispell visit planning site.

You can drive from Great Falls to Kalispell in 4 hours. In June, daytime highs in Kalispell are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Kalispell

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Spokane

— 1 night
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): stroll around Nishinomiya Tsutakawa Japanese Garden and then stroll around Manito Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Spokane day trip planner.

You can drive from Kalispell to Spokane in 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kalispell in June, Spokane is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Moses Lake.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks

Moses Lake

— 2 nights
Moses Lake is a city in Grant County, Washington, United States. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): tee off at The Links at Moses Pointe, walk around Blue Heron Park, and then cool off at Surf 'n Slide Water Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Moses Lake journey builder website.

You can drive from Spokane to Moses Lake in 2 hours. Traveling from Spokane in June, expect nights in Moses Lake to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Moses Lake

Parks · Nature · Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

Seattle

— 1 night

Emerald City

Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Moses Lake to Seattle takes 3 hours. Traveling from Moses Lake in June, you will find days in Seattle are little chillier (27°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Wineries · Tours
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.