40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Lava Hot Springs
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 day
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Gardiner
— 2 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Idaho Falls
— 1 night
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Park City
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Page
— 3 nights
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Williams
— 2 nights
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Seligman
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Hualapai Reservation
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Lee Vining
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Cambria
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

— 3 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hollywood Sign, Griffith Observatory, Chinatown, and other attractions you added. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Santa Monica State Beach and Hollywood Walk of Fame. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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Tel Aviv, Israel to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Tue) before leaving for Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

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Salt Lake City

— 1 night

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 17th (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip builder app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Lava Hot Springs.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites
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Lava Hot Springs

— 1 night
Lava Hot Springs is a city in Bannock County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Lava Hot Springs and then take in the natural beauty of Soda Springs Geyser.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Lava Hot Springs trip site.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Lava Hot Springs takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, Lava Hot Springs is slightly colder at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Lava Hot Springs

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Grand Teton has been added to your itinerary.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip planner.

You can drive from Lava Hot Springs to Jackson Hole in 3 hours. Traveling from Lava Hot Springs in August, things will get a bit cooler in Jackson Hole: highs are around 30°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

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Yellowstone National Park

— 1 day

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Boiling River, Mammoth Hot Springs, Norris Geyser Basin, and other attractions you added. On the 21st (Sat), explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Norris Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Mammoth Hot Springs, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Boiling River.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Jackson Hole in August, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Gardiner.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Spas

Gardiner

— 2 nights
Gardiner serves as the gateway to Yellowstone National Park's northern entrance, marked by an iconic stone arch.
To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Gardiner road trip app.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Gardiner in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Gardiner

Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Side Trip

West Yellowstone

— 2 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Black Sand Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser, then take in the natural beauty of Fountain Paint Pot, and finally explore the activities along Dragon's Mouth Springs. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, hike along Observation Point Trail, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the West Yellowstone road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Gardiner to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in August, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Idaho Falls

— 1 night
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Your day by day itinerary now includes Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest as well as Yellowstone Bear World. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Yellowstone Bear World, admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk, then don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt, and finally pause for some photo ops at Giant Eagle Waterfall Nest.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Idaho Falls trip planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Idaho Falls in 2 hours. Traveling from West Yellowstone in August, expect Idaho Falls to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for Park City.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Nature · Theme Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Park City

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Commemorative Airforce Museum, stroll through Deer Valley Resort, and then cruise along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway.

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Getting from Idaho Falls to Park City by car takes about 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Park City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Park City

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Winter Sports · Parks

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Inspiration Point as well as Peek-A-Boo Loop. Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Peek-A-Boo Loop and then get great views at Inspiration Point.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Park City to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Park City in August, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 38°C and lows are around 14°C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Page

— 3 nights

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Antelope Canyon, Lake Powell Paddleboards and Kayaks and Horseshoe Bend.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Page planning website.

Traveling by combination of car and shuttle from Zion National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Page, with lows of 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Thu) before leaving for Williams.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Williams

— 2 nights
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Your day by day itinerary now includes South Kaibab Trail as well as Grand Canyon South Rim. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take an exotic tour of Bearizona Wildlife Park. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Williams road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Williams takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and train. Traveling from Page in September, things will get little chillier in Williams: highs are around 27°C and lows about 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sat) before leaving for Seligman.

Things to do in Williams

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Seligman

Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. Your day by day itinerary now includes The Historic Seligman Sundries. On the 4th (Sat), look for gifts at Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center, look for gifts at The Historic Seligman Sundries, and then see the interesting displays at Return to the 50s.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seligman trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Williams to Seligman takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Seligman are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Hualapai Reservation.

Things to do in Seligman

Shopping · Museums

Hualapai Reservation

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Hackberry General Store.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Hualapai Reservation itinerary planner.

You can drive from Seligman to Hualapai Reservation in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Seligman in September, things will get a bit warmer in Hualapai Reservation: highs are around 37°C and lows about 18°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Hualapai Reservation

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
"O" by Cirque du Soleil has been added to your itinerary. On the 6th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Hualapai Reservation to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Hualapai Reservation in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 25°C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 8th (Wed), explore the activities along Badwater Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and finally make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip site.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Lee Vining.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums · Scenic Drive

Lee Vining

— 1 night
Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): get answers to all your questions at Mammoth Lakes Welcome Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Lee Vining day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Lee Vining takes 4 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, you will find days in Lee Vining are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are much colder (3°C). On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Lee Vining

Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Yosemite Village, Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, Valley Visitor Center, and other attractions. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Lee Vining to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will leave for San Francisco on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes SoMa as well as Union Square. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): go for a walk through Lombard Street and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. On the next day, take a stroll through Union Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites

Monterey

— 2 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): cruise along 17-Mile Drive.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Cambria.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Cambria

— 1 night
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): shop like a local with Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop and then trek along Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Ragged Point Overlook, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moonstone Beach, and then kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Cambria trip maker.

Drive from Monterey to Cambria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in September: highs in Cambria hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Barbara

— 1 night

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary app.

Drive from Cambria to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Cambria in September, plan for little chillier days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

On the 20th (Mon), get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Barbara in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
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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.