44 days in United States Itinerary

44 days in United States Itinerary

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44 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
car:  2​h
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 3 nights
car:  3​h
3
Sandy
— 3 nights
car:  1​h 30​min
4
Hood River
— 2 nights
car:  6​h
5
Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Ashland
— 2 nights
car:  4​h
7
Arcata
— 1 night
car:  30​min
8
Eureka
— 1 night
car:  3​h 30​min
9
Mendocino
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
Yosemite National Park
— 7 nights
car:  9​h
12
Zion National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
13
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
14
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
15
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
16
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

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Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip maker site .

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Seattle is minus 8 hours. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can catch the train to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier, and then trek along Skyline Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): hike along Trail of the Shadows and then get impressive views of Mount St. Helens.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Mount Rainier National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Sandy.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Mount St. Helens
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Skyline Trail ©
Skyline Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens

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Sandy

Sandy ©
Sandy is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, and named after the nearby Sandy River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sandy: Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil), Silverton (Silver Falls State Park & Oregon Garden) and Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, get engrossed in the history at Sandy Historical Museum, admire the striking features of Vista House, and delve into the lush surroundings at Camassia Natural Area.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sandy trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Sandy with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Hood River.

Things to do in Sandy

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Silverton, Camassia Natural Area, Multnomah Falls, The Book Nook, Columbia River Highway
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Silver Falls State Park ©
Silver Falls State Park
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 10th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Starvation Creek State Park, then see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam, then stop by Hood River Lavender, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Hood. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and then stroll around Port Marina Park.

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You can drive from Sandy to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Sandy in September, you will find days in Hood River are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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Mount Hood ©
Mount Hood
Bonneville Lock & Dam ©
Bonneville Lock & Dam

2
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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Vidae Falls, then step off the mainland to explore Wizard Island, then trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail, and finally take a memorable drive along Rim Dr. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Crater Lake National Park travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Hood River to Crater Lake National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. While traveling from Hood River, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Crater Lake National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ashland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Cleetwood Cove Trail ©
Cleetwood Cove Trail

2
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Ashland

Ashland is a city in Jackson County, in the State of Oregon. On your second day here, stop by Rogue Creamery, then stroll around Lithia Park, then see a show at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and finally relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Ashland trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Ashland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Arcata.

Things to do in Ashland

Parks Nature Nightlife

Side Trips

Grants Pass, Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve, Rogue Creamery
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Glass Forge ©
The Glass Forge
Lithia Park ©
Lithia Park

1
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Arcata

Arcata ©
Arcata, originally Union Town or Union, is a city adjacent to the Arcata Bay portion of Humboldt Bay in Humboldt County, California, United States. On the 16th (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Trinidad Harbor, then admire the majestic nature at Clam Beach County Park, then identify plant and animal life at Arcata Community Forest, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Arcata trip maker app .

Drive from Ashland to Arcata in 4 hours. Traveling from Ashland in September, you will find days in Arcata are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Eureka.

Things to do in Arcata

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Trinidad Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Arcata Community Forest ©
Arcata Community Forest
Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Trinidad Harbor ©
Trinidad Harbor

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Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. On the 17th (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Carson Mansion and then take a memorable drive along Redwood Highway.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Eureka trip itinerary planner.

Eureka is just a short distance from Arcata. In September, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mendocino.

Things to do in Eureka

Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Carson Mansion ©
Carson Mansion

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Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. On the 18th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at MacKerricher State Park, take in the pleasant sights at Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Sea Glass Museum, then look for gifts at Mendocino Jams & Preserves, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Mendocino Coast.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mendocino trip builder tool .

You can drive from Eureka to Mendocino in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Eureka in September, expect nights in Mendocino to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are much hotter, around 36°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mendocino

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Fort Bragg
Highlights from your plan
Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens ©
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens
MacKerricher State Park ©
MacKerricher State Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 19th (Sat), browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planning app .

You can drive from Mendocino to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Mendocino, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Yosemite National Park side-trips: Columbia Candy Kitchen (in Columbia) and Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum (in Groveland). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect much colder with lows of 3°C in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Columbia Candy Kitchen, Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Get out of town with these interesting Zion National Park side-trips: Best Friends Animal Sanctuary (in Kanab), Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center (in Cedar City) and Springdale (David J West Gallery, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours, & more). Spend the 28th (Mon) exploring nature at The Narrows. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park, trek along Angel's Landing, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, and take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park route site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Zion National Park. In September, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Springdale, Cedar Breaks National Monument Visitor Center, Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, then stroll through Sunset Point, and finally stroll through Queen's Garden Trail. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point and then get great views at Inspiration Point.

Before you visit Bryce Canyon National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in October, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 19°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 6th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then hike along Wildcat Trail, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. On the 7th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip planner .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 25°C and lows are around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. In October, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Monument Valley - with highs of 22°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

For photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip builder app .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are warmer (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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