47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Springfield
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Denver
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Springfield

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Denver

Denver
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Denver online route builder .

Springfield to Denver is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Springfield to Denver due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Springfield in May, with highs in Denver at 66°F and lows at 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries

4
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Escape the urban bustle at Arches National Park and Colorado National Monument. The adventure continues: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Moab travel planner.

You can fly from Denver to Moab in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Denver in May, things will get a bit warmer in Moab: highs are around 76°F and lows about 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Double Arch, Colorado National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Narrows and Zion's Main Canyon. Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Canyon Overlook Trail. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park and explore and take pictures at Observation Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Moab to Zion National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Canyon Overlook Trail ©
Canyon Overlook Trail

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nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at New York New York Casino, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and see a show at Casino at the MGM Grand.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 64°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 87°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

7
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Royal Palms State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Del Rey Beach, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 75°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica State Beach, Disneyland Park, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Sonoma Coast State Beach and Bodega Dunes. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Modus Operandi Cellars in St. Helena--about 1h 25 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, tee off at Lincoln Park, and wander the streets of North Beach.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In June, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Modus Operandi Cellars, Sonoma Coast State Beach, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Haystack Rock and Hug Point State Recreation Site. Escape the urban bustle at Cannon Beach and Manzanita Beach. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Ecola State Park (in Cannon Beach) and Astoria Column (in Astoria). The adventure continues: stop by Powell's City of Books, stroll around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and wander the streets of Ladd's Addition.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Portland journey builder site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Portland hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Hug Point State Recreation Site, Manzanita Beach, Astoria Column
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

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nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Alki Beach and Mount Walker. Change things up with a short trip to Mount Ellinor in Olympic National Park (about 1h 40 min away). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation maker site .

Getting from Portland to Seattle by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 57°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Mount Ellinor ©
Mount Ellinor
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Take a break from the city and head to Mount Washburn and Lamar Valley. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, trek along Avalanche Peak Hike, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Purple Mountain Trail.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 66°F to lows of 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton, and then appreciate the views at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group and then admire the verdant scenery at Leigh Lake.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in Jackson Hole are a bit warmer (72°F), and nights are about the same (39°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cathedral Group ©
Cathedral Group
Glacier View Turnout ©
Glacier View Turnout

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