49 days in United States Itinerary

49 days in United States Itinerary

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49 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Boston
— 1 night
Drive + ferry:  2​h 30​min
3
Nantucket
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
5
Philadelphia
— 1 night
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
7
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Fancy Gap
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— Few hours
Fly:  5​h 30​min
10
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
11
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Dripping Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
13
Alamogordo
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h
14
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
16
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
17
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
18
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
19
Rachel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
20
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
21
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
22
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
23
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
bus:  6​h 45​min
24
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
25
Wendover
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 15​min
26
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
27
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
28
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
29
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
30
Moose
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
31
Keystone
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
32
Badlands National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
33
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
34
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

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Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island

Acadia National Park ©
The first national park east of the Mississippi River, Acadia National Park draws visitors with its rugged landscape of ocean shoreline, low-slung granite mountains, dense woodlands, and pristine lakes.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): hike along Heart of Acadia Loop and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Beech Mountain Trail.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Acadia National Park trip itinerary maker site .

London, UK to Acadia National Park is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from London to Acadia National Park, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Acadia National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Acadia National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beech Mountain Trail ©
Beech Mountain Trail

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Old North Church & Historic Site, then wander the streets of Waterfront, and finally appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Acadia National Park to Boston takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Acadia National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Boston: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nantucket.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail
New England Holocaust Memorial ©
New England Holocaust Memorial

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Nantucket

Nantucket ©
Nantucket is an island about 30mi by ferry south from Cape Cod, in the American state of Massachusetts. On the 15th (Mon), stroll through Nobadeer, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Paul's Episcopal Church, and then contemplate the long history of Greater Light.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Nantucket trip builder tool .

Do a combination of car and ferry from Boston to Nantucket in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Boston in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Nantucket: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nantucket

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Nobadeer ©
Nobadeer
Greater Light ©
Greater Light

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
On the 16th (Tue), browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, look for all kinds of wild species at Teaneck Creek Conservancy, and then identify plant and animal life at Richard W. DeKorte Park.

You can plan New York City trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Nantucket to New York City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. In July, New York City is somewhat warmer than Nantucket - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Richard W. DeKorte Park, Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Highlights from your plan
Richard W. DeKorte Park ©
Richard W. DeKorte Park
Teaneck Creek Conservancy ©
Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, then ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, then look for all kinds of wild species at The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College, and finally admire the natural beauty at Morris Arboretum.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. July in Philadelphia sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College
Highlights from your plan
Morris Arboretum ©
Morris Arboretum
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

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Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 18th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at U.S. National Arboretum, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC holiday builder .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Washington DC

Outdoors Museums Trails

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
U.S. National Arboretum ©
U.S. National Arboretum

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Harpers Ferry

Harpers Ferry ©
With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the history at Antietam National Battlefield.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Harpers Ferry trip itinerary website .

Traveling by train from Washington DC to Harpers Ferry takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Washington DC in July, Harpers Ferry is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Fancy Gap.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield

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Fancy Gap

Fancy Gap ©
Fancy Gap is a census-designated place (CDP) in Carroll County, Virginia, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Blue Ridge Parkway. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Mount Airy Visitors Center, then steep yourself in history at Mabry Mill, and then explore and take pictures at Blue Ridge Parkway.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Fancy Gap trip site .

Explore your travel options from Rachel to Fancy Gap with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. When traveling from Rachel in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Fancy Gap: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Fancy Gap

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Mount Airy Visitors Center, Mabry Mill
Highlights from your plan
Mabry Mill ©
Mabry Mill
The Mount Airy Visitors Center ©
The Mount Airy Visitors Center

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Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park trip builder tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Fancy Gap to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Traveling from Fancy Gap in July, you will find days in Great Smoky Mountains National Park are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). On the 21st (Sun), you're off toSavannah.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, identify plant and animal life at Sea Pines Forest Preserve, and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Savannah trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Savannah takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Savannah are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Sea Pines Forest Preserve ©
Sea Pines Forest Preserve

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then wander the streets of Garden District, then stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and finally head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Savannah to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Savannah in July: highs in New Orleans hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Dripping Springs.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
Lafayette Cemetery No.1 ©
Lafayette Cemetery No.1

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Dripping Springs

Dripping Springs ©
Dripping Springs is an incorporated town in Hays County, Texas, United States, 21 miles southwest of Austin. On the 25th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Cibolo Nature Center and then learn about winemaking at Hye Meadow Winery. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Pedernales Falls State Park.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Dripping Springs tour itinerary site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from New Orleans to Dripping Springs. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in July: highs in Dripping Springs hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 28°C. On the 26th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alamogordo.

Things to do in Dripping Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Cibolo Nature Center, Pedernales Falls State Park, Hye Meadow Winery
Highlights from your plan
Cibolo Nature Center ©
Cibolo Nature Center
Pedernales Falls State Park ©
Pedernales Falls State Park
Hye Meadow Winery ©
Hye Meadow Winery

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Alamogordo

Alamogordo ©
Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes White Sands National Monument. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Aguirre Spring Campground. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at White Sands National Monument.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Alamogordo journey planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Dripping Springs to Alamogordo. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Dripping Springs in July, plan for little chillier nights in Alamogordo, with lows around 22°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Alamogordo

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Aguirre Spring Campground
Highlights from your plan
White Sands National Monument ©
White Sands National Monument
Aguirre Spring Campground ©
Aguirre Spring Campground

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Monument Valley

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. Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): trot along with a tour on horseback, get great views at Navajo National Monument, and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip planner.

Getting from Alamogordo to Monument Valley by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Alamogordo in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Monument Valley, with lows around 17°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Navajo National Monument, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Navajo National Monument ©
Navajo National Monument
Horseback Riding Tours

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Page

Page ©
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.
Antelope Canyon has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

For reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Page trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in July; daily highs in Page reach 43°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip site .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Page in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. On the next day, explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can 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

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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.
On the 5th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then identify plant and animal life at Veteran's Memorial Park, then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and finally examine the collection at The Mob Museum. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun at Battlefield Vegas, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Zion National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. On the 7th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Rachel.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Veteran's Memorial Park
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Rachel

Rachel
Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. You've now added Area 51 to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): stop by Alien Research Center, then make a trip to The Black Mailbox, then explore and take pictures at Extraterrestrial Highway, and finally make a trip to Area 51.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Rachel trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Page to Rachel by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Page in August, expect Rachel to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 15°C. On the 11th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Ashford Mill Ruins and then steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rachel to Death Valley National Park takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Rachel in August, with highs in Death Valley National Park at 43°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mosaic Canyon ©
Mosaic Canyon
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): explore the fascinating landscape at Cottonwood Spring Oasis and then look for all kinds of wild species at Barker Dam Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the views at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, then steep yourself in history at Keys Ranch, and then hike along Split Rock.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park trip itinerary app .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Joshua Tree National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Joshua Tree National Park, with lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Keys Ranch ©
Keys Ranch

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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.
To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. In August, Los Angeles is little chillier than Joshua Tree National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. You'll set off for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): trek along Panorama Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary website .

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Wendover.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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Wendover

Wendover ©
Wendover is a city in Tooele County, Utah, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bonneville Salt Flats. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Resort at Wendover and Wendover Nugget Casino.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Wendover trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Wendover with the Route module. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in Wendover are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are much hotter (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Wendover

Casinos Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

West Wendover
Highlights from your plan
Bonneville Salt Flats ©
Bonneville Salt Flats

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park. Keep things going the next day: trek along Trillium Falls Hike and then trek along Lady Bird Johnson Grove.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Wendover to Redwood National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wendover to Redwood National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wendover in August, you will find days in Redwood National Park are much colder (20°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Lady Bird Johnson Grove

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pike Place Market.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Seattle day trip website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Redwood National Park to Seattle. In August, Seattle is a bit warmer than Redwood National Park - with highs of 31°C and lows of 19°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Glacier National Park.

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Glacier National Park

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The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 20th (Tue), explore the activities along McDonald Creek and then take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park online trip planner .

Getting from Seattle to Glacier National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Glacier National Park, with lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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Grinnell Glacier
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, then explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and finally don't miss a visit to Artist Point. Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, then take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park in August, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Moose.

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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
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Moose

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Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. On the 23rd (Fri), take in the views from Snake River Bridge, then take in the dramatic scenery at Hidden Falls, and then take in breathtaking views at Cascade Canyon.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Moose online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Moose takes 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Moose to be about the same, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Keystone.

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Keystone

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Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. On the 4th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Custer State Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Stockade Lake, then contemplate the waterfront views at Sylvan Lake, and finally explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Harney Peak, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Needles Eye Tunnel.

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Do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Monument Valley to Keystone in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in August, with highs in Keystone at 29°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Custer State Park
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Needles Eye Tunnel
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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park
Although Badlands National Park's name might not be the most inviting, its landscape of pinnacles, eroded buttes, spires, and an expansive, pristine mixed-grass prairie remain enticing.
To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Badlands National Park itinerary builder website .

Drive from Keystone to Badlands National Park in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Keystone in August, things will get a bit warmer in Badlands National Park: highs are around 36°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

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Chicago

Chicago
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Chicago journey builder website .

Getting from Badlands National Park to Chicago by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Badlands National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Traveling from Badlands National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in Chicago. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

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Niagara Falls

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The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica, then immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park, and then trek along Niagara Gorge Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in August since evenings lows in Niagara Falls dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Niagara Falls
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Devil's Hole State Park

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