6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

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Las Vegas
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Tahoe City
— 1 day
Cannon Beach
— 1 night


Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel route planner.

New York City to Las Vegas is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 101°F and lows reach 77°F. On the 15th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas


Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 16th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and then hike along South Kaibab Trail. Keep things going the next day: hike along Tonto Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 80°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Tahoe City

— 1 day
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Commons Beach Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Tahoe City online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Tahoe City by car takes about 12 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Tahoe City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Tahoe City, with lows of 38°F. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Cannon Beach

— 1 night
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): kick back and relax at Cannon Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cannon Beach Distillery, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach trip planner.

Getting from Tahoe City to Cannon Beach by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Tahoe City in August, expect nights in Cannon Beach to be somewhat warmer, around 55°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 71°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

United States travel guide

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.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.

Oregon Coast travel guide

State Parks · Beaches · Geologic Formations
The Beaver State
Saved from the pitfalls of modern urban development by government decisions made in the 1910s, the Oregon coast remains one of the country's most picturesque natural places to visit, featuring more than 80 state parks. Tourism from around the world thrives here all year long, with visitors eager to drive up and down this scenic stretch of the Pacific coastline, marked by rocky headlands and lush vegetation. Crossed by rivers and dotted with dense forests, the area offers nature lovers a chance to boat, fish, hike, and whale-watch. Start your Oregon vacation by exploring the northern end of the coastline, famous for its vibrant beach resorts and quaint seaside retreats.