50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Drive:  2​h 45​min
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Seattle
— 1 night
car:  3​h
2
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
car:  4​h
3
Portland
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Hood River
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Nehalem
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Newport
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
Tahoe City
— 2 nights
car:  6​h
10
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Drive:  8​h
11
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
13
Boulder City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
15
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
16
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
17
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
18
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Pismo Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
20
Big Sur
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
21
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
22
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
23
Palo Alto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Calistoga
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
25
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
26
Arches National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h 45​min
27
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​h 45​min
End: Vancouver

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): kick back and relax at Golden Gardens Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Seattle day trip planning site .

Vancouver, Canada to Seattle is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the train ride to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gardens Park ©
Golden Gardens Park

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Comet Falls, then stroll through Box Canyon Loop, and then trek along Naches Peak Loop Trail.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park trip planner.

You can take a train from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in May, expect little chillier with lows of 9°C in Mount Rainier National Park. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Portland.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Naches Peak Loop Trail ©
Naches Peak Loop Trail
Comet Falls ©
Comet Falls

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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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by train from Mount Rainier National Park to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In May in Portland, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. You'll set off for Hood River on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the pleasant sights at Rowena Crest Viewpoint, appreciate the extensive heritage of Columbia Hills State Park, and then do a tasting at Sunshine Mill Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Hood River County Fruit Loop, then do a tasting at Mt. Hood Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Hood Crest Winery.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hood River trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Portland to Hood River in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daily temperatures in Hood River can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Nehalem.

Things to do in Hood River

Wineries Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Columbia Hills State Park, Hood River County Fruit Loop, Rowena Crest Viewpoint, Sunshine Mill Winery
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Hood Winery ©
Mt. Hood Winery
Columbia Hills State Park ©
Columbia Hills State Park
Rowena Crest Viewpoint ©
Rowena Crest Viewpoint

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Nehalem

Nehalem ©
Nehalem is a city in Tillamook County, Oregon, United States. Nehalem Bay State Park has been added to your itinerary.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Nehalem driving holiday planner.

Getting from Hood River to Nehalem by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Hood River to Nehalem, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Hood River in May, you will find days in Nehalem are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Newport.

Things to do in Nehalem

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nehalem Bay State Park ©
Nehalem Bay State Park

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Newport

Newport ©
A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Cape Foulweather.

Discover how to plan a Newport trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Nehalem to Newport in 2.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Nehalem to Newport. In May in Newport, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Florence.

Things to do in Newport

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area, Beverly Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fogarty Creek State Recreation Area ©
Beverly Beach State Park ©
Beverly Beach State Park
Cape Foulweather ©
Cape Foulweather

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Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a coastal city in Lane County, in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Jessie M. Honeyman Memorial State Park. On the 8th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Florence trip builder app .

You can drive from Newport to Florence in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Florence

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Thor's Well, Umpqua River Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Umpqua River Lighthouse ©
Umpqua River Lighthouse
Thor's Well ©
Thor's Well

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Sacramento

Sacramento
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Explore hidden gems such as Sacramento Historic City Cemetery and Bogle Winery. Step out of Sacramento to go to Lodi and see Michael David Vineyards, which is approximately 1 hour away.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sacramento itinerary planning website .

Getting from Florence to Sacramento by combination of bus and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Florence in May, you will find days in Sacramento are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries Parks Tours

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Tahoe City

Tahoe City ©
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. On the 12th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Hellman-Ehrman Mansion and then let the kids burn off some steam at Commons Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Flume Trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at Cascade Falls Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tahoe City online tour itinerary maker .

Drive from Sacramento to Tahoe City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Sacramento in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Tahoe City, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Lake Tahoe (Nevada)
Highlights from your plan
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion ©
Hellman-Ehrman Mansion

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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 in touch with nature at Mono Lake County Park and Tunnel View. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall and take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park route builder app .

Traveling by bus from Tahoe City to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. In May in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 16th (Thu), you're off toDeath Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mono Lake County Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mono Lake County Park ©
Mono Lake County Park
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 17th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon and then take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Ashford Mill Ruins, then Head underground at Titus Canyon, and then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Roman Catholic Shrine of the Most Holy Redeemer and then try to win big at Casino at the Venetian.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing planning app .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in May since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 20°C. On the 20th (Mon), you'll travel to Boulder City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan

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Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Hoover Dam has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam and then kick back and relax at Willow Beach. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Fire Wave.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Boulder City trip planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Boulder City in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Boulder City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fire Wave, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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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.
You've now added Canyon de Chelly National Monument to your itinerary. On the 28th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Canyon de Chelly National Monument, trek along Hermit Trail, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Wed): get great views at Yaki Point and then take in a show at Hopi House.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Boulder City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Boulder City to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Boulder City in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Johnny Lang Grave, then steep yourself in history at Keys Ranch, and then hike along Split Rock. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Geology Tour Road and then explore the fascinating landscape at Cottonwood Spring Oasis.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park takes 6.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Joshua Tree National Park hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cottonwood Spring Oasis ©
Cottonwood Spring Oasis
Keys Ranch ©
Keys Ranch

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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get in on the excitement at Petco Park. Keep things going the next day: snap pictures at Coronado Bridge and then stroll through La Jolla Shores Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego tour planner.

You can drive from Palm Springs to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Springs in May, you will find days in San Diego are much colder (25°C), and nights are little chillier (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Bridge
Coronado Bridge

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 29th (Wed), stroll through Westward Beach, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Paramount Ranch, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Malibu Hindu Temple.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Malibu online trip maker .

Getting from San Diego to Malibu by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu Hindu Temple, Paramount Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Paramount Ranch ©
Paramount Ranch
Malibu Hindu Temple ©
Malibu Hindu Temple

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): grab your bike and head to Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, then identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve, and then take in the awesome beauty at Cold Spring Tavern. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Carpinteria Harbor Seal Preserve and Rookery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carpinteria State Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara route planner .

You can drive from Malibu to Santa Barbara in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Malibu in May, expect little chillier with lows of 13°C in Santa Barbara. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Carpinteria
Highlights from your plan
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach
Cold Spring Tavern ©
Cold Spring Tavern
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock, then learn about winemaking at Jack Creek Celllars, then learn about winemaking at Alta Colina, and finally learn about winemaking at Veris Cellars. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Avila Main Beach and then kick back and relax at Eldwaylen Ocean Park.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Pismo Beach trip planning tool .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Pismo Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. May in Pismo Beach sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Templeton, Alta Colina, Avila Main Beach, Morro Rock
Highlights from your plan
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Jack Creek Celllars ©
Jack Creek Celllars

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 23rd (Thu), stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Partington Cove, then admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and then trek along Pacific Valley Bluff Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Big Sur itinerary site .

Getting from Pismo Beach to Big Sur by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Pismo Beach in May: highs in Big Sur hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Carmel River State Beach and Point Lobos. Get outdoors at Monterey Bay and Seventeen Mile Drive. It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Monterey sightseeing planning website .

Take a bus from Big Sur to Monterey in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Palo Alto.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Palo Alto.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate National Recreation Area ©

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Palo Alto

Palo Alto ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Windy Hill Open Space Preserve, shop like a local with Palo Alto Art Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Palo Alto trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Palo Alto in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Palo Alto are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in Palo Alto

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Windy Hill Open Space Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Windy Hill Open Space Preserve ©
Windy Hill Open Space Preserve
Palo Alto Art Center ©
Palo Alto Art Center

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Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): do a tasting at Lancaster Estate Winery, then learn about winemaking at Trentadue Winery, then do a tasting at Pech Merle Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Ramazzotti Wine Tasting. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Venge Vineyards and then learn about winemaking at Moone Tsai Winery.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Calistoga travel route planning website .

Drive from Palo Alto to Calistoga in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from Palo Alto in June, expect nights in Calistoga to be slightly colder, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries

Side Trips

Geyserville, Lancaster Estate Winery, Moone Tsai Winery
Highlights from your plan
Trentadue Winery ©
Trentadue Winery
Moone Tsai Winery ©
Moone Tsai Winery

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
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 12th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Golden Spike National Historic Site. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall and then Head underground at Timpanogos Cave National Monument.

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You can fly from Calistoga to Salt Lake City in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Calistoga to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Calistoga in June, with highs in Salt Lake City at 37°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©
Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 14th (Fri), snap pictures at Dewey Bridge, explore the ancient world of Sego Canyon Petroglyphs, and then explore the striking landscape at Broken Arch. On the next day, stroll through Turret Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers, then explore the striking landscape at Tower of Babel, and finally hike along Pine Tree Arch Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Arches National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Arches National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City in June, you will find days in Arches National Park are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Sego Canyon Petroglyphs, Dewey Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arch ©
Broken Arch
Tunnel Arch ©
Tunnel Arch
Tower of Babel ©
Tower of Babel

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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.
On the 17th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, witness a stunning natural landmark at Solitary Geyser, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Gibbon Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Arches National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Arches National Park in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 22°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

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