55 days in United States Itinerary

55 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 3 nights
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Roswell
— 1 day
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Petrified Forest National Park
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Leggett
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Trinidad
— 3 nights
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Portland
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Spokane
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
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Billings
— 4 nights
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Keystone
— 3 nights
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Bozeman
— 3 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 5 nights
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Elko
— 1 night
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Wawona
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of the city life by going to Crystal Cove and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Popular historic sites such as The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Santa Monica Pier are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation website.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. In June, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Death Valley National Park

— 2 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and then explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect Death Valley National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 43°C and 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and The LINQ Promenade. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Counts Kustoms and The Strip. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip builder app.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, Las Vegas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Zion National Park

— 1 night
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 20th (Sat): hike along Kayenta Trail, hike along Riverside Walk, and then stroll through Temple of Sinawava Trail.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park online trip maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit cooler (40°C), and nights are colder (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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 21st (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, hike along Rim Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in June, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife

Monument Valley

— 1 night
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 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monument Valley road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, with highs in Monument Valley at 36°C and lows at 14°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Nature · Parks · Museums

Santa Fe

— 3 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 24th (Wed), view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals, go for a walk through Keshi, admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art, then examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, and finally explore the world behind art at San Miguel Chapel. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, look for all kinds of wild species at Randall Davey Audubon Center, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Fe National Cemetery, then examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, and finally browse for treasures at Traveler's Market.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Fe trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Santa Fe by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. June in Santa Fe sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can drive to Roswell.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Roswell

— 1 day
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, contemplate the long history of Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Historic District.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Roswell trip itinerary app.

Drive from Santa Fe to Roswell in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Fe in June, with highs in Roswell at 42°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Petrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in Roswell

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods

Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
On the 27th (Sat), hike along Blue Mesa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Petrified Forest National Park journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Roswell to Petrified Forest National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Roswell in June; daily highs in Petrified Forest National Park reach 36°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
On the 28th (Sun), examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then explore the activities along Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve. Keep things going the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Loma.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego visit planner.

Traveling by car from Petrified Forest National Park to San Diego takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Petrified Forest National Park to San Diego due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Petrified Forest National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography, then get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Museum LA, and finally wander the streets of Hollywood.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip website.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Neighborhoods · Tours · Shopping

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf and then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, then trek along Lands End, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip site.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Leggett.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Leggett

Leggett is a census-designated place in Mendocino County, California. To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Leggett online day trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Leggett in 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Leggett at 21°C and lows at 13°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off to Trinidad.

Things to do in Leggett

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Fun & Games

Trinidad

— 3 nights
Trinidad is a seaside city in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8mi north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15mi north of the college town of Arcata. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Ferndale Historic Cemetery, then don't miss a visit to The Victorian Village of Ferndale, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Hikshari Trail, and finally identify plant and animal life at Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Trinidad trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Leggett to Trinidad takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in July, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trips

Portland

— 3 nights

City of Roses

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.
You'll explore and learn at Portland Art Museum and Movie Madness Video and More. Do some cultural sightseeing at Columbia River Highway and Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site. Go for a jaunt from Portland to Corbett to see Vista House about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, stop by Powell's City of Books, take an in-depth tour of Oregon Historical Society, and admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Portland trip itinerary website.

Drive from Trinidad to Portland in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Trinidad in July, with highs in Portland at 33°C and lows at 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Trails

Side Trips

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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 cultural itinerary includes sights like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Museum of History & Industry. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Museum of Flight and LeMay - America's Car Museum. And it doesn't end there: browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, walk around Kerry Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, and get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Spokane.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Shopping

Side Trip

Spokane

— 1 night
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Spokane online vacation planner.

Getting from Seattle to Spokane by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in July, expect nights in Spokane to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. You'll set off for Glacier National Park on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Spokane

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Nightlife

Glacier National Park

— 3 nights

Crown of the Continent

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Going-to-the-Sun Road and Iceberg Lake Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Avalanche Lake and Garden Wall. The adventure continues: appreciate the views at Logan Pass, explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, explore the activities along McDonald Creek, and get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Spokane to Glacier National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Spokane in July, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Billings.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Billings

— 4 nights
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Get some cultural insight at Little Bighorn Battlefield and Carbon County Art Guild & Depot Gallery. Get outdoors at Four Dances Recreation Area and Lake Fork Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Billings: Big Horn County Historical Museum (in Hardin), Fishtail General Store (in Fishtail) and Custer Battlefield Trading Company (in Crow Agency). It doesn't end there: trek along Silver Run Trails and tour the pleasant surroundings at Basin Creek Lakes Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Billings online vacation planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Billings in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Billings, with lows of 18°C. On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Billings

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Keystone

— 3 nights

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute, then take in the awesome beauty at Black Elk Peak, and then trek along Little Devil's Tower Trail. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, then learn more about the world around you at Native American Educational and Cultural Center, then learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs, and finally identify plant and animal life at Windcross Conservancy.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Keystone tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Billings to Keystone in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Billings in July: high temperatures in Keystone hover around 31°C and lows are around 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Bozeman.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Nature · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Bozeman

— 3 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Grotto Falls Trail, get engrossed in the history at American Computer & Robotics Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at The Soldiers Chapel, and finally hit the slopes at Big Sky Resort.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bozeman road trip planning tool.

Fly from Keystone to Bozeman in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Keystone in July, you will find days in Bozeman are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Bozeman

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums

Side Trips

West Yellowstone

— 2 nights
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, then take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and finally trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail. On your second day here, examine the collection at Museum of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic scenery at Gibbon Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Paintpots, then take in the awesome beauty at Old Gardiner Road, and finally don't miss a visit to Roosevelt Arch.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone journey planner.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to West Yellowstone takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, West Yellowstone is a bit cooler than Bozeman - with highs of 29°C and lows of 4°C. On the 28th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Jackson Hole

— 5 nights
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Wildlife Art and Chapel of the Transfiguration. Mormon Row Historic District and Chapel of the Sacred Heart will appeal to history buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jackson Hole: Yellowstone National Park (Upper Geyser Basin & Castle Geyser), Glacier View Turnout (in Moose) and Grand Teton National Park (Cascade Canyon & Inspiration Point). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Oxbow Bend, don't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, cruise along Moose Wilson Road, and take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jackson Hole day trip planner.

You can drive from West Yellowstone to Jackson Hole in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Jackson Hole are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Elko.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Elko

— 1 night
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Little Church of the Crossroads, then contemplate the long history of Sherman Station Visitor's Center, and then examine the collection at Northeastern Nevada Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Elko trip maker app.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Elko in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in August; daily highs in Elko reach 38°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Elko

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Wawona

Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): trek along Wawona Meadow, admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, and then get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Wawona online day trip planner.

Getting from Elko to Wawona by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Elko in August, with highs in Wawona at 42°C and lows at 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Nature · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Francisco

City by the Bay

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Wawona to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Wawona in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

United States travel guide

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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.