56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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56 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly + taxi:  4​h
1
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
train:  2​h 30​min
4
Mount Rainier National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  15​h 15​min
5
Black River Falls
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  10​h
6
Akron
— 2 nights
+4
bus + subway + bus + Fly + bus:  7​h
7
Chatham
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
New York City
— Few hours
train:  30​min
9
Newark
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
11
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
12
Fort Payne
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
13
Lee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
14
Crystal River
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
15
Dunnellon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
16
Daytona Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
17
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
18
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
19
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
20
Glenrio
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
21
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + shuttle:  6​h 30​min
22
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
23
Supai
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
24
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
25
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
26
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
27
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 15​min
28
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
29
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
Fly + subway + train:  5​h
30
Santa Clara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Johnson Grove.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park itinerary builder.

San Francisco to Redwood National Park is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive. In July, Redwood National Park is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 63°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver National Historic Site, examine the collection at Portland Art Museum, and then trek along Forest Park. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge and then gain insight at Vista House.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portland sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Redwood National Park to Portland. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Redwood National Park in July, with highs in Portland at 81°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, Oneonta Gorge, Vista House
Highlights from your plan
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Portland Art Museum ©
Portland Art Museum

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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 17th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Seattle Center. On your second day here, examine the collection at LeMay - America's Car Museum and then hike along Snoqualmie Falls.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle sightseeing planner.

Getting from Portland to Seattle by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July in Seattle, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 58°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

LeMay - America's Car Museum, Seahurst Beach Park, Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park

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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park
The star attraction of Mt.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Mount Rainier National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can take a shuttle from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park in 2.5 hours. You will leave for Black River Falls on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Black River Falls

Black River Falls ©
Black River Falls is a city in Jackson County, Wisconsin, USA. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): see the interesting displays at Deke Slayton Memorial Space and Bike Museum and then admire all the interesting features of La Crosse Fairgrounds Speedway.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Black River Falls itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Black River Falls with the Route module. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In July, daily temperatures in Black River Falls can reach 84°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll travel to Akron.

Things to do in Black River Falls

Museums

Side Trips

LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway, Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bicycle Museum
Highlights from your plan
LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway ©
LaCrosse Fairgrounds Speedway

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Akron

Akron ©
Akron is the fifth-largest city in the U.S. On the 23rd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Hale Farm and Village and then stroll through Huntington Beach. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Ashery Country Store, examine the collection at David Warther Carvings & Gift Shop, then steep yourself in history at J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Zoar Village State Memorial.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Akron holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Black River Falls to Akron takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Black River Falls in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Akron, with lows of 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chatham.

Things to do in Akron

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

J. E. Reeves Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum, Hale Farm and Village, David Warther Carvings, Zoar Village State Memorial, Huntington Beach
Highlights from your plan
Zoar Village State Memorial ©
Zoar Village State Memorial
Hale Farm and Village ©
Hale Farm and Village

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Chatham

Chatham ©
Chatham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Get outdoors at First Encounter Beach and Cape Cod Canal. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sea Street Beach and Kayaking & Canoeing. Get out of town with these interesting Chatham side-trips: Mashpee Commons (in Mashpee), Edward Gorey House (in Yarmouth Port) and Zipline (in Sandwich). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Fort Hill Rural Historic District, get all the information you need at Salt Pond Visitor Center, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of the Transfiguration, and learn more about the world around you at Cape Cod Museum of Natural History.

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

The Route module can help you plan travel from Akron to Chatham. July in Chatham sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to New York City.

Things to do in Chatham

Historic Sites Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Eastham, Church of the Transfiguration, Edward Gorey House, Cape Cod Canal, Mashpee Commons
Highlights from your plan
Salt Pond Visitor Center ©
Salt Pond Visitor Center
Edward Gorey House ©
Edward Gorey House
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History
Cape Cod Museum of Natural History

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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.
To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the New York City sightseeing planner.

Getting from Chatham to New York City by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chatham in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 86°F and lows are around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Newark.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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Newark

Newark ©
Newark is the most populous city in the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Twin Lights Historic Site, try your luck at Monmouth Park Racetrack, and then stop by Hot Sand.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Newark itinerary builder.

You can drive from New York City to Newark in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 87°F in July, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Newark

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hot Sand, Ocean Grove Beach, Twin Lights Historic Site, Monmouth Park Racetrack
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Twin Lights Historic Site ©
Twin Lights Historic Site
Hot Sand ©
Hot Sand

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum and Manassas National Battlefield. Appreciate the collections at National Museum of the Marine Corps and Smithsonian National Postal Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Breezy Point Beach and Campground (in Chesapeake Beach) and St. Michaels Winery (in St. Michaels). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Phillips Collection.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Newark to Washington DC. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 74°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

St. Michaels, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Manassas National Battlefield Park, Breezy Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Manassas National Battlefield Park ©
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum ©
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fields of the Wood. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at NOC, learn about winemaking at Smoky Mountain Winery, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Soco Falls.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Great Smoky Mountains National Park vacation builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Washington DC to Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Fort Payne.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Soco Falls, Oconaluftee Islands Park, Fields of the Wood
Highlights from your plan
Fields of the Wood ©
Fields of the Wood
Soco Falls ©
Soco Falls
Smoky Mountain Winery ©
Smoky Mountain Winery

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Fort Payne

Fort Payne
Fort Payne is a city in and county seat of DeKalb County, Alabama, United States. To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Fort Payne online itinerary creator.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Fort Payne. The time zone difference when traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Fort Payne is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Fort Payne can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 67°F. You will leave for Lee on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in Fort Payne

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Lee

Lee ©
Lee is a town in Madison County, Florida, United States. To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Lee vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Fort Payne to Lee takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Fort Payne to Lee, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Fort Payne in August since evenings lows in Lee dip to 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Crystal River.

Things to do in Lee

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Suwannee River State Park
Highlights from your plan
Suwannee River State Park ©
Suwannee River State Park

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Crystal River

Crystal River ©
The jewel of Florida's Nature Coast, Crystal River spreads around spring-fed Kings Bay, known for maintaining a constant 22 C (72 F) temperature all year long.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): tee off at Plantation Inn & Golf Resort and then explore the activities along Crystal River.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Crystal River itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Lee to Crystal River takes 2.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Crystal River are 90°F, while nighttime lows are 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dunnellon.

Things to do in Crystal River

Outdoors Golf Parks
Highlights from your plan
Crystal River ©
Crystal River

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Dunnellon

Dunnellon ©
Dunnellon is a city in Marion County, Florida, United States. On the 10th (Thu), explore the activities along Rainbow River.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Dunnellon itinerary builder.

Dunnellon is just a short distance from Crystal River. In August in Dunnellon, expect temperatures between 90°F during the day and 73°F at night. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Daytona Beach.

Things to do in Dunnellon

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow River ©
Rainbow River

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Daytona Beach

Daytona Beach ©
The iconic seaside destination of Daytona Beach once supported sugar mill plantations, but now entertains up to 8 million visitors a year.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Casements and then enjoy the sand and surf at Andy Romano Beachfront Park. On your second day here, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Marine Science Center, then take in nature's colorful creations at Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at New Smyrna Town Beach.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Daytona Beach online itinerary creator.

Getting from Dunnellon to Daytona Beach by car takes about 2.5 hours. August in Daytona Beach sees daily highs of 90°F and lows of 74°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Daytona Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ormond Beach, Marine Science Center, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens, New Smyrna Town Beach
Highlights from your plan
Marine Science Center ©
Marine Science Center
New Smyrna Town Beach ©
New Smyrna Town Beach
The Casements ©
The Casements

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District and then explore the world behind art at Pérez Art Museum Miami.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami itinerary builder.

You can drive from Daytona Beach to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 91°F, and evening lows to 78°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Art Deco Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Perez Art Museum Miami ©
Perez Art Museum Miami
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street, see the interesting displays at Mardi Gras World, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation, then admire the masterpieces at Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden, and then try to win big at Harrah's New Orleans.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New Orleans holiday planner.

Do a combination of train and flight from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Miami to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August in New Orleans, expect temperatures between 89°F during the day and 77°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Fun & Games

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 16th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at San Marcos River and then examine the collection at Dick's Classic Car Museum. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at Texas State Cemetery, explore the world behind art at The Blanton Museum of Art, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Austin vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Austin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Austin, with highs around 101°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Glenrio.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Adventure

Side Trip

San Marcos
Highlights from your plan
Dick's Classic Garage ©
Dick's Classic Garage
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Texas State Cemetery ©
Texas State Cemetery

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Glenrio

Glenrio ©
Glenrio, formerly Rock Island, is an unincorporated community in both Deaf Smith County, Texas, and Quay County, New Mexico, in the United States. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Russell's Truck and Travel Center and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ute Lake State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Glenrio vacation trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Austin to Glenrio. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Glenrio. In August, Glenrio is a bit cooler than Austin - with highs of 93°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Glenrio

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Ute Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
Russell's Truck and Travel Center ©
Russell's Truck and Travel Center
Ute Lake State Park ©
Ute Lake State Park

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Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Sitting Bull Falls. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at King's Palace, then explore the striking landscape at Lion's Tail, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Carlsbad Caverns National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Glenrio to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In August in Carlsbad Caverns National Park, expect temperatures between 95°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Sitting Bull Falls
Highlights from your plan
King's Palace ©
King's Palace
Big Room ©
Big Room
Sitting Bull Falls ©
Sitting Bull Falls

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Jerome State Historic Park and then appreciate the history behind Montezuma Well. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Amitabha Stupa and Peace Park and then hike along Doe Mountain Trail.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip generator.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Sedona takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sedona: temperatures range from 90°F by day to 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Supai.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Montezuma Well, Jerome State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail

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Supai

Supai ©
Supai is a census-designated place (CDP) in Coconino County, Arizona, United States, within the Grand Canyon.As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a population of 208. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest and then trek along Hermit Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Mooney Falls and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Toroweap Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Supai holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Sedona to Supai with the Route module. In August, Supai is little chillier than Sedona - with highs of 81°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Supai

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
Mooney Falls ©
Mooney Falls

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, then take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point, and then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Lookout Studio, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Supai to Grand Canyon National Park. In August, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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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 28th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Guardian Angel Cathedral, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and finally see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 102°F and lows at 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Guardian Angel Cathedral ©
Guardian Angel Cathedral
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame
Titanic ©
Titanic

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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 30th (Wed), contemplate the long history of Beehive House and then take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 91°F and lows reach 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Golden Spike National Historic Site, Park City Main Street Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Golden Spike National Historic Site ©
Beehive House ©
Beehive House

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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 1st (Fri), witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Upper Falls and then explore the stunning scenery at S Rim Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in August; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 71°F and lows reach 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River ©

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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.
On the 3rd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): contemplate the long history of The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens and then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around 85°F and lows about 65°F. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

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Mission San Juan Capistrano, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
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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.
On the 6th (Wed), steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Los Angeles in September since evenings lows in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Clara.

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Santa Clara

Santa Clara ©
Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California. On the 7th (Thu), learn about winemaking at J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines, explore the world behind art at San Jose Museum of Art, and then admire the architecture and history at Mission Santa Clara de Asis.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Santa Clara itinerary maker.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Santa Clara by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September: highs in Santa Clara hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

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San Jose
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Mission Santa Clara de Asis ©
Mission Santa Clara de Asis
San Jose Museum of Art ©
San Jose Museum of Art
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines ©
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

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