56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Portland
1
Portland
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Sacramento
— 9 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Fresno
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
San Diego
— 9 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h
5
Florence
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Phoenix
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Wickenburg
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Las Vegas
— 13 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Portland

5
nights
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.
Visit Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site and Northwest (Nob Hill) for their historical value. Explore hidden gems such as Willamette Valley and Willamette Valley Vineyards. Step out of Portland with an excursion to The Gordon House in Silverton--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, trek along Forest Park, take a stroll through Multnomah Village, and get a taste of the local shopping with Pearl District.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Portland. In March, daytime highs in Portland are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Portland

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, Columbia River Highway, The Gordon House, Willamette Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Alberta Street ©
Alberta Street
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
Willamette Valley Vineyards ©
Willamette Valley Vineyards

9
nights
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sequoia Grove Winery and Capitol Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park and Old Town Auburn. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sacramento: St. Helena (V. Sattui Winery, Trinchero Napa Valley, &more), Oakville (Silver Oak Cellars & B Cellars Vineyards and Winery) and Von Strasser Family of Wines (in Calistoga). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at McKinley Park, snap pictures at Tower Bridge, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Sacramento Historic City Cemetery.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sacramento journey maker site.

Getting from Portland to Sacramento by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in March, you will find days in Sacramento are a bit warmer (69°F), and nights are about the same (46°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Fresno.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

St. Helena, Oakville, Sequoia Grove Winery, Honig Vineyard & Winery, Old Town Auburn
Highlights from your plan
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery ©
B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery
Sequoia Grove Winery ©
Sequoia Grove Winery

7
nights
Fresno

Fresno ©
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines and Fresno Chaffee Zoo. Popular historic sites such as Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark and St. Johns Cathedral of Fresno are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Fresno side-trips: Quady Winery (in Madera), Scenic Route Highway 49 (in Oakhurst) and Paso Robles (Firestone Walker Brewing Company, Le Cuvier Winery, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take in nature's colorful creations at Forestiere Underground Gardens, pause for some serene contemplation at St George Greek Orthodox Church, get outside with Chukchansi Park, and stroll around Woodward Regional Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Fresno online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Fresno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. March in Fresno sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 49°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Fresno

Wineries Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Paso Robles, Madera, Scenic Route Highway 49, Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark
Highlights from your plan
Le Cuvier Winery ©
Le Cuvier Winery
Forestiere Underground Gardens ©
Forestiere Underground Gardens
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines ©
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines

9
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Jolla Shores Park and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Get some historical perspective at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Point Loma. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, get to know the fascinating history of San Diego Bay Walk, kick back and relax at Windansea Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Beach.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego online trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Fresno to San Diego in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Fresno in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 56°F in San Diego. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Florence.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Windansea Beach ©
Windansea Beach

2
nights
Florence

Florence ©
Florence is a town, 61mi southeast of Phoenix, in Pinal County of Arizona, United States. On the 5th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Tom Mix Memorial, admire the majestic nature at Boyce Thompson Arboretum, and then tee off at Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder Golf Course. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, thenstop by Happy Adobe, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Diego to Florence. Traveling from San Diego to Florence, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in Florence to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Florence

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gold Canyon Resort - Sidewinder Golf Course, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery ©
St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery

7
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Visit Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve and The Rosson House Museum for their historical value. Step off the beaten path and head to Papago Park and Children’s Museum of Phoenix. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Piestewa Peak, identify plant and animal life at Lookout Mountain Preserve, trek along Echo Canyon Trail and Recreation Area, and experience rural life at The Farm at South Mountain.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Phoenix tour planner.

You can drive from Florence to Phoenix in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Florence in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Phoenix, with lows around 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Wickenburg.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Spas, Sloan Park, Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Spas
Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve ©
Deer Valley Petroglyph Preserve

3
nights
Wickenburg

Wickenburg ©
Wickenburg is a town primarily located in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, with a portion in neighboring Yavapai County. Visit Old Congress Pioneer Cemetary and The Jail Tree for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Arcosanti and Copper Canyon Golf Club. There's lots more to do: get outside with Effus Ranch, take an in-depth tour of Desert Caballeros Western Museum, explore by horseback at Arizona Horse Company, and see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Wickenburg day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Wickenburg takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Phoenix in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Wickenburg, with lows of 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Wickenburg

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Old Congress Pioneer Cemetary, Copper Canyon Golf Club, Arcosanti, Granite 19 Hotshots Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Copper Canyon Golf Club ©
Copper Canyon Golf Club
Old Congress Pioneer Cemetary ©
Old Congress Pioneer Cemetary
Arcosanti ©
Arcosanti

13
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The LINQ Promenade and Balloon Rides. Popular historic sites such as The Strip and Little Church of the West are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Laughlin (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection) and Helicopter Tours (in Henderson). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy some diversion at Machine Guns Vegas, see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, and don't miss a visit to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour planner.

You can drive from Wickenburg to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Wickenburg to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wickenburg in April, you will find days in Las Vegas are little chillier (80°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Laughlin, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
The Strip ©
The Strip
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection

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