60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Aalborg
plane:  15​h
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Minneapolis
— 1 night
helicopter:  3​h 30​min
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Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
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Key West
— 2 nights
helicopter:  2​h 30​min
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Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
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Orlando
— 4 nights
helicopter:  6​h 30​min
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Natchez
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6​h
7
Hot Springs
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
8
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Kansas City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
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Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  8​h
11
Santa Fe
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 30​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
16
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
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Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
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Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
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Juneau
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
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Anchorage
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Aalborg

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Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Guthrie Theater. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): stop by Candyland.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Minneapolis vacation planning site .

Aalborg, Denmark to Minneapolis is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Aalborg to Minneapolis due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Minneapolis can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Trails Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Candyland, Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve ©
Murphy-Hanrehan Park Reserve
Candyland ©
Candyland

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Shedd Aquarium. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park Zoo, and test your problem-solving skills at Fox in a Box Chicago.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chicago holiday builder website .

You can fly from Minneapolis to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Chicago

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Parasailing & Paragliding has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Dolphin & Whale Watching make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, look for gifts at Isle Cook Key West, and find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Key West holiday builder site .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Key West is 1 hour. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Chicago in April: high temperatures in Key West hover around 33°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Lincoln Road or Dolphin Mall. Kids will enjoy Shark Valley and Collins Avenue. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Anhinga Trail (in Everglades National Park) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Miami Beach). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, shop like a local with Aventura Mall, and buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace.

You can plan Miami trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Key West to Miami in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. April in Miami sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

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Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Bring the kids along to Walt Disney World Resort and Discovery Cove. Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 19th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

Find out how to plan Orlando trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Miami to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Miami in April, Orlando is little chillier at night with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Natchez.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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Natchez

Natchez
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Natchez driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Orlando to Natchez takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Orlando to Natchez, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in April: high temperatures in Natchez hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 20th (Sat), you're off toHot Springs.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Parks Nature

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Hot Springs

Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): admire the striking features of Anthony Chapel and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

Before you visit Hot Springs, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Do a combination of car and flight from Natchez to Hot Springs in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Historic Sites Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Frontier Park and then get your game on at The Escape Game Dallas. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Arbor Hills Nature Preserve.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dallas sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Hot Springs to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Kansas City.

Things to do in Dallas

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, The Escape Game Dallas, Frontier Park
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
Frontier Park ©
Frontier Park

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Kansas City

Kansas City ©
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): stop by Moon Marble Company, then get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City, and then have some family-friendly fun at Blade & Timber.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Kansas City vacation maker .

Getting from Dallas to Kansas City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dallas in April: high temperatures in Kansas City hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Kansas City

Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Moon Marble Company, iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Kansas City
Highlights from your plan
Blade & Timber ©
Blade & Timber
Moon Marble Company ©
Moon Marble Company

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Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Hallett Peak.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rocky Mountain National Park route maker website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Kansas City to Rocky Mountain National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kansas City to Rocky Mountain National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Kansas City in April since evenings lows in Rocky Mountain National Park dip to 1°C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Trails Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hallett Peak ©
Hallett Peak

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then admire the natural beauty at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, and then view the masterpieces at Keshi.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read Santa Fe day trip site .

Traveling by car from Rocky Mountain National Park to Santa Fe takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In April in Santa Fe, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Shopping Museums Spas
Highlights from your plan
Keshi ©
Keshi
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens ©
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries

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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 29th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, cruise along East Rim Drive, make a trip to Moran Point, and head outdoors with Shoshone Point.

Plan my trip to Grand Canyon National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Santa Fe in April: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C and lows are around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and M&M'S World Las Vegas. Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor some retail therapy. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area (in Henderson). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are warmer (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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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.
Visit La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach for some beach relaxation. Kids will appreciate attractions like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and San Diego Zoo. Step out of San Diego to go to Alpine and see Lions, Tigers & Bears, which is approximately 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planning website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: browse the different shops at The Grove and take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Ghirardelli Square. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stop by Flax, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary app .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Family-friendly places like Waikiki Beach and USS Arizona Memorial will thrill your kids. You'll get in some beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. Change things up with a short trip to Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie (about 1h 05 min away). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, identify plant and animal life at Pele's Chair, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu road trip site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. In May, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 34°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua Beach Park, Polynesian Cultural Center, Sunset Beach Park, Pele's Chair
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ka'anapali Beach and Napili Beach. Family-friendly places like Wailea Beach and Stand-Up Paddleboarding will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Lahaina road trip website .

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In May in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

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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.
Head to Powell's City of Books and Portland Saturday Marketfor some retail therapy. Family-friendly places like Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area and Oregon Zoo will thrill your kids. Step out of Portland to go to Bridal Veil and see Multnomah Falls, which is approximately 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, hike along Wildwood Trail, and head outdoors with Portland Timbers.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Portland online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Portland in 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In May, Portland is slightly colder than Lahaina - with highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Multnomah Falls
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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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.
Kids will enjoy Pike Place Market and Space Needle. Head to Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pioneer Squarefor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May in Seattle, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): head outdoors with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center and then take a peaceful walk through Treadwell Historic Mine Trail.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Juneau journey builder site .

Fly from Seattle to Juneau in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in May, things will get a bit cooler in Juneau: highs are around 18°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center ©
Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay ©
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): trek along Friends of Eagle River Nature and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elmendorf State Fish Hatchery. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Anchorage trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Juneau to Anchorage in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of ferry and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anchorage

Wildlife Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Friends of Eagle River Nature ©
Friends of Eagle River Nature
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©

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