8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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8 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jacksonville
car:  9​h
1
New Orleans
— 1 night
Drive:  15​h 45​min
2
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
car:  8​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Yreka
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
7
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take a stroll through Garden District, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

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Jacksonville to New Orleans is an approximately 7-hour combination of car and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Jacksonville to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Jacksonville in August, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 82°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Amarillo trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from New Orleans to Amarillo in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Amarillo, ranging from highs of 89°F to lows of 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Cadillac Ranch ©
Cadillac Ranch

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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.
To see ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Amarillo to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Amarillo to Grand Canyon National Park. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Amarillo - with highs of 80°F and lows of 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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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 4th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 101°F and lows reach 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 81°F and lows reach 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yreka.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village

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Yreka

Yreka ©
Yreka is the county seat of Siskiyou County, California, United States, located in the Shasta Valley at 2,500 feet (760 m) above sea level and covering about 10.1 sq mi (26 km2) area, of which most is land. On the 6th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Siskiyou County Museum, try your luck at Rain Rock Casino, and then make a trip to West Miner Street Historic District.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yreka attractions planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yreka by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. In August, Yreka is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 92°F and lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yreka

Museums Casinos Fun & Games
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Siskiyou County Museum ©
Siskiyou County Museum
Rain Rock Casino ©
Rain Rock Casino

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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 7th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle and then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Yreka to Seattle with the Route module. Traveling from Yreka in August, expect nights in Seattle to be somewhat warmer, around 61°F, while days are slightly colder, around 80°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market