9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 day
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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McCloud
— 1 night
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Portland
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Boise
— 1 night
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West Yellowstone
— 2 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 1 night

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online journey builder.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In September in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 85°F during the day and 66°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Big Sur.

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Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stroll through Partington Cove, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then stroll through Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sur trip maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Big Sur takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in Big Sur reach 72°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to McCloud.

Things to do in Big Sur

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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

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McCloud

McCloud ©
McCloud is a small town and census-designated place (CDP) in Siskiyou County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): contemplate the geological forces at Mount Shasta.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the McCloud itinerary planner.

Drive from Big Sur to McCloud in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Big Sur in September, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in McCloud: temperatures range from 79°F by day to 46°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Portland.

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Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta

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Portland

Portland ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Willamette Valley, hike along Forest Park, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Willamette River Trail.

Start your trip to Portland by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from McCloud to Portland takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from McCloud in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Portland, with lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

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Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Forest Park ©
Forest Park

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Seattle

Seattle ©

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.
On the 8th (Tue), get interesting insight from Puget Sound Express, then stroll around Kerry Park, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Boise.

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Puget Sound Express ©
Puget Sound Express
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park

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Boise

Boise ©

City of Trees

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at World Center For Birds of Prey, then steep yourself in history at Old Idaho Penitentiary, and then trek along Boise River Greenbelt.

For where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Boise tour itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Boise takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Boise. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Boise to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
World Center For Birds of Prey ©
World Center For Birds of Prey
Old Idaho Penitentiary ©
Old Idaho Penitentiary

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Mystic Falls Trail, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Firehole Canyon Drive, witness a stunning natural landmark at Terrace Spring, then look for all kinds of wild species at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone journey planner.

You can drive from Boise to West Yellowstone in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. While traveling from Boise, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in West Yellowstone, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 32°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can go by car to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Mystic Falls Trail ©
Mystic Falls Trail
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
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.
On the 12th (Sat), explore and take pictures at Moose Wilson Road, then don't miss a visit to Town Square, then let the river carry you with Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips, and finally capture your vacation like a pro with Jackson Hole Wildlife Safaris.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole road trip tool.

Getting from West Yellowstone to Jackson Hole by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from West Yellowstone in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Jackson Hole, with lows of 38°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors · Tours · Scenic Drive · Wildlife

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Moose Wilson Road ©
Moose Wilson Road
Jackson Hole Wildlife Safaris ©
Jackson Hole Wildlife Safaris
Dave Hansen Whitewater and Scenic River Trips ©

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