18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chandler
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Chandler
— 1 day
Drive:  10​h 45​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
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Leggett
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
7
Myers Flat
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
8
Reedsport
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Astoria
— 2 nights
bus:  7​h 15​min
10
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
11
Mill Valley
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  13​h
End: Chandler

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Chandler

Chandler
Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Chandler journey planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Chandler. Expect a daytime high around 105°F in June, and nighttime lows around 75°F. On the 29th (Sat), you'll travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Chandler

Outdoors Golf Parks

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Big Stump Basin and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel route builder app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Channel Islands National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. While traveling from Channel Islands National Park, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 94°F to lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Big Stump Basin ©
Big Stump Basin

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Santa Cruz driving holiday planning tool .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Santa Cruz by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in Santa Cruz: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yosemite National Park using our trip planner.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are colder with lows around 46°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias ©

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nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Redwood National Park online day trip planner .

Getting from Leggett to Redwood National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Redwood National Park are 64°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

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nights
Leggett

Leggett ©
Leggett is a census-designated place in Mendocino County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chandelier Drive-Through Tree. On the 12th (Fri), have some family-friendly fun at Confusion Hill Gravity House, make a trip to World Famous Tree House, then make a trip to Grandfather Tree, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Standish-Hickey State Recreation Area. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Chandelier Drive-Through Tree.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Leggett travel website .

Getting from Santa Cruz to Leggett by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Cruz in July, expect nights in Leggett to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 65°F. On the 14th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Leggett

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Piercy
Highlights from your plan
Confusion Hill Gravity House ©
Confusion Hill Gravity House
World Famous Tree House ©
World Famous Tree House

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Myers Flat

Myers Flat ©
Myers Flat is a census-designated place in Humboldt County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Confusion Hill Gravity House as well as Avenue of the Giants. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): have some family-friendly fun at Confusion Hill Gravity House, cruise along Avenue of the Giants, and then cruise along Humboldt Redwoods State Park.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Myers Flat route maker app .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Myers Flat with the Route module. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Myers Flat, ranging from highs of 65°F to lows of 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Reedsport.

Things to do in Myers Flat

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trips

Confusion Hill Gravity House, Humboldt Redwoods State Park, Avenue of the Giants
Highlights from your plan
Humboldt Redwoods State Park ©
Humboldt Redwoods State Park
Confusion Hill Gravity House ©
Confusion Hill Gravity House

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Reedsport

Reedsport
Reedsport is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. You've now added Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area to your itinerary.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Reedsport itinerary planner .

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Reedsport in 5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Reedsport are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Thu) before leaving for Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Reedsport

Outdoors Parks Nature

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Astoria

Astoria ©
Astoria, named for famed fur trader John Jacob Astor, resides near the mouth of the Columbia River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Seaside Inverted Experience, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cannon Beach, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Cape Disappointment State Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Astoria trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Mill Valley to Astoria takes 13 hours. Traveling from Mill Valley in July, expect nights in Astoria to be about the same, around 55°F, while days are slightly colder, around 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Astoria

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Cape Disappointment State Park, Seaside Inverted Experience
Highlights from your plan
Cape Disappointment State Park ©
Cape Disappointment State Park
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Seaside Inverted Experience ©
Seaside Inverted Experience

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nights
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
On the 12th (Fri), take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ozette Loop Hike and then contemplate the waterfront views at Crescent Lake.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Olympic National Park online holiday planner .

Traveling by bus from Astoria to Olympic National Park takes 7.5 hours. In July in Olympic National Park, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 52°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for Mill Valley.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Third Beach
Highlights from your plan
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Crescent Lake ©
Crescent Lake
Ozette Loop Hike ©
Ozette Loop Hike

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Mill Valley

Mill Valley ©
Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14mi north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. You've now added Muir Woods National Monument to your itinerary.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Mill Valley trip maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Olympic National Park to Mill Valley with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Olympic National Park in July: highs in Mill Valley hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 52°F. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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