17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Phoenix
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
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Carmel
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Cascade Locks
— 1 night
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Bridal Veil
— 2 nights
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Bend
— 2 nights
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Austin
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 1 day

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. For maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix trip planner.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Phoenix. July in Phoenix sees daily highs of 106°F and lows of 85°F at night. You will leave for Anaheim on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

Anaheim

— 2 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Anaheim online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Anaheim takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix to Anaheim, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Phoenix, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 86°F to lows of 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can fly to Carmel.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

Carmel

— 2 nights
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): cruise along 17-Mile Drive.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Carmel vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Anaheim to Carmel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Anaheim in July, with highs in Carmel at 69°F and lows at 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Redwood National Park

— 3 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Redwood National Park trip itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Carmel to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Carmel in July, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be about the same, around 52°F, while days are slightly colder, around 64°F. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach itinerary planner.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Cannon Beach in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In July in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Cascade Locks.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Cascade Locks

— 1 night
Cascade Locks is a city in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. On the 18th (Sun), see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bonneville Hatchery. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge and then snap pictures at Bridge of the Gods.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Cascade Locks travel website.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Cascade Locks in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Cascade Locks, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Bridal Veil.

Things to do in Cascade Locks

Parks · Trails · Wildlife · Outdoors

Bridal Veil

— 2 nights
Bridal Veil is a virtual ghost town located in Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. On the 20th (Tue), trek along Angels Rest Trail and then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Drumcliffe Farm and then contemplate the waterfront views at Sandy River.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bridal Veil day trip planning site.

Bridal Veil is very close to Cascade Locks. In July in Bridal Veil, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Bend.

Things to do in Bridal Veil

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bend

— 2 nights
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): examine the collection at High Desert Museum, then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then stroll through Falls Creek Trail to Green Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Smith Rock State Park and then shop like a local with The Art of Alfred A. Dolezal Gallery.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bend attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Bridal Veil to Bend takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bridal Veil in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Bend: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Bend

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trip

Austin

— 1 night
Austin is a small, unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lander County, Nevada, United States. On the 24th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Berlin-Ichthyosaur State Park and then contemplate the long history of Stokes Castle.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Austin trip builder site.

You can drive from Bend to Austin in 8 hours. Traveling from Bend in July, expect nights in Austin to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 91°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas driving holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Austin to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Austin, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 104°F to lows of 81°F. You'll set off for Phoenix on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games

Phoenix

— 1 day
To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix road trip planning site.

Getting from Las Vegas to Phoenix by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Phoenix is 1 hour. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sun).

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

California travel guide

4.1
Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Oregon travel guide

4.4
Gardens · State Parks · Specialty Museums
A land of many faces, Oregon is at once a state of rugged rocky coastlines and deep forests, as well as vibrant cities and small towns packed with award-winning restaurants and trendy shops. With nearly half of its land covered by dense fir, redwood, and pine forests, the state protects varied plant and animal life inside three national parks. In addition to pristine waterfalls, beaches, and lakes perfect for a holiday in nature, Oregon also offers numerous urban tourist attractions. Portland, the state's largest metropolis, notably includes more breweries than any other city in the world, and its central location makes it an ideal base for day trips to Oregon's emerging wine region and many parks.