21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Arches National Park
— 1 day
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

Orange to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Orange in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 73°F and lows are around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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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 20th (Mon), take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park travel route planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Redwood National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Redwood National Park hover around 64°F and lows are around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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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 21st (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, wander the streets of Ladd's Addition, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and finally take a stroll through Northwest (Nob Hill). On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Remy Wines, examine the collection at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, appreciate the views at Sokol Blosser Winery, then do a tasting at Carlton Winemakers Studio, and finally stroll around Forest Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Portland visit planner.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Portland in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in July; daily highs in Portland reach 83°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Museums · Wineries · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Seattle visit planner.

Getting from Portland to Seattle by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 60°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Fri) before leaving for Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park

Mountains of the Imagination

The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, take a memorable drive along Teton Park Road, hike along Jenny Lake Trail, trek along Cascade Canyon Trail, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Sacred Heart, and finally cruise along Signal Mountain Summit Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, explore the striking landscape at Inspiration Point, then contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, then see the interesting displays at Murie Centre, and finally take a peaceful walk through Bridger Teton National Forest.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Grand Teton National Park travel site.

You can fly from Seattle to Grand Teton National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Seattle in July since evenings lows in Grand Teton National Park dip to 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Teton Park Road
Teton Park Road
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Jenny Lake Trail ©
Jenny Lake Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get some historical perspective at Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, and get outside with Morning Glory Pool.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park attractions site.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 73°F and 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 1st (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Windows, then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and finally stroll through Devils Garden Trailhead.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Arches National Park vacation planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Arches National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: high temperatures in Arches National Park hover around 92°F and lows are around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Devils Garden Trailhead ©
Devils Garden Trailhead

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail, then stroll through Angel's Landing, and then explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Zion National Park trip builder site.

Drive from Arches National Park to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Arches National Park in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 54°F in Zion National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 4th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, hike along Queen's Garden Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 77°F and 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Tusayan Museum and Bright Angel History Room. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: trek along Bright Angel Trail, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and get great views at Mather Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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