51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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Seattle
— 29 nights
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Portland
— 2 nights
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Medford
— 1 night
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Zephyr Cove
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Sausalito
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Page
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Seattle

— 29 nights

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.
Visiting Discover Nature and Mount Ellinor will get you outdoors. Visit Pioneer Square and Christ Our Hope Catholic Church for their historical value. Explore Seattle's surroundings by going to Olympic National Park (Hurricane Ridge, Murhut Falls, &more), Mount Rainier National Park (Tolmie Peak Trail & Burroughs Mountain Trail) and Federal Way (Pacific Bonsai Museum & West Hylebos Wetlands Park). Dedicate the 4th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, examine the collection at Washington State History Museum, and sample the fine beverages at Whidbey Island Distillery.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle day trip planning site.

If you are flying in from Philippines, the closest major aiports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Boeing Field King County International Airport, McChord Air Force Base and Jefferson County International Airport. In August in Seattle, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can fly to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Trails

Side Trips

Portland

— 2 nights

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.
On the 27th (Mon), learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, stop by Powell's City of Books, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): surround yourself with nature on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway, and then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Portland online visit planner.

Fly from Seattle to Portland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Medford.

Things to do in Portland

Tours · Breweries & Distilleries · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Medford

— 1 night
Medford is a city in, and county seat of, Jackson County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the activities along Rogue River and then stop by Rogue Creamery. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at Jacksonville Cemetery and then do a tasting at DANCIN Vineyards.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Medford road trip site.

You can drive from Portland to Medford in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Portland in September, you will find days in Medford are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Zephyr Cove.

Things to do in Medford

Historic Sites · Wineries · Nature · Parks

Side Trips

Zephyr Cove

— 2 nights
Zephyr Cove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): kick back and relax at Nevada Beach Campground and then take in the waterfront activity at Round Hill Pines Beach and Marina. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society, examine the collection at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Zephyr Cove online route planner.

Getting from Medford to Zephyr Cove by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Medford in September, expect Zephyr Cove to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Zephyr Cove

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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 3rd (Sun): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall, tour the pleasant surroundings at McGurk Meadow, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally stroll through North Dome. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and finally admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zephyr Cove to Yosemite National Park. In October, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Sausalito.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Nature

Sausalito

— 2 nights
Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California. On the 5th (Tue), explore the galleries of The Marine Mammal Center and then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument and then kick back and relax at Muir Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sausalito online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Sausalito in 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in Sausalito hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sausalito

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Thu), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker.

San Francisco is just a stone's throw from Sausalito. October in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Nature

Monterey

— 2 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): learn the secrets of beer at Monterey Bay Food Tours and then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): stroll through Asilomar State Beach, then cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then learn about winemaking at Wrath Tasting Room- Carmel.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey holiday planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October in Monterey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

Side Trips

San Luis Obispo

— 1 night
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. state of California, located roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Central Coast. On the 11th (Mon), browse the eclectic array of goods at San Luis Obispo County Farmers' Market Association, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Luis Obispo trip maker tool.

Drive from Monterey to San Luis Obispo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Monterey in October, you will find days in San Luis Obispo are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The National Atomic Testing Museum. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Nostalgia Street Rods.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip website.

Fly from San Luis Obispo to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Luis Obispo in October, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Page

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Page online trip builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Page by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, things will get slightly colder in Page: highs are around 26°C and lows about 12°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Las Vegas

— 1 night

Sin City

Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, then browse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and finally take an in-depth tour of Titanic. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, then try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then try to win big at New York New York Casino, and finally try your luck at Casino at the MGM Grand.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Page to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Page in October; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Casinos · Museums · Shopping

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
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.

Lake Tahoe (Nevada) travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Beaches · Bodies of Water

Arizona travel guide

4.3
Canyons · Hiking Trails · Lookouts
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.