52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Spokane
— 1 night
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Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
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Great Falls
— 2 nights
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Bozeman
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 7 nights
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Grand Teton National Park
— 4 nights
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Idaho Falls
— 2 nights
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Twin Falls
— 2 nights
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Elko
— 1 night
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Reno
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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Olympic Valley
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Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 2 nights
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Mount Shasta
— 1 night
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Crater Lake National Park
— 2 nights
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Shady Cove
— 1 night
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Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Coos Bay
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Estacada
— 2 nights
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Corbett
— 1 night
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Cascade Locks
— 2 nights
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Troutdale
— 1 night
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Portland
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Seattle
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Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): hike along Skyline Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs and then take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Mount Rainier National Park vacation builder app.

Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in June since evenings lows in Mount Rainier National Park dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Spokane.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Spokane

— 1 night
Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): walk around Manito Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Spokane trip maker app.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Spokane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Spokane

Parks
Highlights from your trip

Glacier National Park

— 2 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Wed): take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road and then stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Spokane to Glacier National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Spokane in June since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Great Falls.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Trails

Great Falls

— 2 nights
Great Falls is a city in and the county seat of Cascade County, Montana, United States. On the 6th (Thu), see a show at Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and then admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at C.M. Russell Museum and then see human ingenuity at work at Ryan Dam - Great Falls of the Missouri.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Great Falls tour itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Great Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Great Falls can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bozeman.

Things to do in Great Falls

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Nightlife

Bozeman

— 2 nights
Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On your second day here, get curious at Museum of the Rockies, then examine the collection at American Computer & Robotics Museum, and then soothe aching muscles at Spire Climbing Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Bozeman holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Great Falls to Bozeman takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. In June, daytime highs in Bozeman are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bozeman

Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Adventure

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park

— 7 nights

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, and take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. In June, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Bozeman - with highs of 22°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Grand Teton National Park

— 4 nights

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.
Spend the 17th (Mon) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Schwabacher Landing, take a peaceful walk through Bridger Teton National Forest, hike along Menor's Ferry Historical Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Teton National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in Grand Teton National Park hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Idaho Falls

— 2 nights
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): admire the sheer force of Idaho Falls River Walk and then make a trip to Snake River Greenbelt. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Idaho Falls Zoo, find something for the whole family at Yellowstone Bear World, and then learn more about the world around you at Museum of Idaho.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Idaho Falls online travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Teton National Park to Idaho Falls. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Idaho Falls: highs are around 32°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Twin Falls

— 2 nights
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 23rd (Sun), trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, then walk around Centennial Waterfront Park, and then see some colorful creatures with AWOL Adventure Sports. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Minidoka Internment, then snap pictures at Perrine Bridge, and then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Twin Falls trip planner.

Getting from Idaho Falls to Twin Falls by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Idaho Falls in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Twin Falls, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Elko.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Parks · Outdoors · Adventure · Trails

Side Trip

Elko

— 1 night
Elko is the largest city and county seat of Elko County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Western Folklife Center and then examine the collection at Northeastern Nevada Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Elko journey planner.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Elko in 3 hours. Traveling from Twin Falls to Elko, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Twin Falls in June since evenings lows in Elko dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Elko

Museums

Reno

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Reno journey builder website.

You can drive from Elko to Reno in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Elko in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Reno, with lows around 16°C. On the 26th (Wed), you're off to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

South Lake Tahoe

— 2 nights
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 26th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Tallac Historic Site and then indulge your senses at Wine Tours From Tahoe. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park and then explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe vacation planner.

Drive from Reno to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Reno in June, things will get a bit cooler in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 29°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Olympic Valley

Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): head outdoors with Matt Heron Fly Fishing.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic Valley journey planner.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Olympic Valley in 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Olympic Valley when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June, with lows around 2°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

Lassen Volcanic National Park

— 2 nights
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
On the 29th (Sat), get impressive views of Lassen Peak and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manzanita Lake.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Lassen Volcanic National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Olympic Valley to Lassen Volcanic National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Olympic Valley in June, expect nights in Lassen Volcanic National Park to be much warmer, around 21°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Shasta.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks · Nature

Mount Shasta

— 1 night
Mount Shasta is a city in Siskiyou County, California, at about 3600ft above sea level on the flanks of Mount Shasta, a prominent northern California landmark. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): engage your brain at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Siskiyou, and then walk around Mount Shasta City Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Mount Shasta trip builder.

Traveling by car from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Mount Shasta takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in June, expect Mount Shasta to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Mount Shasta

Parks · Nature · Childrens Museums · Museums

Crater Lake National Park

— 2 nights
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Rim Dr and then trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Mount Shasta to Crater Lake National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Mount Shasta in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Crater Lake National Park, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Shady Cove.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Shady Cove

— 1 night
Shady Cove is a city in Jackson County, Oregon, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Shady Kate's Boutique and then steep yourself in history at Butte Creek Mill.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Shady Cove online trip maker.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Shady Cove in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Shady Cove

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Redwood National Park

— 2 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through California Coastal Trail and then take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Shady Cove to Redwood National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Shady Cove in July, you will find days in Redwood National Park are much colder (20°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Coos Bay.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Coos Bay

— 2 nights
Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon, United States, where the Coos River enters Coos Bay on the Pacific Ocean. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Cape Arago State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Second Street Gallery, then stroll through West Coast Game Park Safari, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Face Rock State Scenic Viewpoint.

Plan trip to Coos Bay with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Coos Bay takes 4.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Coos Bay

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

Side Trip

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 8th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at Icefire Glassworks. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cannon Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coos Bay to Cannon Beach takes 5 hours. In July in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Estacada.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Estacada

— 2 nights
Estacada is a city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, about 30mi southeast of Portland. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Silver Falls State Park and then take in the natural beauty of Bagby Hot Springs. On the next day, trek along Salmon River Trail and then delve into the lush surroundings at Mt. Hood National Forest.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Estacada trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cannon Beach to Estacada takes 2.5 hours. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Estacada: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Corbett.

Things to do in Estacada

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Corbett

— 1 night
Corbett is an unincorporated community on the Columbia River in eastern Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. On the 12th (Fri), admire the landmark architecture of Vista House and then take in the dramatic scenery at Latourell Falls.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Corbett day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Estacada to Corbett in an hour. In July, daily temperatures in Corbett can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Cascade Locks.

Things to do in Corbett

Parks · Nature

Cascade Locks

— 2 nights
Cascade Locks is a city in Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge and then snap pictures at Bridge of the Gods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bonneville Hatchery and then see human ingenuity at work at Bonneville Lock & Dam.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Cascade Locks road trip tool.

Cascade Locks is just a stone's throw from Corbett. In July, daily temperatures in Cascade Locks can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Troutdale.

Things to do in Cascade Locks

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Troutdale

— 1 night
Troutdale is a city in Multnomah County, Oregon, U.S.A., north of Gresham and east of Wood Village. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Columbia River Highway and then admire the sheer force of Wahkeena Falls.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Troutdale online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cascade Locks to Troutdale takes an hour. July in Troutdale sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Troutdale

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

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 16th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, meet the residents at Oregon Zoo, stop by Powell's City of Books, then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally stroll around Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Portland road trip planning website.

Portland is just a short distance from Troutdale. July in Portland sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Zoos & Aquariums

Seattle

— 4 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.
Go for a jaunt from Seattle to Sequim to see B&B Family Farm about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

4.2
Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.