52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit 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
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): trek along Skyline Trail and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Rainier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Grove of the Patriarchs and then take in the dramatic scenery at Narada Falls.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Mount Rainier National Park day trip planning website.

Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Traveling from Seattle in June, Mount Rainier National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow 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): stroll around Manito Park.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Spokane journey planner.

Getting from Mount Rainier National Park to Spokane by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can 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.
On the 4th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Lake McDonald. Here are some ideas for day two: admire all the interesting features of Going-to-the-Sun Road and then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Spokane to Glacier National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Spokane to Glacier National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Spokane in June since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive 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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center and then admire the majestic nature at Giant Springs State Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at C.M. Russell Museum and then see human ingenuity at work at Ryan Dam - Great Falls of the Missouri.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Great Falls trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Great Falls takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. June in Great Falls sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 9°C at night. 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): trot along with a tour on horseback and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. On your second day here, see the sky in a new way at Museum of the Rockies, take an in-depth tour of American Computer & Robotics Museum, and then get reinvigorated at Spire Climbing Center.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bozeman journey app.

You can drive from Great Falls to Bozeman in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. June in Bozeman sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Drive from Bozeman to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bozeman in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car 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. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Schwabacher Landing, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jenny Lake Trail, contemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, and take a peaceful walk through Bridger Teton National Forest.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Teton National Park, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough 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. On the 21st (Fri), take in the dramatic scenery at Idaho Falls River Walk and then don't miss a visit to Snake River Greenbelt. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Idaho Falls Zoo, then get in on the family fun at Yellowstone Bear World, and then examine the collection at Museum of Idaho.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Idaho Falls trip builder site.

Explore your travel options from Grand Teton National Park to Idaho Falls with the Route module. In June, Idaho Falls is somewhat warmer than Grand Teton National Park - with highs of 32°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to 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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): trek along Snake River Canyon Trail, stroll around Centennial Waterfront Park, and then see some colorful creatures with AWOL Adventure Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Minidoka Internment, take in the views from Perrine Bridge, and then admire the sheer force of Shoshone Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Twin Falls route planner.

Traveling by car from Idaho Falls to Twin Falls takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Idaho Falls in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Twin Falls, with lows of 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. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Western Folklife Center and then see the interesting displays at Northeastern Nevada Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Elko trip site.

You can drive from Twin Falls to Elko in 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Twin Falls to Elko. Traveling from Twin Falls in June, plan for little chillier nights in Elko, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time 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.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Reno travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Elko to Reno takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Elko in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in Reno. On the 26th (Wed), you'll travel 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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Tallac Historic Site and then indulge your senses at Wine Tours From Tahoe. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park and then admire the landmark architecture of Vikingsholm.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe visit planner.

Traveling by car from Reno to South Lake Tahoe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Reno in June, things will get slightly colder in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 29°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Olympic Valley

On the 28th (Fri), see what you can catch with Matt Heron Fly Fishing.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Olympic Valley online itinerary planner.

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Olympic Valley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Olympic Valley, with lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to 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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Lassen Peak and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manzanita Lake.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Lassen Volcanic National Park trip planning tool.

Getting from Olympic Valley to Lassen Volcanic National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Olympic Valley in June, you will find days in Lassen Volcanic National Park are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are much hotter (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to 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): get curious at Mt. Shasta Sisson Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Siskiyou, and then walk around Mount Shasta City Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Mount Shasta attractions planning tool.

Drive from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Mount Shasta in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in June; daily highs in Mount Shasta reach 32°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off 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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Crater Lake National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): explore and take pictures at Rim Dr and then trek along Cleetwood Cove Trail.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Mount Shasta to Crater Lake National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Crater Lake National Park when traveling from Mount Shasta in July, with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can 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. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Shady Kate's Boutique and then contemplate the long history of Butte Creek Mill.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Shady Cove day trip planner.

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can 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.
On the 4th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): trek along California Coastal Trail and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove.

Plan my day in Redwood National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Shady Cove to Redwood National Park in 4 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Shady Cove in July: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to 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. On the 6th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Cape Arago State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Shore Acres State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: view the masterpieces at Second Street Gallery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at West Coast Game Park Safari, and then tour the pleasant surroundings 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.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Coos Bay by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in July, and nighttime lows around 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), admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and then take in the exciting artwork at Icefire Glassworks. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock and then stroll through Cannon Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cannon Beach attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Coos Bay to Cannon Beach in 5 hours. In July in Cannon Beach, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time 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. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Silver Falls State Park and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Bagby Hot Springs. Keep things going the next day: trek along Salmon River Trail and then explore the striking landscape of Mt. Hood National Forest.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Estacada trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Estacada in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Cannon Beach in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Estacada: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car 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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Vista House and then admire the sheer force of Latourell Falls.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Corbett trip itinerary site.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to 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. On the 13th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge and then snap pictures at Bridge of the Gods. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bonneville Hatchery and then admire the engineering at Bonneville Lock & Dam.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cascade Locks travel route planning app.

Cascade Locks is just a short distance from Corbett. In July in Cascade Locks, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car 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. On the 15th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway and then take in the dramatic scenery at Wahkeena Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Troutdale route maker tool.

You can drive from Cascade Locks to Troutdale in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Troutdale are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Oregon Zoo, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally stroll around Tom McCall Waterfront Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

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Portland is just a stone's throw from Troutdale. July in Portland sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to 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.
When in Seattle, make a side trip to see B&B Family Farm in Sequim, approximately Sequim away. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Seattle day trip planning website.

Fly from Portland to Seattle in 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can 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.