11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Salem
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Klamath
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
7
Monrovia
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
8
San Bernardino
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Needles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Hackberry
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
End: New York City

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Portland

Portland ©
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 24th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Oneonta Gorge, then contemplate the long history of Columbia River Highway, and then stroll through Forest Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Oregon Historical Society, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary planner.

Seattle to Portland is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Portland are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Salem.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Columbia River Highway, Oneonta Gorge
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Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Oregon Historical Society ©
Oregon Historical Society

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Salem

Salem ©
Salem is the capital of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Salem using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Salem takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In June, daytime highs in Salem are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Klamath.

Things to do in Salem

Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Mary's Catholic Church
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St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

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Klamath

Klamath
Klamath is an unincorporated, rural, census-designated place in Del Norte County, California, situated on US Route 101 inland from the mouth of the Klamath River. To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Klamath online journey planner .

You can drive from Salem to Klamath in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Salem in June: highs in Klamath hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 11°C. You will leave for San Francisco on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Klamath

Parks Outdoors Nature
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, then admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, and finally trek along Lands End.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Klamath to San Francisco. While traveling from Klamath, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. On the 28th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum
Lands End ©
Lands End

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nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally get engrossed in the history at Santa Monica History Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica road trip tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Santa Monica by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, Santa Monica is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Shopping Nature
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica History Museum ©
Santa Monica History Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then examine the collection at The Nethercutt Collection, then explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route planning website .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Santa Monica. Traveling from Santa Monica in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to Monrovia.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Norton Simon Museum
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Nethercutt Collection ©
The Nethercutt Collection

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Monrovia

Monrovia ©
Monrovia is a city located in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains in the San Gabriel Valley of Los Angeles County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Monrovia trip simple and quick.

Monrovia is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. June in Monrovia sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to San Bernardino.

Things to do in Monrovia

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
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San Bernardino

San Bernardino
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire"). Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Roy's Motel & Cafe, Bagdad Cafe and Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch. You'll explore and learn at USS Midway Museum and Fire Memories Museum. Visit Pacific Beach and Swim Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Bernardino: Crown Village Clock Tower (in Calimesa), San Diego (Room Escape Games, San Diego Air & Space Museum, & more) and Big Bear Lake (Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge, Stanfield Marsh Wildlife and Waterfowl Preserve, & more). There's much more to do: wander the streets of Old Town Temecula, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, examine the collection at Edward-Dean Museum of Decorative Arts, and identify plant and animal life at Wolf Mountain Sanctuary.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Bernardino trip maker .

Drive from Monrovia to San Bernardino in an hour. When traveling from Monrovia in July, plan for a bit warmer days in San Bernardino, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Needles

Needles
Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Oatman Ghost Town has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Fri), see a world frozen in time at Oatman Ghost Town.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Needles trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Bernardino to Needles takes 3.5 hours. In July, Needles is a bit warmer than San Bernardino - with highs of 51°C and lows of 36°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Needles

Parks Golf Outdoors
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Hackberry

Hackberry ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Keepers of the Wild Nature Park and then shop like a local with Hackberry General Store.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Hackberry online road trip planner .

You can drive from Needles to Hackberry in 1.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Needles in July, expect Hackberry to be little chillier, temps between 43°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Hackberry

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Keepers of the Wild Nature Park
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Hackberry General Store ©
Hackberry General Store
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park ©
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park

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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.
The Jack Rabbit Trading Post has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, look for gifts at The Jack Rabbit Trading Post, then take in panoramic vistas at Yavapai Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip tool .

Getting from Hackberry to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hackberry in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

The Jack Rabbit Trading Post
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Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
The Jack Rabbit Trading Post ©
The Jack Rabbit Trading Post

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