14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Portland
— 1 day
2
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
6
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
7
Denver
— 1 night
8
Keystone
— 1 night
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
10
Missoula
— 1 night

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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.
On the 30th (Sun), look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Portland day trip planning site.

Spokane Valley to Portland is an approximately 4-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in August, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:
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Lan Su Chinese Garden ©
Lan Su Chinese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): stroll through Redwood National Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip builder.

You can drive from Portland to Redwood National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Portland in August, plan for much colder days in Redwood National Park, with highs around 64°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 30 — 31:
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then visit Fisherman's Wharf.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Redwood National Park in August, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Aug 31 — Sep 1:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 2nd (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Zumwalt Meadow Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 59°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 90°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 2:
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Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

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Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 71°F in Las Vegas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 3:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple Square.

To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City day trip tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 81°F and lows are around 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Crown Hill Park, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, then admire all the interesting features of Mount Evans Scenic Byway, and finally take an in-depth tour of Golden History Museum & Park.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Denver journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Denver when traveling from Salt Lake City in September, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Crown Hill Park, Golden History Museum & Park
Find places to stay Sep 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Mount Evans Scenic Byway ©
Mount Evans Scenic Byway
Crown Hill Park ©
Crown Hill Park

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Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 6th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Iron Mountain Road, see the world from above with Black Hills Helicopters, and then explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Keystone takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In September, Keystone is a bit cooler than Denver - with highs of 71°F and lows of 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Keystone

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks

Side Trip

Iron Mountain Road
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Black Hills Helicopters ©
Black Hills Helicopters
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Iron Mountain Road ©
Iron Mountain Road

5
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, contemplate the waterfront views at Shoshone Lake, get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, and explore and take pictures at Firehole Lake Drive.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Keystone to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and car. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Keystone in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 60°F and lows are around 33°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Missoula.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

1
night
Missoula

Missoula
Missoula is a city in the U.S. For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Missoula trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Missoula takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car and bus. In September, Missoula is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 72°F and lows of 44°F. You will leave for home on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Missoula

Outdoors · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 12:

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