19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

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Route & dates

1
Seattle
— 2 nights
2
Bainbridge Island
— 1 night
3
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
5
Cambria
— 1 night
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
8
San Diego
— 1 night
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
10
Las Vegas
— 3 nights

2
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Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), take in the spiritual surroundings of Hindu Temple & Cultural Center and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Alki Beach, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle visit planning site.

Dayton to Seattle is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dayton to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 63°F in October, and nighttime lows around 50°F. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bainbridge Island.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hindu Temple & Cultural Center
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

1
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Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island ©
Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and is coextensive with the eponymous island in Puget Sound. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Bainbridge Distillers, and then learn about winemaking at Eagle Harbor Wine Co. Tasting Room.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Bainbridge Island trip planner.

Getting from Seattle to Bainbridge Island by journey takes about an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Bainbridge Island can reach 63°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Bainbridge Island

Wineries · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25:
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Eleven Winery ©
Eleven Winery
Eagle Harbor Wine Co. Tasting Room ©
Eagle Harbor Wine Co. Tasting Room

1
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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 26th (Mon): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Redwood National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Bainbridge Island to Redwood National Park with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 64°F, and evening lows to 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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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 27th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Redwood National Park to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In October, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Redwood National Park - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Cambria.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, then take a memorable drive along Moonstone Beach Dr, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cambria route planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Cambria in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Cambria to be a bit cooler, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cambria

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Piedras Blancas
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Moonstone Beach Dr ©
Moonstone Beach Dr

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary app.

Traveling by car from Cambria to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Cambria in October, with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Find places to stay Oct 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip app.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 2:
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego journey planning app.

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and then take in the views from Navajo Bridge.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of tram, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 22°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Nov 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot

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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take a stroll through The Strip, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally try your luck at New York New York Casino.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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