19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Helena
— 1 night
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
6
Portland
— 1 night
7
Seattle
— 1 night

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Helena

Helena ©
Helena is the capital city of the U.S. On the 18th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at Montana State Capitol, explore the striking landscape of Gates of the Mountains, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Helena. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of St. Helena and then catch some excitement at Great Northern Carousel.

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

Edmonton, Canada to Helena is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. While traveling from Edmonton, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Helena, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Helena

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 19:
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Gates of the Mountains ©
Gates of the Mountains
Mount Helena ©
Mount Helena
Great Northern Carousel ©
Great Northern Carousel

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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.
On the 20th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then trek along Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online road trip planner.

Getting from Helena to Yellowstone National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, car, and shuttle. Traveling from Helena in July, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 20:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Brink of the Lower Falls Trail ©
Brink of the Lower Falls 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.
Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Strip. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, explore the engaging exhibits at DISCOVERY Children's Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and have some family-friendly fun at Wreck Room.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip website.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 47°C and lows are around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Museums · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Flightdeck Simulation Center & Downtown Disney). Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, around 22°C, while days are cooler, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 28:
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Alcatraz Island and Japanese Tea Garden. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and walk around Crissy Field.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 31:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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 1st (Sat): examine the collection at Oregon Museum of Science and Industry, then take in the dramatic scenery at Multnomah Falls, then admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, and then get to know the resident critters at Oregon Zoo.

Make your Portland itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from San Francisco to Portland in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Portland are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Multnomah Falls
Find places to stay Jul 31 — Aug 2:
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo

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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 3rd (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle sightseeing planning website.

Drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay Aug 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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