31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
2
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
3
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
4
Moab
— 4 nights
5
Phoenix
— 2 nights
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
10
Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
11
Portland
— 1 night
12
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
13
Seattle
— 3 nights

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Old Faithful and Upper Falls of the Yellowstone River. Visit Uncle Tom's Trail and Chapel of the Sacred Heart for their historical value. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Cascade Canyon in Grand Teton National Park, approximately Grand Teton National Park away. There's much more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Artists’ Paintpots.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary site.

Denver to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, taxi, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Denver in September, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
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Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Artists’ Paintpots ©
Artists’ Paintpots

2
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Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
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 (Fri), contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek, thenhike along Granite Park Trail, thenhike along Highline Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Jackson Glacier Overlook, thencruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road, thenappreciate the views at Logan Pass, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden Wall.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In September, Glacier National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road
Logan Pass ©
Logan Pass

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, thensteep yourself in history at Assembly Hall, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, thensteep yourself in history at McCune Mansion, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church Office Building.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Glacier National Park to Salt Lake City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in September, with highs in Salt Lake City at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

4
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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get outdoors at Delicate Arch and Double Arch. Step off the beaten path and head to Slickrock Bike Trail and Park Avenue Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Arches National Park (Windows, Turret Arch, &more). There's lots more to do: get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bike Fiend, take a memorable drive along Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, and hike along Negro Bill Canyon Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Moab trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Salt Lake City to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and car. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Off-Road Tours

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Children’s Museum of Phoenix, thencontemplate the long history of The Rosson House Museum, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Phoenix in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Moab in September, you will find days in Phoenix are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are much hotter (°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): stroll around Indian Garden, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in September: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

1
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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 15th (Tue), take a stroll through The Strip, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are much hotter (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic
Madame Tussauds -  Las Vegas ©
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Venice Canals Walkway and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Broad and Petersen Automotive Museum. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see The Getty Villa in Malibu, approximately Malibu away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, examine the collection at GRAMMY Museum, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Getty Villa
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 19:
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Broad ©
The Broad
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Step out of the city life by going to Marin Headlands and Lands End. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, take a memorable tour with Tours, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 23:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 24th (Thu), trek along Sun Notch Trail, contemplate the geological forces at Mount Scott, and then cruise along Rim Dr. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Fort Klamath Museum, thentrek along Annie Creek Canyon, and then trek along Castle Crest Wildflower Trail.

Planning Crater Lake National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Francisco to Crater Lake National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Fort Klamath Museum
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Annie Creek Canyon ©
Annie Creek Canyon
Fort Klamath Museum ©
Fort Klamath Museum
Mount Scott ©
Mount Scott

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Oregon Historical Society, admire the natural beauty at Hoyt Arboretum, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Willamette River Trail, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Portland online vacation planner.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Portland in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in September: highs in Portland hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Willamette River Trail
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 26:
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Hoyt Arboretum ©
Hoyt Arboretum
Oregon Historical Society ©
Oregon Historical Society
Willamette River Trail ©
Willamette River Trail

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Olympus and then take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Olympic National Park day trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Olympic National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Portland in September, things will get little chillier in Olympic National Park: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Nature Parks
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Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Mount Olympus ©
Mount Olympus

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Museum of Flight and LeMay - America's Car Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Alki Beach and Washington Park Arboretum. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Tacoma (Museum of Glass & Chihuly Bridge of Glass). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, and walk around Kerry Park.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip planning app.

You can take a bus from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 5 hours. Traveling from Olympic National Park in September, Seattle is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Tacoma
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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