39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
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Keystone
— 2 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Train to Williams, AR, Taxi to Seligman
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Seligman
— 1 night
Drive
5
Calipatria
— 1 night
Drive
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly
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San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Portland
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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Keystone

— 2 nights

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Mount Rushmore National Memorial has been added to your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like South Dakota State Railroad Museum and The Museum @ Black Hills Institute. Get in touch with nature at Iron Mountain Road and Horse Thief Lake. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Keystone: Native American Educational and Cultural Center (in Crazy Horse) and Custer County 1881 Courthouse (in Custer). And it doesn't end there: hike along Presidential Trail, explore the world behind art at Gutzon Borglum Historical Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Little Devil's Tower Trail, and go for a walk through Sunday Gulch Trail.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Keystone trip itinerary planner.

Edinburgh, UK to Keystone is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Edinburgh to Keystone is minus 7 hours. While traveling from Edinburgh, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Keystone, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Keystone

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:

Las Vegas

— 5 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Counts Kustoms and Shelby American Inc. Head to The Strip and Coca-Cola Store Las Vegasfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, stop by The LINQ Promenade, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Charleston.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas tour planner.

Fly from Keystone to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Keystone to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Keystone in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 12 — 17:

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hermit Road and Moran Point. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, cruise along Point Imperial Drive, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

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Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seligman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Seligman

— 1 night
Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. On the 21st (Fri), stop by The Rusty Bolt and then see the interesting displays at Return to the 50s.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Seligman tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Seligman in 4 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Seligman can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Calipatria.

Things to do in Seligman

Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 21:

Calipatria

— 1 night
Calipatria is a city in Imperial County, California. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get impressive views of Davis-Schrimpf Seep Field, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salvation Mountain, and then don't miss a visit to East Jesus.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Calipatria online itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Seligman to Calipatria takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Seligman in August, expect Calipatria to be warmer, temps between 49°C and 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Calipatria

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 21 — 22:

San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at La Jolla Shores Park and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. Visit Coronado Beach and Pacific Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad), Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar) and Moonlight State Beach (in Encinitas). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, step off the mainland to explore Coronado Island, get to know the fascinating history of Mission Beach Boardwalk, and stroll through Windansea Beach.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Calipatria to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Calipatria in August, you will find days in San Diego are much colder (30°C), and nights are a bit cooler (23°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 22 — 25:

Los Angeles

— 7 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visit Manhattan Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk for some beach relaxation. Head to LA Farmers' Market and The Grovefor plenty of shopping. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Redondo Beach (in Redondo Beach) and The Getty Villa (in Malibu). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and get curious at California Science Center.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online holiday builder.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can fly to San Jose.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Aug 25 — Sep 1:

San Jose

— 2 nights

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Appreciate the collections at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum and The Tech Interactive. Get a sense of the local culture at San Jose Museum of Art and Willow Glen. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of History Park, trek along Los Gatos Creek Trail, stroll around Almaden Quicksilver County Park, and explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Discovery Museum.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to San Jose in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for little chillier nights in San Jose, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, and finally don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Union Square, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then walk around Presidio of San Francisco, then enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online journey planner.

Drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. Traveling from San Jose in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 5:

Redwood National Park

— 3 nights
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then trek along Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along California Coastal Trail and then kick back and relax at Enderts Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park travel route planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Redwood National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Redwood National Park reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Sep 5 — 8:

Portland

— 4 nights

City of Roses

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Powell's City of Books and Portland Saturday Market. Get in touch with nature at Portland Timbers and Mount Tabor Park. And it doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, grab your bike and head to Willamette River Trail, stroll through Forest Park, and get engrossed in the history at Oregon Historical Society.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Portland trip builder site.

Drive from Redwood National Park to Portland in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Redwood National Park in September, you will find days in Portland are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to fly to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Sep 8 — 12:

Seattle

— 3 nights

Emerald City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site, then stroll around Kerry Park, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, then don't miss a visit to Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle, and finally get advice or help at Seattle Public Library.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Seattle trip builder tool.

Getting from Portland to Seattle by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Seattle, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Wineries

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 12 — 15:

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.