54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
2
Joshua Tree National Park
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
4
Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
6
Paicines
— 2 nights
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
9
Reno
— 1 night
10
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 2 nights
11
Redwood National Park
— 4 nights
12
Crater Lake National Park
— 3 nights
13
Portland
— 2 nights
14
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
15
Olympic National Park
— 5 nights
16
Seattle
— 3 nights
17
North Cascades National Park
— 2 nights

2
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum as well as The Strip. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Titanic, thenget curious at Bodies The Exhibition, and then see the interesting displays at Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then make a trip to The Strip.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

Denver to Las Vegas is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Denver in May, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 1 — 3:
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The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Titanic ©
Titanic
Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum ©
Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum

3
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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Discover out-of-the-way places like General George S. Patton Memorial Museum and Keys View. Escape the urban bustle at Split Rock and Box Canyon Road. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Wonderland of Rocks, steep yourself in history at Keys Ranch, appreciate the views at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cottonwood Spring Oasis.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Box Canyon Road, General George S. Patton Memorial Museum
Find places to stay May 3 — 6:
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Cottonwood Spring Oasis ©
Cottonwood Spring Oasis
General George S. Patton Memorial Museum ©
Wonderland of Rocks ©
Wonderland of Rocks

7
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park, Museum of Selfies and Anacapa Island. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Redondo Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Broad and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder app.

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Anacapa Island, Redondo Beach
Find places to stay May 6 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County ©
The Broad ©
The Broad
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

3
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Titus Canyon and The Devil's Speedway. Museum-lovers will get to explore Goldwell Open Air Museum and Beatty Museum & Historical Society. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, contemplate the waterfront views at Salt Creek Interpretive Trail, take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon, and admire nature's extreme beauty at Devil's Corn Field.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park online tour planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Beatty
Find places to stay May 13 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Beatty Museum & Historical Society ©
Beatty Museum & Historical Society

4
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Giant Forest and Grant Grove. Discover out-of-the-way places like Moro Rock and Kings Canyon Scenic Byway. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, hike along General Grant Tree Trail, and stroll through Big Baldy.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Paicines.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest

2
nights
Paicines

Paicines ©
The unincorporated community of Paicines, formerly Tres Pinos, is located at 680ft above mean sea level (AMSL) in San Benito County, California along State Route 25. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of San Benito County Historical Park and then explore the different monuments and memorials at San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: look and learn at Fremont Peak Observatory, learn about winemaking at Wrath Winery, and then grab your bike and head to Monterey Bay Recreation Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Paicines trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Paicines. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May: high temperatures in Paicines hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Paicines

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Fremont Peak Observatory, Wrath Winery, Monterey Bay Recreation Trail, San Benito County Historical Park, San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
Find places to stay May 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
San Benito County Historical Park ©
San Benito County Historical Park
San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery ©
San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery
Fremont Peak Observatory ©
Fremont Peak Observatory

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Bay will get you outdoors. Visit Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien for their historical value. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

Planning San Francisco trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Paicines to San Francisco in 2 hours. Traveling from Paicines in May, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

4
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and Nature Center at Happy Isles. Take a break from the city and head to Yosemite Falls and Nevada Falls Loop. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, trek along May Lake Trailhead, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip maker website.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in May, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Reno.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay May 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lake Tahoe. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Tahoe.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Reno holiday builder site.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Reno in 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with highs in Reno at °F and lows at °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Tahoe
Find places to stay May 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe

2
nights
Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): contemplate the geological forces at Sulphur Works, admire the sheer force of Mill Creek Falls, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Kitchen, and finally hike along Warner Valley Trailhead. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the geological forces at Lassen Peak , explore the striking landscape at Fantastic Lava Beds, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Juniper Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Boiling Springs Lake.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Lassen Volcanic National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Reno to Lassen Volcanic National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Reno in May; daily highs in Lassen Volcanic National Park reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Falls ©
Mill Creek Falls
Sulphur Works ©
Sulphur Works
Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak

4
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Redwood National Park and California Coastal Trail. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tall Trees Grove and Enderts Beach. Step out of Redwood National Park to go to Forks of Salmon and see Klamath National Forest, which is approximately 1h 5 min away.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Redwood National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Redwood National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. While traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 6th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Klamath National Forest
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
California Coastal Trail ©
California Coastal Trail

3
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Crater Lake National Park and Annie Creek Canyon. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint and Fort Klamath Museum. Step out of Crater Lake National Park with an excursion to National Creek Falls in Prospect--about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll through Sun Notch Trail, explore and take pictures at Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway, and hike along Castle Crest Wildflower Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Crater Lake National Park online tour planner.

Getting from Redwood National Park to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in June: highs in Crater Lake National Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Prospect, Fort Klamath Museum, Rogue-Umpqua Scenic Byway
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Crater Lake National Park ©
Crater Lake National Park
Fort Klamath Museum ©
Fort Klamath Museum
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint ©
Rogue River Gorge Viewpoint

2
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Oregon Holocaust Memorial as well as Lan Su Chinese Garden. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Oregon Holocaust Memorial and then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, admire the natural beauty at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Portland online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Crater Lake National Park to Portland takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June: highs in Portland hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden

2
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Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): trek along Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail, thenexplore the activities along Nisqually River, and then stroll through Nisqually Vista Loop. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Box Canyon Loop, get outside with Reflection Lakes, thenhike along Trail of the Shadows, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Myrtle Falls.

Before you visit Mount Rainier National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Portland to Mount Rainier National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Mount Rainier National Park when traveling from Portland in June, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail ©
Mt. Fremont Lookout Trail
Box Canyon Loop ©
Box Canyon Loop
Reflection Lakes ©
Reflection Lakes

5
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Hurricane Ridge and Mount Olympus. Escape the urban bustle at Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and Ozette Loop Hike. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Murhut Falls, trek along Hoh River Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Hoh River, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Kalaloch Beach Trail 4.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Olympic National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Mount Rainier National Park to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. When traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Olympic National Park: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Olympic Discovery Trail
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Hoh River Trail ©
Hoh River Trail

3
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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.
You've now added Woodland Park Zoo to your itinerary. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Museum of Glass and Chihuly Bridge of Glass. Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle journey maker site.

Take a bus from Olympic National Park to Seattle in 5 hours. Traveling from Olympic National Park in June, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to North Cascades National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Tacoma
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Museum of Glass ©
Museum of Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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North Cascades National Park

North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park calls visitors to its rugged landscape of high mountain peaks tipped with about 300 glaciers.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Picture Lake and then stroll through Lake Ann Trail. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Diablo Lake Vista Point and then take in the awesome beauty at North Cascades National Park.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our North Cascades National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to North Cascades National Park. Traveling from Seattle in June, North Cascades National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of °F. On the 23rd (Wed), you're off to home.

Things to do in North Cascades National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Glacier
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
North Cascades National Park ©
North Cascades National Park
Picture Lake ©
Picture Lake
Diablo Lake Vista Point ©
Diablo Lake Vista Point

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