22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Sacramento
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Flagstaff
— 1 night
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
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Boise
— 1 night
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Spokane
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Bend
— 1 night
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Portland
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San Francisco — 1 night

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): walk around Golden Gate Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

Perth, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Perth in August, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sacramento.
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Sacramento — 1 night

The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 9th (Tue), stroll through Stevens Trail, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and then browse the exhibits of California State Capitol Museum.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sacramento journey builder.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sacramento: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 2 nights

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.
On the 10th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and then stroll through Lembert Dome.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

You can drive from Sacramento to Yosemite National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Sacramento in August, things will get little chillier in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 32°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.
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Find places to stay Aug 9 — 11:

Los Angeles — 1 night

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 12th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then Head underground at Bronson Caves, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for much hotter nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Diego.
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San Diego — 1 night

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 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip maker website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the flight to Las Vegas.
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Find places to stay Aug 12 — 13:

Las Vegas — 1 night

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 14th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 15th (Mon), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then get great views at Yaki Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, then take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and then get great views at Navajo Point.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Flagstaff.
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Flagstaff — 1 night

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stop by Olive the Best Oils and Vinegars of Flagstaff.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff road trip planning website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. In August in Flagstaff, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 11°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.
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New York City — 3 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, stroll around The High Line, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City travel route builder site.

You can fly from Flagstaff to New York City in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Flagstaff to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in August: highs in New York City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can fly to Salt Lake City.
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Find places to stay Aug 17 — 20:

Salt Lake City — 1 night

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 21st (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

Planning Salt Lake City trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Salt Lake City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in August: highs in Salt Lake City hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can catch the flight to Boise.
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Boise — 1 night

From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): walk around Barber Park, look for gifts at Cravin's Candy Emporium, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Boise trip planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Boise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August in Boise, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to Spokane.
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Spokane — 1 night

Spokane is a city located in the state of Washington in the northwestern United States. On the 23rd (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at St. Aloysius Church, take in nature's colorful creations at Manito Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, and finally admire the sheer force of Spokane Falls.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Spokane day trip planning website.

Getting from Boise to Spokane by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Spokane due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Boise in August, plan for little chillier days in Spokane, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can fly to Seattle.
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Seattle — 1 night

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 24th (Wed), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle day trip planner.

Fly from Spokane to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Spokane, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can catch the flight to Bend.
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Find places to stay Aug 23 — 24:

Bend — 1 night

An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
On the 25th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Deschutes River, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Deschutes National Forest, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bend day trip app.

Fly from Seattle to Bend in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in August, Bend is a bit cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to fly to Portland.
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Portland — 1 night

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 (Fri): hike along Wildwood Trail, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Portland trip planner.

Fly from Bend to Portland in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Portland when traveling from Bend in August, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
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Find places to stay Aug 25 — 26:

United States travel guide

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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.
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