22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary builder
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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
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Seattle
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Bend
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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. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco tour app.

Perth, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 24.5-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to San Francisco, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Perth in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can 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), contemplate the long history of Leland Stanford Mansion State Historic Park, see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and then admire the natural beauty at California State Capitol Museum.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sacramento vacation site.

Drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sacramento, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Find places to stay Aug 8 — 9:

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), look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Tioga Pass, then explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and then explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Yosemite National Park takes 3.5 hours. In August, Yosemite National Park is a bit cooler than Sacramento - with highs of 32°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.
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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): admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then get in on the family fun at Pacific Park, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.
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Find places to stay Aug 11 — 12:

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take a stroll through The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip app.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Grandview Point, then take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point.

Plan my day in Grand Canyon National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Flagstaff.
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Find places to stay Aug 14 — 16:

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.
On the 17th (Wed), see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff sightseeing planning website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. In August in Flagstaff, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for the flight 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: stroll around Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial, and go for a walk through The High Line.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning app.

Fly from Flagstaff to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. When traveling from Flagstaff in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to 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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, make a trip to Temple Square, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

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

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Salt Lake City. When traveling from New York City in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to fly 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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): stroll around Barber Park, then look for gifts at Cravin's Candy Emporium, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Boise road trip planning tool.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Boise in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Boise are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. 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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Aloysius Church, walk around Manito Park, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Spokane Falls.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Spokane road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Boise to Spokane takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Spokane. When traveling from Boise in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Spokane: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to 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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle holiday planner.

Fly from Spokane to Seattle in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Spokane in August, plan for little chillier days in Seattle, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can fly 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, then take a peaceful walk through Deschutes National Forest, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bend online tour planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Bend in 2.5 hours. Other options are to 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, take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty 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.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Portland trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Bend to Portland in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Bend in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 18°C in Portland. 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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