18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Reedsport
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Mendocino
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
7
Bishop
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Zurich

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online road trip planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Zurich to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Reedsport.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 16:
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

1
night
Reedsport

Reedsport ©
Reedsport is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. On the 16th (Sat), Head underground at Sea Lion Caves and then visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Reedsport trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Reedsport. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Seattle in June, with highs in Reedsport at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Reedsport

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Florence
Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:
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Sea Lion Caves ©
Sea Lion Caves
Heceta Head Lighthouse ©
Heceta Head Lighthouse

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Redwood National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Reedsport to Redwood National Park takes 5 hours. In June in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Mendocino.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Trails
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1
night
Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Jug Handle State Reserve, steep yourself in history at Ford House Visitor Center & Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mendocino Coast.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Mendocino attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Mendocino takes 4.5 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in June: highs in Mendocino hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mendocino

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Jug Handle State Reserve ©
Jug Handle State Reserve
Ford House Museum ©
Ford House Museum

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Fort Funston National Park and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Baker Beach and China Beach. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planning tool .

Drive from Mendocino to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Mendocino in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 22:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

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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.
On the 23rd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and then explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

You can plan Yosemite National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Bishop.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 24:
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Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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night
Bishop

Bishop ©
Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. On the 24th (Sun), try your luck at Paiute Palace Casino and then get engrossed in the history at Laws Railroad Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bishop online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Bishop takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Bishop at 39°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bishop

Fun & Games Nightlife Casinos
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 25:
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Paiute Palace Casino ©
Paiute Palace Casino
Laws Railroad Museum ©
Laws Railroad Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Bishop to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Bishop in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Little Church of the West ©
Little Church of the West

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get great views at Mather Point, then contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Plan a Las Vegas trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay Jun 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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