27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Denver International Airport, Drive to Thornton
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Thornton
— 1 day
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Drive to Denver International Airport, Fly to Canyonlands Field, Drive to Arches National Park
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Delta
— 1 night
Drive
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Arco
— 1 night
Drive
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Lewiston
— 1 night
Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Cannon Beach
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
Fly
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Tulelake
— 1 night
Drive
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Olympic Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive
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Carson City
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
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Drive to Palm Springs International Airport, Fly to Minneapolis–Saint Paul International Airport / Wold–Chamberlain Field, Drive to Eau Claire
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Eau Claire
— 1 night
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Thornton

— 1 day
The City of Thornton is a Home Rule Municipality in Adams and Weld counties in the U.S. state of Colorado, located in the northeast quadrant of the Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Thornton sightseeing website.

Minneapolis to Thornton is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Minneapolis to Thornton, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Minneapolis in June, Thornton is little chillier at night with lows of 56°F. You'll set off for Arches National Park on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Thornton

Fun & Games · Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:

Arches National Park

— 1 night

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, then don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park attractions planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Thornton to Arches National Park. When traveling from Thornton in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Arches National Park, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 7:

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop. On your second day here, get great views at Inspiration Point, identify plant and animal life at Rim Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, and finally stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

Plan trip to Bryce Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Arches National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 79°F, while nights are colder with lows around 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Delta.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:

Delta

— 1 night
Delta is a city in Millard County, Utah, United States. On the 10th (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Topaz Museum, then examine the collection at Millard County's Great Basin Museum, then appreciate the history behind Topaz War Relocation Center, and finally explore the striking landscape at Great Stone Face.

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Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Delta takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June: highs in Delta hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Arco.

Things to do in Delta

Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 10:

Arco

— 1 night
Arco is a city in Butte County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Craters of the Moon National Monument and then see the interesting displays at EBR-1.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Arco day trip planning website.

You can drive from Delta to Arco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Delta in June, expect nights in Arco to be cooler, around 47°F, while days are slightly colder, around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lewiston.

Things to do in Arco

Museums · Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 11:

Lewiston

— 1 night
Lewiston is a city in north central Idaho and the county seat of Nez Perce County. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): get outside with Snake Dancer Excursions, take an in-depth tour of Lewis-Clark Center for Arts & History, and then take some stellar pictures from Lindsay Creek Vineyards.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Lewiston online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Arco to Lewiston takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Arco to Lewiston, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Arco in June, things will get a bit warmer in Lewiston: highs are around 83°F and lows about 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Lewiston

Museums · Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 11 — 12:

Cannon Beach

— 2 nights
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 13th (Sun), view the masterpieces at DragonFire Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Hug Point State Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Oswald West State Park, take an in-depth tour of Cannon Beach History Center and Museum, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach journey planner.

Explore your travel options from Lewiston to Cannon Beach with the Route module. When traveling from Lewiston in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cannon Beach: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can fly to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 14:

Crater Lake National Park

— 1 night
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park online travel planner.

You can fly from Cannon Beach to Crater Lake National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Cannon Beach in June, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are a bit warmer (86°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Tulelake.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 15:
Highlights from your trip

Tulelake

— 1 night
Tulelake is a city in Northeastern Siskiyou County, California, United States, at an elevation of 4066ft above sea level. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lava Beds National Monument.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tulelake road trip planning site.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Tulelake in 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Crater Lake National Park in June: high temperatures in Tulelake hover around 79°F and lows are around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in Tulelake

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 16:
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Olympic Valley

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): trek along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, then let the kids burn off some steam at Commons Beach Park, and then cast your line with Matt Heron Fly Fishing.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Olympic Valley vacation maker site.

Drive from Tulelake to Olympic Valley in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Tulelake in June, Olympic Valley is little chillier at night with lows of 36°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 16 — 17:

South Lake Tahoe

— 1 night
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, stroll through Eagle Falls Trail, and then experience rural life at Tahoe Trout Farm.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Olympic Valley to South Lake Tahoe takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 77°F in June, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Carson City.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 18:

Carson City

— 2 nights
Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson. On the 19th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of Nevada State Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tahoe Meadows Trail, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally contemplate the long history of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion. On the next day, stroll through Tompkins Memorial Trail, stroll around Kings Beach State Recreation Area, and then explore the activities along Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Carson City journey planner.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Carson City takes an hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June, with highs in Carson City at 84°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carson City

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jun 18 — 20:

Yosemite National Park

— 4 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.
Attractions like Glacier Point and Taft Point make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Carson City to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Carson City in June, expect Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 79°F and 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 20 — 24:

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 2 nights

A Land of Giants

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail, cruise along Kings Canyon Scenic Byway, and then stroll through Congress Trail. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: Head underground at Crystal Cave, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then stroll through Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 94°F and lows at 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to San Diego.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:

San Diego

— 4 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 visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. Next up on the itinerary: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip builder site.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 64°F, while days are colder, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 30:

Joshua Tree National Park

— 1 night
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.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Wonderland of Rocks.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Joshua Tree National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for much warmer days in Joshua Tree National Park, with highs around 102°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Eau Claire.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your trip

Eau Claire

— 1 night
Eau Claire is a city in Chippewa and Eau Claire counties in the west-central part of the U.S. state of Wisconsin. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): walk around Phoenix Park, appreciate the views at Chippewa Valley, then look for gifts at Chippewa Candy Shop, and finally stroll through Chippewa River Trail.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Eau Claire online tour planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Joshua Tree National Park to Eau Claire. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July, you will find days in Eau Claire are much colder (82°F), and nights are slightly colder (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Eau Claire

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 1 — 2:

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

4.2
Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.