30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Chicago
— 5 nights
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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West Glacier
— 2 nights
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Cannon Beach
— 1 night
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Newport
— 2 nights
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Bend
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Santa Fe
— 6 nights

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Step out of the city life by going to Lakefront Trail and Chicago River. Attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Pabst Mansion make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Chicago: Saint Joseph (Whirlpool Compass Fountain & Silver Beach County Park), Indiana Dunes State Park (in Chesterton) and Milwaukee (North Point Water Tower, Milwaukee Art Museum, &more). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Chicago Riverwalk, take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Peter's Church.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago sightseeing planning app.

Philadelphia to Chicago is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, things will get little chillier in Chicago: highs are around 83°F and lows about 67°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Lakefront Trail
4.8
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Pabst Mansion
4.7

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art and then surround yourself with nature on Wildlife Expeditions of Teton Science Schools. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): see what you can catch with Jackson National Fish Hatchery, identify plant and animal life at Laurance Rockefeller Preserve, then contemplate the waterfront views at Jenny Lake, and finally don't miss a visit to Town Square.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Jackson Hole online vacation planner.

Getting from Chicago to Jackson Hole by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Jackson Hole is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Jackson Hole, with lows of 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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4
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Attractions like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring make great kid-friendly stops. Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful and Lamar Valley. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, identify plant and animal life at Grand Loop Road, and take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park vacation maker.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. In July, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Jackson Hole - with highs of 73°F and lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to West Glacier.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Scenic Drive
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Must see
Yellowstone Lake
4.7
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Lamar Valley
4.8
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Grand Loop Road
4.6

2
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West Glacier

West Glacier ©
West Glacier is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in eastern Flathead County, Montana, United States. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the activities along Hidden Lake, then appreciate the views at Logan Pass, and then cruise along Going-to-the-Sun Road. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Avalanche Lake, then explore the activities along Lake McDonald, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the West Glacier day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to West Glacier takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and train. In July, West Glacier is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 85°F and lows of 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in West Glacier

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Logan Pass
4.7

1
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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cannon Beach trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from West Glacier to Cannon Beach takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from West Glacier to Cannon Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from West Glacier in July: highs in Cannon Beach hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Newport.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Cannon Beach
4.8
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Haystack Rock
4.8
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Ecola State Park
4.8

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Newport

A town that survives on the sea, Newport's population of just over 10,000 supports a healthy commercial fishing industry.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, visit a coastal fixture at Yaquina Head Lighthouse, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, enjoy the sea views from Heceta Head Lighthouse, and then take a leisurely stroll along Newport's Historic Bayfront.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Newport travel route planner.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Newport by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Cannon Beach in July, with highs in Newport at 63°F and lows at 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bend.

Things to do in Newport

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Bend

Bend ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): see the interesting displays at High Desert Museum and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Bend trip maker website.

Traveling by car from Newport to Bend takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Newport in July: highs in Bend hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Bend

Museums · Tours · Adventure · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Exploratorium and Charles M. Schulz Museum. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Lands End and Marin Headlands. Venture out of the city with trips to Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Santa Cruz (Boardwalk's Cocoanut Grove, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, stroll around Presidio of San Francisco, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Ignatius Church.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Bend to San Francisco takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Bend in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Jul 18 — 24:
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Must see
Marin Headlands
4.9
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Safari West
4.7

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Family-friendly places like Loretto Chapel and Santa Fe Plaza will thrill your kids. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi and Canyon Road. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Fe side-trips: Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail), Taos (Millicent Rogers Museum & 203 Fine Art) and San Francisco de Assisi Mission Church (in Ranchos De Taos). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at New Mexico History Museum, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, and pause for some photo ops at Santa Fe Cathedral Park and Monument.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Santa Fe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Santa Fe are somewhat warmer (88°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Side Trips

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