31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Santa Fe
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
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Monterey
— 5 nights
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Yachats
— 1 night
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Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 5 nights
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Seattle
— 6 nights

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Santa Fe: Cochiti Pueblo (Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument & Canyon Trail), Far Flung Adventures (in El Prado) and Classical Gas Museum (in Embudo). And it doesn't end there: enjoy unforgettable views with Santa Fe Balloon Company, learn and have fun at Vision Quest Western Horseback Rides & Lessons, steep yourself in history at Loretto Chapel, and take a stroll through Barrio de Analco.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Santa Fe online vacation planner.

Orlando to Santa Fe is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in May: highs in Santa Fe hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Cochiti Pueblo, Taos, Bandelier National Monument, Classical Gas Museum
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Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument ©
Far Flung Adventures ©
Far Flung Adventures
Canyon Trail
Canyon Trail

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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.
On the 7th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, trek along Tanner Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in May, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 68°F and 33°F. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Wed) before leaving for Monterey.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Monterey is known for zoos & aquariums, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and walk around Garland Ranch Regional Park.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Monterey trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monterey in 11.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Monterey, with lows of 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yachats.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove, Cypress Point Golf Club, AiX, Garland Ranch Regional Park
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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Yachats

Yachats ©
Yachats is a small coastal city in Lincoln County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Thor's Well, cruise along Cape Perpetua Visitor Center - Siuslaw National Forest, then take a leisurely stroll along Yachats coastline, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Earthworks Gallery.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Yachats trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Monterey to Yachats in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, Yachats is a bit cooler than Monterey - with highs of 58°F and lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Yachats

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
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Yachats coastline ©
Yachats coastline
Earthworks Gallery ©
Earthworks Gallery

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park, and then kick back and relax at Cannon Beach. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Bronze Coast Gallery, then immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park, then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cannon Beach day trip planning site.

You can drive from Yachats to Cannon Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Cannon Beach can reach 62°F, while at night they dip to 48°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can go by car to Portland.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Manzanita Beach
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Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock

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Portland

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Erath Vineyards Winery (in Dundee), Oneonta Gorge (in Cascade Locks) and Schreiner's Iris Gardens (in Salem). Dedicate the 21st (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, surround yourself with nature on Volcano Lands - Private Tours, and stop by Powell's City of Books.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Portland trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Cannon Beach to Portland by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cannon Beach in May: highs in Portland hover around 70°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Tours · Wineries

Side Trips

Erath Vineyards Winery, Live Laugh Love Art, Oneonta Gorge, Schreiner's Iris Gardens
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Schreiner's Iris Gardens ©
Schreiner's Iris Gardens
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden

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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.
Step out of Seattle with an excursion to Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park--about 2 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, stroll around Discovery Park, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle road trip website.

You can drive from Portland to Seattle in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. May in Seattle sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. On the 31st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Hurricane Ridge, Bellevue Botanical Garden
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Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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