39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + tram + Fly:  13​h
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Friday Harbor
— 2 nights
ferry:  1​h
Orcas Island
— 1 night
ferry + taxi:  2​h
Bellingham
— 2 nights
Fly + tram + shuttle:  4​h 30​min
Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Walla Walla
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
Long Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Olympia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Seattle
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bainbridge Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Kansas City
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Branson
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Hannibal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Springfield
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
Galena
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 45​min
London

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Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hoh River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the lush surroundings at Olympic National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Olympic Peninsula.

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London, UK to Olympic National Park is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Olympic National Park is minus 8 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Friday Harbor.

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Olympic Peninsula
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Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center
Olympic National Park
Olympic National Park

2
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Friday Harbor

The tiny town of Friday Harbor is the largest village on the San Juan Islands, and it fits within just 2.6 km (1 sq mi) of space.
On the 27th (Fri), get interesting insight from Tours and then see the interesting displays at The Whale Museum. On the 28th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax in the rural setting at Krystal Acres Alpaca Farm and Country Store, then sample the fine beverages at San Juan Island Distillery, and then immerse yourself in nature at Lime Kiln Point State Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Friday Harbor online road trip planner

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Friday Harbor in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. July in Friday Harbor sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to ride a ferry to Orcas Island.

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San Juan Island Distillery
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lime Kiln Point State Park ©
Lime Kiln Point State Park
The Whale Museum
The Whale Museum

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Orcas Island

Orcas Island ©
On the 29th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Turtleback Mountain and then admire the majestic nature at Moran State Park.

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Traveling by ferry from Friday Harbor to Orcas Island takes an hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Orcas Island when traveling from Friday Harbor in July, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bellingham.

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Moran State Park ©
Moran State Park

2
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Bellingham

Bellingham ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): trek along Chain Lakes Loop and then immerse yourself in nature at Deception Pass State Park. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Fairhaven Historic District, then examine the collection at Bellingham Railway Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Clayton Beach.

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You can do a combination of ferry and taxi from Orcas Island to Bellingham in 2 hours. July in Bellingham sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

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Deception Pass State Park
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Deception Pass State Park ©
Deception Pass State Park
Bellingham Railway Museum
Bellingham Railway Museum

2
days
Mount Rainier National Park

Mount Rainier National Park ©
The star attraction of Mt.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Wonderland Trail and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Ashford Creek Pottery and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount St. Helens.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mount Rainier National Park holiday planning app

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Bellingham to Mount Rainier National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a train. You'll set off for Walla Walla on the 3rd (Fri).

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Parks Nature Trails

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Mount St. Helens, Ashford Creek Pottery
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Wonderland Trail ©
Wonderland Trail
Mount Rainier ©
Mount Rainier
Mount St. Helens ©
Mount St. Helens

2
days
Walla Walla

Walla Walla ©
Walla Walla is the largest city in and the county seat of Walla Walla County, Washington, United States. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at Three Rivers Winery, learn about winemaking at Reininger Winery, then do a tasting at Dunham Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Gramercy Cellars, and finally get engrossed in the history at Kirkman House Museum.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Mount Rainier National Park to Walla Walla. In August, daytime highs in Walla Walla are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

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Wineries Museums
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Three Rivers Winery ©
Three Rivers Winery
Rulo Winery ©
Rulo Winery
Gramercy Cellars ©
Gramercy Cellars

2
days
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach is a city in Pacific County, Washington, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at North Head Lighthouse and then enjoy the sea views from Cape Disappointment Lighthouse. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Haystack Rock and then enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Long Beach trip planner

Traveling by car from Walla Walla to Long Beach takes 6 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Walla Walla in August: highs in Long Beach hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Olympia.

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Beaches Parks Outdoors

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Cannon Beach, Ilwaco
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Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
North Head Lighthouse ©
North Head Lighthouse
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse ©
Cape Disappointment Lighthouse

2
days
Olympia

Olympia ©
Olympia is the capital of the State of Washington and the county seat of Thurston County. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Woodard Bay Natural Resources Conservation Area and then immerse yourself in nature at Tolmie State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): get outside with Mystic Journeys, then see the interesting displays at The Chehalis Centralia Railroad & Museum, and then brush up on your military savvy at Veterans Memorial Museum.

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You can drive from Long Beach to Olympia in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Long Beach in August, you will find days in Olympia are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Seattle.

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Chehalis, Wolf Haven International
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Tolmie State Park ©
Tolmie State Park
Wolf Haven International ©
Wolf Haven International

3
days
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Alki Beach and Ed Munro Seahurst Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Snoqualmie Falls and Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, look for all kinds of wild species at Washington Park Arboretum, take in panoramic vistas at Sky View Observatory, and don't miss a visit to Pioneer Square.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planning tool

You can drive from Olympia to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Seattle when traveling from Olympia in August, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Bainbridge Island.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

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Snoqualmie Falls, Ed Munro Seahurst Park, Mercer Slough Nature Park, Friends of Issaquah Salmon Hatchery
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Snoqualmie Falls
Snoqualmie Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
days
Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island
Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and the name of the island in Puget Sound on which the city is situated. On the 14th (Tue), indulge your taste buds at Island Vintners, examine the collection at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bloedel Reserve, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial. On the next day, step off the mainland to explore Islandwood and then experience rural life at Heyday Farm.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bainbridge Island trip builder site

You can drive from Seattle to Bainbridge Island in 1.5 hours. August in Bainbridge Island sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Kansas City.

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Bloedel Reserve
Bloedel Reserve
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art
Bainbridge Island Museum of Art

4
days
Kansas City

Kansas City
The largest municipality in Missouri, Kansas City has an impressive array of world-class museums, shopping areas, and great places to eat, all of which attract tourism to the area.
You'll explore and learn at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Harry S. Truman Library and Museum and Jesse James Birthplace. Explore Kansas City's surroundings by going to Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site (in Topeka), Glore Psychiatric Museum (in Saint Joseph) and Pirtle Winery (in Weston). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at National World War I Museum and Memorial, stroll through Loose Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and identify plant and animal life at Burr Oak Woods Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Kansas City day trip planner

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bainbridge Island to Kansas City. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Bainbridge Island to Kansas City. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Bainbridge Island in August, with highs in Kansas City at 37°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Branson.

Things to do in Kansas City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

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Harry S. Truman Library and Museum, Jesse James Birthplace, Pirtle Winery, Brown v. Board of Education National Historic Site, Glore Psychiatric Museum
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2
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Branson

Branson
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 20th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Veterans Memorial Museum and then examine the collection at Titanic Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Ralph Foster Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moonshine Beach, and then trek along Talking Rocks Cavern.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Branson online trip itinerary planner

Drive from Kansas City to Branson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Branson can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Hannibal.

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Veterans Memorial Museum
Veterans Memorial Museum
Talking Rocks Cavern ©
Talking Rocks Cavern
Moonshine Beach ©
Moonshine Beach

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Hannibal

Hannibal
Hannibal is a city in Marion and Ralls counties in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): steep yourself in history at Mark Twain Boyhood Home and then do a tasting at Cave Hollow West Winery.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hannibal trip planning tool

Drive from Branson to Hannibal in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Hannibal are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Springfield.

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Historic Sites Museums Wineries
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Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Mark Twain Boyhood Home
Rockcliffe Mansion
Rockcliffe Mansion
Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse
Mark Twain Memorial Lighthouse

2
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Springfield

Springfield ©
Springfield is the capital of Illinois, but its real significance is as the hometown of Abraham Lincoln.
On the 23rd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Dana-Thomas House. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Lincoln Home National Historic Site, then browse the collection at Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library, then do a tasting at Walnut Street Winery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Lincoln Memorial Garden.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Springfield road trip tool

Drive from Hannibal to Springfield in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Galena.

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Historic Sites Museums Parks

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Lincolns New Salem State Park, Walnut Street Winery
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Lincoln Home National Historic Site ©
Dana-Thomas House ©
Dana-Thomas House
Old State Capitol
Old State Capitol

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Galena

Galena ©
Galena is the largest city in and the county seat of Jo Daviess County, Illinois, with a population of 3,429 at the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): do a tasting at Stone Cliff Winery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Dickeyville Grotto, then examine the collection at National Brewery Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Fenelon Place Elevator Co.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Maquoketa Caves State Park and then immerse yourself in nature at Mississippi Palisades State Park.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Galena trip itinerary site

Getting from Springfield to Galena by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Springfield in August, plan for slightly colder days in Galena, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Galena

Parks Nature Museums

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Dubuque, Dickeyville Grotto, Maquoketa Caves State Park, National Brewery Museum, Mississippi Palisades State Park
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Maquoketa Caves State Park ©
Maquoketa Caves State Park
Dickeyville Grotto ©
Dickeyville Grotto
Mississippi Palisades State Park ©
Mississippi Palisades State Park

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Silver Beach County Park and Grand Mere State Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, and examine the collection at The Field Museum.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Galena to Chicago in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Galena in August, Chicago is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

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Museums Parks Beaches

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Grand Mere State Park, Silver Beach County Park
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Silver Beach County Park ©
Silver Beach County Park
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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