57 days in Western US Itinerary

57 days in Western US Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
San Simeon
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h 15 min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus:  5 h 45 min
8
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
10
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
11
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
13
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
14
Tucson
— 3 nights
Shuttle + Fly:  4 h 45 min
15
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
16
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
17
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  3 h 30 min
18
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 30 min
19
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
20
Seattle
— 2 nights
Ferry + Bus:  4 h 15 min
21
Olympic National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
22
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Fri), trek along Lands End, then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, then enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, then admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and finally take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to San Francisco. In May in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 53°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Find places to stay May 1 — 2:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmel Mission, admire the landmark architecture of San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, take a stroll through Ocean Avenue, then learn about winemaking at Silvestri Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Dawn's Dream Winery. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Scenic Road Walkway and then contemplate the long history of Tor House.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Carmel trip planning site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 65°F, and evening lows to 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Simeon.

Things to do in Carmel

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Carmel Mission ©
Carmel Mission
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission ©
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission

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San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Hearst Castle, don't miss a visit to Ragged Point Overlook, then identify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Piedras Blancas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at William Randolph Hearst Memorial Beach, then learn about winemaking at Hearst Ranch Winery, then look for gifts at Sebastian General Store, and finally admire the majestic nature at San Simeon State Park.

Before you visit San Simeon, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Carmel to San Simeon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Carmel in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 48°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Limekiln State Park
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Limekiln State Park ©
Limekiln State Park

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
On the 8th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, then make a trip to General Sherman Tree, and then trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Big Stump Basin, then admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, and finally hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from San Simeon in May since evenings lows in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park ©
Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

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San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and San Diego Bay Walk. Get some historical perspective at Point Loma and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. Change things up with a short trip to Del Mar City Beach in Del Mar (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, admire the striking features of Marston House Museum, kick back and relax at Windansea Beach, and see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

Plan trip to San Diego with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Diego in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Del Mar City Beach
Find places to stay May 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Point Loma ©
Point Loma
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 13th (Wed), get advice or help at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 59°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay May 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Forever Cemetery ©
Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Get outdoors at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Panorama Trail. Change things up with a short trip to Stanislaus National Forest in Hathaway Pines (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, make a trip to Olmsted Point, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, and hike along May Lake Trailhead.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 65°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Stanislaus National Forest
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, and then take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon. On the next day, play a few rounds at Furnace Creek Golf Course, explore the stunning scenery at Titus Canyon, and then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park by bus takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are much warmer (55°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Golf
Find places to stay May 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon

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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.
On the 20th (Wed), examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, take a stroll through The Strip, and then enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Get in touch with nature at The Narrows and Zion's Main Canyon. Step off the beaten path and head to Hidden Canyon and Temple of Sinawava Trail. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kayenta Trail, hike along Riverside Walk, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Pa'rus Trail.

Planning Zion National Park trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in Zion National Park to be cooler, around 41°F, while days are slightly colder, around 76°F. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay May 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Popular historic sites such as Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park and Whiskey Row are in your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Spas and V-Bar-V Heritage Site. Explore Sedona's surroundings by going to Jerome (Douglas Mansion, Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town, &more), Prescott (Van Gogh's Ear Gallery, Lynx Lake Recreation Area, &more) and Fort Verde State Historic Park (in Camp Verde). There's still lots to do: hike along Bear Mountain Trail, explore the world behind art at Arizona Copper Art Museum, do a tasting at Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fay Canyon Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Sedona trip planner.

Drive from Zion National Park to Sedona in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sedona, with lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Prescott, Jerome, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Arizona Stronghold Vineyards Tasting Room, Arizona Copper Art Museum
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

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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.
Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. There's still lots to do: take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, cruise along Point Imperial Drive, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and explore the stunning scenery at Moran Point.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Grand Canyon National Park trip simple and quick.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in May, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 33°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay May 28 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dreamy Draw Recreation Area, then examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson, and finally identify plant and animal life at Lookout Mountain Preserve. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at The Rosson House Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Basilica, and then view the masterpieces at Wells Fargo Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix travel route website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 107°F and lows are around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Tucson.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Adobe Mission
Find places to stay Jun 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Lookout Mountain Preserve ©
Lookout Mountain Preserve

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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mission San Xavier del Bac and Tumacacori National Historical Park. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Flying Leap Vineyards and Museum of the Horse Soldier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Tucson: Sonoita Vineyards (in Elgin) and Arizona Hops and Vines (in Sonoita). There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Augustine Cathedral, delve into the lush surroundings at Tucson Mountain Park, browse the exhibits of Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, and get a taste of the local shopping with DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Tucson holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Tucson takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Phoenix in June, expect Tucson to be little chillier, temps between 101°F and 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Tucson

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Elgin, Arizona Hops and Vines, Tumacacori National Historical Park, Asarco Mineral Discovery Center
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Tumacacori National Historical Park ©
Tumacacori National Historical Park
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Flying Leap Vineyards ©
Flying Leap Vineyards

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, stroll the grounds of Santa Fe National Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Canyon Road, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, then brush up on your military savvy at New Mexico National Guard Museum, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe online travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to Santa Fe takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Tucson in June, things will get little chillier in Santa Fe: highs are around 89°F and lows about 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Step off the beaten path and head to Denver Art Museum and Denver Botanic Gardens. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Molly Brown House Museum and Clyfford Still Museum. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Santa Fe to Denver takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 83°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Shopping Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Jun 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Visiting Moab Brand Trails and Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Double Arch and Park Avenue Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Moab side-trips: Arches National Park (Turret Arch & Windows). The adventure continues: grab your bike and head to Slickrock Bike Trail, see Off-Road Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Balanced Rock Trail, and make a trip to The Overlook Gallery.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Moab trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Denver to Moab in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in June, with highs in Moab at 95°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Find places to stay Jun 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve ©
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Church Office Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at City Creek Canyon, then see the interesting displays at Pioneer Memorial Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Moab in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 89°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Beryl Spring. On the next day, get to know the fascinating history of S Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in June, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 66°F and lows at 34°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then stroll around Kerry Park, and then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seattle online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 74°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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 22nd (Mon): stroll through Kalaloch Beach Trail 4, then take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Olympus. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Olympic Discovery Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Olympic National Park visit website.

Traveling by combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in June, things will get a bit cooler in Olympic National Park: highs are around 66°F and lows about 50°F. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Olympic Discovery Trail
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Mount Olympus ©
Mount Olympus
Kalaloch Beach Trail 4 ©
Kalaloch Beach Trail 4

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Portland

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Portland Japanese Garden and Powell's City of Books. Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site and Oregon Historical Society. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area, admire the natural beauty at Hoyt Arboretum, wander the streets of Alberta Street, and visit Multnomah Village.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Portland trip builder site.

You can fly from Olympic National Park to Portland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Olympic National Park in June, with highs in Portland at 77°F and lows at 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
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Tryon Creek State Natural Area ©
Tryon Creek State Natural Area
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site
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Alberta Street

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