30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

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Fly to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Drive to Pinnacle
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Pinnacle
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Drive to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, Fly to Palm Springs International Airport, Drive to Joshua Tree National Park
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Olympic National Park
— 3 nights
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Bellingham
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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Mount Rainier National Park
— 2 nights
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Portland
— 1 night
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Pinnacle

Pinnacle is an unincorporated community in southwestern Stokes County, North Carolina, United States, approximately 5mi SSE of the town of Pilot Mountain, between Pilot Mountain State Park and Hanging Rock State Park. To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Pinnacle day trip planning site.

Chicago to Pinnacle is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Pinnacle due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 68°F. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Pinnacle

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Eureka Peak and then take in the dramatic natural features at Wonderland of Rocks.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park attractions planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Pinnacle to Joshua Tree National Park. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Pinnacle to Joshua Tree National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Pinnacle in July, with highs in Joshua Tree National Park at 103°F and lows at 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 10 — 11:

San Diego

— 2 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.
On the 12th (Mon), observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Diego online trip builder.

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July, plan for cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 77°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 68°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 11 — 13:

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 14th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

For where to stay and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 83°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to fly to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jul 13 — 15:

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.
On the 16th (Fri), cruise along Generals Hwy, surround yourself with nature on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Congress Trail and then trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 98°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jul 15 — 17:

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.
On the 20th (Tue), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at North Dome.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 21:

Lassen Volcanic National Park

— 1 night
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Lassen Peak and then get impressive views of Sulphur Works.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Lassen Volcanic National Park trip itinerary maker website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Lassen Volcanic National Park. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Lassen Volcanic National Park, ranging from highs of 101°F to lows of 68°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Crater Lake National Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park trip maker website.

Getting from Lassen Volcanic National Park to Crater Lake National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in July, expect Crater Lake National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 94°F and 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 22 — 23:
Highlights from your trip

Redwood National Park

— 1 night
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park online visit planner.

Drive from Crater Lake National Park to Redwood National Park in 5 hours. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors · Nature · Trails · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): engage your brain at Exploratorium, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary builder app.

You can fly from Redwood National Park to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can fly to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 26:

Olympic National Park

— 3 nights
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Olympic National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ruby Beach, hike along Hoh River Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Murhut Falls, and take a memorable drive along Hurricane Ridge.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Olympic National Park day trip app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Olympic National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in July since evenings lows in Olympic National Park dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Bellingham.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 26 — 29:

Bellingham

— 1 night

City of Subdued Excitement

Perched at the northern end of Washington's Pacific coast, the mid-sized city of Bellingham serves as an important stopover on the road between Seattle and Vancouver.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then walk around Boulevard Park, and then grab your bike and head to Interurban Trail.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bellingham visit planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Olympic National Park to Bellingham. July in Bellingham sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Bellingham

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 30:

Seattle

— 2 nights

Emerald City

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 31st (Sat): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Bellingham to Seattle in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. July in Seattle sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 60°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Mount Rainier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:

Mount Rainier National Park

— 2 nights
The star attraction of Mt.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Rainier and then hike along Skyline Trail. Keep things going the next day: surround yourself with nature on Discover Nature.

Find out how to plan Mount Rainier National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Seattle to Mount Rainier National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Seattle in August, Mount Rainier National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 54°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Mount Rainier National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:

Portland

— 1 night

City of Roses

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.
On the 4th (Wed), stop by Powell's City of Books, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, trek along Wildwood Trail, then hike along Forest Park, and finally stroll around Laurelhurst Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Portland online road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Mount Rainier National Park to Portland with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Portland when traveling from Mount Rainier National Park in August, with lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can fly to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Shopping
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:

Glacier National Park

— 4 nights

Crown of the Continent

The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Glacier National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Iceberg Lake Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Glacier National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Portland to Glacier National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Glacier National Park when traveling from Portland in August, with lows around 48°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 8:

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.