55 days in United States, Canada & Alaska Itinerary

55 days in United States, Canada & Alaska Itinerary

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Start: Christchurch, New Zealand
Fly:  18 h
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Los Angeles, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
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Phoenix, United States
— 2 nights
Bus + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
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Boulder City, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
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Las Vegas, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 30 min
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Denver, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
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New Orleans, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
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Nashville, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
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Pisgah Forest, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
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Johnson City, United States
— 2 nights
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Drive + Fly + Drive:  10 h
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New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
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Valley Falls, United States
— Few hours
Drive:  4 h
12
Montreal, Canada
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  5 h 45 min
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Niagara Falls, Canada
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h
14
Omaha, United States
— 2 nights
Shuttle:  3 h 45 min
15
Kearney, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
16
West Yellowstone, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
17
Calgary, Canada
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h
18
Juneau, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h
19
Vancouver, Canada
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
20
Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
Bus:  3 h 15 min
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Portland, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
22
San Francisco, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
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San Diego, United States
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
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Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Christchurch, New Zealand

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Los Angeles, United States

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 1st (Tue), take in the spiritual surroundings of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Christchurch, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Christchurch to Los Angeles is minus 20 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Christchurch in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 30°C and lows at 19°C. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel

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Phoenix, United States

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix, thenstroll around Papago Park, thenexplore the striking landscape at Hole in the Rock, and finally examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix road trip app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Phoenix in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 49°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Boulder City.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Nature
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Hole in the Rock ©
Hole in the Rock
Papago Park ©
Papago Park

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Boulder City, United States

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
You've now added Colorado River to your itinerary. On the 4th (Fri), stroll around Veteran's Memorial Park, thenstop by Tom Devlin's Monster Museum, and then explore the activities along Colorado River.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Boulder City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Phoenix to Boulder City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Phoenix in June, with highs in Boulder City at 45°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Colorado River
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 5:
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Veteran's Memorial Park ©
Veteran's Memorial Park
Colorado River ©
Colorado River
Tom Devlin's Monster Museum ©
Tom Devlin's Monster Museum

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Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Terry Fator as well as Fremont Street Experience. Explore hidden gems such as Titanic and Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Boulder City to Las Vegas takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 46°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Tue) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Nightlife
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience

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Denver, United States

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colorado Symphony Orchestra.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Denver online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Denver, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In June, Denver is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 8 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Colorado Symphony Orchestra ©
Colorado Symphony Orchestra

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New Orleans, United States

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Audubon Zoo, Pub Crawl New Orleans, French Quarter, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, head outdoors with Ultimate Swamp Adventures, and then catch some live jazz at The Spotted Cat Music Club. On your second day here, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Audubon Zoo, walk around New Orleans City Park, thenget to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and finally see Pub Crawl New Orleans.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Denver to New Orleans by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Denver in June, expect much hotter with lows of 33°C in New Orleans. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Nightlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Find places to stay Jun 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
The Spotted Cat Music Club ©
The Spotted Cat Music Club
Ultimate Swamp Adventures ©
Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Nashville, United States

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip site.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in June, Nashville is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to Pisgah Forest.

Things to do in Nashville

Nightlife
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Highlights from your plan
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

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Pisgah Forest, United States

Pisgah Forest ©
Pisgah Forest is an unincorporated community in Transylvania County, North Carolina, United States. Pisgah National Forest has been added to your itinerary. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Moore Cove Falls, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sliding Rock, and then admire the sheer force of Looking Glass Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Pisgah Forest trip app.

Fly from Nashville to Pisgah Forest in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, subway, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in June; daily highs in Pisgah Forest reach 33°C and lows reach 19°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johnson City.

Things to do in Pisgah Forest

Nature Parks Trails
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Sliding Rock ©
Sliding Rock
Pisgah National Forest ©
Pisgah National Forest
Looking Glass Falls ©
Looking Glass Falls

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Johnson City, United States

Johnson City ©
Johnson City is a city in Washington, Carter, and Sullivan counties in the U.S. You've now added Play It Again Retro Arcade to your itinerary. On the 16th (Wed), stroll around Willow Springs Park and then get your game on at Play It Again Retro Arcade.

For more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Johnson City travel planner.

Traveling by car from Pisgah Forest to Johnson City takes 2 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Johnson City

Parks Fun & Games
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Highlights from your plan
Willow Springs Park ©
Willow Springs Park
Play It Again Retro Arcade ©
Play It Again Retro Arcade

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New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Madame Tussauds New York, Empire State Building, Statue of Liberty National Monument, and other attractions. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tyler State Park and Cattus Island County Park. Step out of New York City to go to Long Branch and see Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Johnson City to New York City takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. June in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Valley Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Tyler State Park, Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Cattus Island County Park
Find places to stay Jun 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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Valley Falls, United States

Valley Falls
Valley Falls is a village in Rensselaer County, New York, United States. Grafton Lakes State Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Grafton Lakes State Park.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Valley Falls online vacation planner.

You can drive from New York City to Valley Falls in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Valley Falls when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 13°C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Montreal.

Things to do in Valley Falls

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Grafton Lakes State Park
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Montreal, Canada

Montreal ©
Quebec's economic and cultural capital, Montreal serves as the province's major point of entry, known for its rich history and high standard of living.
You've added Laurentian Mountains, Montreal Botanical Garden, Zipline, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step off the beaten path and head to Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal and Papeterie Nota Bene. Step out of Montreal with an excursion to Parc National de la Yamaska in Roxton Pond--about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Notre-Dame Basilica, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Joseph's Oratory of Mount Royal, make a trip to La Grande Roue de Montreal, and get engrossed in the history at Pointe-a-Calliere, Montreal Archaeology and History Complex.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Montreal tour planner.

Traveling by car from Valley Falls to Montreal takes 4 hours. In June in Montreal, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Montreal

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Parc National de la Yamaska
Find places to stay Jun 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Parc National de la Yamaska ©
Parc National de la Yamaska
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal ©
Musee des beaux-arts de Montreal
Notre-Dame Basilica ©
Notre-Dame Basilica

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Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Horseshoe Falls and Queen Victoria Park. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Butterfly Conservatory, tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Glen Nature Areas, explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, and appreciate the extensive heritage of White Water Walk.

For maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Montreal to Niagara Falls takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In June in Niagara Falls, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 30th (Wed), you're off to Omaha.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Trails
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Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Falls
Horseshoe Falls
Butterfly Conservatory ©
Butterfly Conservatory
White Water Walk ©
White Water Walk

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Omaha, United States

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Henry Doorly Zoo and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Kanesville Tabernacle.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Omaha trip itinerary planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Omaha in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Omaha is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in June: high temperatures in Omaha hover around 34°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Kearney.

Things to do in Omaha

Nightlife Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Kanesville Tabernacle
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 2:
Highlights from your plan
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo
Kanesville Tabernacle ©
Kanesville Tabernacle

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Kearney, United States

Kearney
Kearney is a city in and the county seat of Buffalo County, Nebraska, United States. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, enjoy breathtaking views from Great Platte River Road Archway Monument, thenexplore the world behind art at Museum of Nebraska Art, and finally identify plant and animal life at Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kearney trip planner.

Traveling by car from Omaha to Kearney takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Kearney can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Kearney

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Audubon Rowe Sanctuary, Crane Trust Wild Rose Ranch
Find places to stay Jul 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Audubon Rowe Sanctuary
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument ©
Great Platte River Road Archway Monument
Museum of Nebraska Art ©
Museum of Nebraska Art

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West Yellowstone, United States

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 5th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, explore the activities along Earthquake Lake, and then take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone River, take in the dramatic natural features at Golden Gate Canyon, thenstop by Eagle's Store, and finally take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Yellowstone.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the West Yellowstone online trip maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kearney to West Yellowstone. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Kearney in July, you will find days in West Yellowstone are little chillier (29°C), and nights are much colder (4°C). On the 7th (Wed), you're off to Calgary.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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Highlights from your plan
Earthquake Lake ©
Earthquake Lake
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Golden Gate Canyon ©
Golden Gate Canyon

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Calgary, Canada

Calgary ©
Known as the "Stampede City" thanks to its world-famous annual rodeo, Calgary remains a tale of two cities.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at Studio Bell, home of the National Music Centre, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at The Calgary Zoo, and then explore the activities along Bow River. On the next day, explore the landscape on two wheels at Calgary Pathway System, get your game on at Downhill Karting by Skyline Luge Calgary, thenbrush up on your military savvy at The Military Museums, thenpause for some photo ops at Famous Five Statues, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Calgary Tower.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Calgary itinerary planner.

Drive from West Yellowstone to Calgary in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from West Yellowstone in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Calgary, with lows of 13°C. You will leave for Juneau on the 10th (Sat).

Things to do in Calgary

Parks Museums Nature
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The Calgary Zoo ©
The Calgary Zoo
Calgary Tower ©
Calgary Tower
Bow River ©
Bow River

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Juneau, United States

Juneau ©
Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord, get outside with Sawyer Glacier, and then stop by Caribou Crossings.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Juneau trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Calgary to Juneau in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Alaska Standard Time (AKST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Calgary in July, expect nights in Juneau to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Juneau

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Highlights from your plan
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Caribou Crossings ©
Caribou Crossings

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
On the 13th (Tue), wander the streets of Granville Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Nitobe Memorial Garden, thenput a fun spin on your tour with Vancouver Mysteries, and finally take in the views from Lions Gate Bridge.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Vancouver trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Vancouver takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train. Traveling from Juneau to Vancouver, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Juneau in July, expect Vancouver to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
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Highlights from your plan
Granville Island ©
Granville Island
Vancouver Mysteries ©
Vancouver Mysteries
Nitobe Memorial Garden ©
Nitobe Memorial Garden

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Seattle, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): browse the fresh offerings at Pike Place Market, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then make a trip to Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Snoqualmie Falls, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, thenfind something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Sky View Observatory.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
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Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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Portland, United States

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Escape Games PDX. On the 16th (Fri), admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, take in the views from Tilikum Crossing, stop by Powell's City of Books, thensnap pictures at St. Johns Bridge, and finally test your problem-solving skills at Escape Games PDX.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Portland road trip site.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Fun & Games Shopping
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Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
International Rose Test Garden ©
International Rose Test Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, take in the views from San Francisco Bay Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, thensnap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco online visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Portland in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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San Diego, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then appreciate the history behind The Unconditional Surrender.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, San Diego is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
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Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
You've added Hollywood Reservoir, Room Escape Games, Despicable Me Minion Mayhem, and other attractions to your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Disney California Adventure Park and Crescent Bay Point Park. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to ClueHoo in Laguna Beach, about 56 minutes away.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). You will leave for home on the 23rd (Fri).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Fun & Games Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Disney California Adventure Park
Find places to stay Jul 20 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Jurassic Park The Ride ©
Jurassic Park The Ride
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Room Escape Games

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