16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Needles
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Sedona
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
San Simeon
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Sonora
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Amsterdam

1
day
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are much warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications

2
days
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 14th (Sat), see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally shop like a local with The Strip.

To see where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Needles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
Photography Tours

few
hours
Needles

Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Needles online itinerary creator.

Getting from Las Vegas to Needles by car takes about 2 hours. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Needles, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 20°C. You'll set off for Bryce Canyon National Park on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Needles

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
day
Bryce Canyon National Park

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 17th (Tue), stroll through Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip generator.

Traveling by car from Needles to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Needles to Bryce Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Needles in October, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 18°C and lows at -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Nature Trails

2
days
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 18th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Coyote Buttes, snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, and then trek along Horseshoe Bend. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon, and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Page online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page takes 4 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Page to be much warmer, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Navajo Bridge, Coyote Buttes
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend
Navajo Bridge
Lower Antelope Canyon

1
day
Sedona

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): soothe aching muscles at A Spa For You Sedona Day Spa and then hike along Broken Arrow Trail.

To see maps and other tourist information, read Sedona trip generator.

Drive from Page to Sedona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Broken Arrow Trail
A Spa For You Sedona Day Spa

few
hours
Bakersfield

Bakersfield is a city in Southern California, United States near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley in Kern County. To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bakersfield custom trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sedona to Bakersfield. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Simeon.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hart Memorial Park

few
hours
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.
To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Simeon trip builder.

You can drive from Bakersfield to San Simeon in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Bakersfield in October: highs in San Simeon hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sonora.

Things to do in San Simeon

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sebastian General Store

3
days
Sonora

Not to be confused with Sonoma, California.Sonora is the county seat of Tuolumne County, California. Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore Sonora's surroundings by going to Yosemite National Park (Sentinel Dome, Taft Point, & more). There's more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Veterans Memorial Hall & Military Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sonora itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Simeon to Sonora in 5 hours. Traveling from San Simeon in October, expect nights in Sonora to be a bit cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sonora

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 26th (Thu), steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf. On your second day here, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, then stroll through Golden Gate Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco vacation trip planner.

Getting from Sonora to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sonora in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf

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