20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Paris
fly:  10​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Monterey
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
Hollister
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Mariposa
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Ridgecrest
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Boulder City
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Kingman
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
Seligman
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Moab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
Torrey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
fly:  15​h
Paris

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and catch a ride on Cable Cars.

To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco tour planner.

Paris, France to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Paris to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Paris in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Lincoln Park
Golden Gate Bridge

1
day
Monterey

The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California's Pacific coast in California. 17-Mile Drive has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): make a trip to Cannery Row and then cruise along 17-Mile Drive.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Monterey travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Hollister.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Scenic Drive Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cannery Row

few
hours
Hollister

Hollister is a city in and the county seat of San Benito County, California, United States. To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Hollister trip builder.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Hollister takes an hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in April: highs in Hollister hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You will leave for Mariposa on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Hollister

Outdoors Parks Beaches

2
days
Mariposa

Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then get great views at Tunnel View, and finally go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour. On the 12th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Mariposa itinerary maker.

Getting from Hollister to Mariposa by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April in Mariposa, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Ridgecrest.

Things to do in Mariposa

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall
Half Dome
Yosemite Falls

1
day
Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest is a city in Kern County, California, United States. Red Rock Canyon State Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 13th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon State Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Ridgecrest trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Ridgecrest takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Ridgecrest: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Ridgecrest

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Red Rock Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon State Park

2
days
Death Valley National Park

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Zabriskie Point, Badwater, Dante's View, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, get great views at Dante's View, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater, and finally steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Artists Dr and then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park tour planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ridgecrest to Death Valley National Park. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Boulder City.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Harmony Borax Works
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View
Harmony Borax Works

few
hours
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.
For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Boulder City online itinerary creator.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Boulder City takes 6 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for Kingman on the 16th (Mon).

Things to do in Boulder City

Outdoors Tours Parks

few
hours
Kingman

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Kingman sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Boulder City to Kingman takes 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boulder City to Kingman due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boulder City in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Kingman, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Seligman.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums

few
hours
Seligman

Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Seligman custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kingman to Seligman takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Kingman in April; daily highs in Seligman reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seligman

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Rusty Bolt

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): hike along South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Yaki Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Seligman to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2 hours. Traveling from Seligman in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yaki Point

1
day
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Monument Valley when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

3
days
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Visiting Double Arch and Delicate Arch will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Moab: Colorado National Monument (in Fruita), Enstrom's (in Grand Junction) and Arches National Park (Fiery Furnace & Wolfe Ranch Rock Art). The adventure continues: immerse yourself in nature at Dead Horse Point State Park and stroll through Negro Bill Canyon Trail.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Moab vacation trip planner.

Drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Torrey.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Colorado National Monument, Enstrom's
Highlights from your plan
Colorado National Monument
Double Arch
Delicate Arch

few
hours
Torrey

Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Torrey trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Torrey takes 3 hours. In April in Torrey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 6°C at night. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Torrey

Parks Outdoors Nature

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Torrey to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. In April, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Torrey - with highs of 15°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Point
Inspiration Point
Bryce Point

1
day
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 26th (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 31°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum

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