12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Houston
Fly:  5​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Houston

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Travel Town and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Houston to Los Angeles is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Houston in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 79°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 28th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 71°F and lows reach 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): hike along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then trek along Wawona Meadow, and finally don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary maker .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 41°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Wawona Meadow ©
Wawona Meadow

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect Death Valley National Park to be warmer, temps between 99°F and 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Dante's View ©
Dante's View

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 104°F and lows about 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

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