14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Rachel
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Moreno Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker tool .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Los Angeles. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 82°F during the day and 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rachel.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Rachel

Rachel
Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. On the 11th (Thu), deepen your knowledge of military history at Area 51, don't miss a visit to The Black Mailbox, and then cruise along Extraterrestrial Highway.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rachel trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Rachel in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 37°F in Rachel. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Rachel

#Scenic Drive, #Outdoors

Side Trip

The Black Mailbox

1
night
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 12th (Fri): trek along Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip site .

Traveling by car from Rachel to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Rachel in October, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 28°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, then learn about winemaking at Jaffurs Wine Cellars, then don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara, and finally wander the streets of State Street.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Santa Barbara trip site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Santa Barbara in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 77°F to lows of 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Moreno Valley.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

#Historic Sites, #Scenic Drive, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf
Jaffurs Wine Cellars ©
Jaffurs Wine Cellars

2
nights
Moreno Valley

Moreno Valley ©
Moreno Valley is a city located in Riverside County, California and is part of the San Bernardino-Riverside Metropolitan Area. On the 14th (Sun), hike along Castle Rock Trail 1W03 and then identify plant and animal life at Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): do a tasting at Wilson Creek Winery and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews and tourist information, read our Moreno Valley tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Moreno Valley in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in October: highs in Moreno Valley hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Moreno Valley

#Parks, #Tours, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Bear Lake, Temecula
Highlights from your plan
Castle Rock Trail 1W03 ©
Castle Rock Trail 1W03
Wine Tours & Tastings
Wilson Creek Winery ©
Wilson Creek Winery

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). See some other sides of Los Angeles: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, engage your brain at California Science Center, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Moreno Valley to Los Angeles in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Moreno Valley in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 62°F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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