19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Kayenta
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Moab
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
Oakhurst
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Amsterdam

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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.
To find photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

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. While traveling from Amsterdam, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

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Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, within the Coachella Valley. For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Palm Springs vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Palm Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Palm Springs, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Sunnylands
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Sunnylands
Sunnylands

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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.
On the 18th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Palm Springs to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Palm Springs in October; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 22°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Kayenta.

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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Kayenta

Kayenta
Kayenta is a census-designated place (CDP) which is part of the Navajo Nation and is in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 21st (Sat), examine the collection at Navajo Cultural Center and then don't miss a visit to Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kayenta custom trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Kayenta in 3 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Kayenta, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

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Museums

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Bryce Canyon National Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park custom trip planner.

You can drive from Kayenta to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. When traveling from Kayenta in October, plan for little chillier days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 18°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

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Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 23rd (Mon), make a trip to Fremont Petroglyphs and then hike along The Hickman Bridge Trail.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Capitol Reef National Park custom trip planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 3.5 hours. In October, Capitol Reef National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moab.

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The Hickman Bridge Trail ©
The Hickman Bridge Trail
Fremont Petroglyphs ©
Fremont Petroglyphs

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stop by Moab Rock Shop and then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Moab tour planner.

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Moab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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Outdoors Nature Trails

Side Trip

Double Arch
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Moab Rock Shop
Moab Rock Shop

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): wander the streets of The Strip, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Moab to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Moab in October; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 32°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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 reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Death Valley National Park. You'll set off for Oakhurst on the 27th (Fri).

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Parks Nature Outdoors

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Oakhurst

Oakhurst ©
Situated on the Gold Rush highway that winds through former mining towns, Oakhurst is the gateway to America's most popular national park for travelers.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Oakhurst: Yosemite National Park (Yosemite Village, Taft Point, & more).

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Oakhurst holiday planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Death Valley National Park to Oakhurst. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

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Nature Parks

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Yosemite National Park
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Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf. On the next day, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and then stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary maker.

Getting from Oakhurst to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. While traveling from Oakhurst, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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