16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Los Angeles
Drive:  30​min
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Borrego Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Moapa
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Barstow
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Los Angeles

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the striking features of The Packing House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim travel planner.

Los Angeles to Anaheim is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Crystal Cove, Newport Beach
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach

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day
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego - Coronado Bridge as well as Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. On the 1st (Sun), trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, then pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and then snap pictures at San Diego - Coronado Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Anaheim in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Borrego Springs.

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Trails Wildlife Parks
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2
days
Borrego Springs

Borrego Springs
Borrego Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Eagle and High Peak Mine as well as Salvation Mountain. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Eagle and High Peak Mine.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Borrego Springs vacation planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Borrego Springs takes 2 hours. When traveling from San Diego in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Borrego Springs, with highs around 38°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

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Parks Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Salvation Mountain, Eagle and High Peak Mine
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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Eagle and High Peak Mine
Eagle and High Peak Mine
Galleta Meadows ©
Galleta Meadows

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park custom trip planner.

Getting from Borrego Springs to Joshua Tree National Park by car takes about 2 hours. In October in Joshua Tree National Park, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kingman.
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Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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Kingman

Kingman
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Kingman trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Kingman in 3.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Kingman. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in October, expect Kingman to be a bit cooler, temps between 30°C and 11°C. On the 4th (Wed), you're off toMoapa.

Things to do in Kingman

Outdoors Tours Parks

2
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Moapa

Moapa
Moapa Town is a census-designated place (CDP) in Clark County, Nevada, United States. On the 5th (Thu), stroll through Mouse's Tank and then immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Moapa sightseeing planner.

Drive from Kingman to Moapa in 3 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Moapa when traveling from Kingman in October, with lows around 16°C. You'll set off for Zion National Park on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Moapa

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Overton
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Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park
Mouse's Tank ©
Mouse's Tank

2
days
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): hike along The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: cruise along Zion Shuttle, then trek along Angel's Landing, and then stop by Rock Stop.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip itinerary builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moapa to Zion National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Moapa to Zion National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Moapa in October, expect nights in Zion National Park to be much colder, around 1°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Rock Stop
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Rock Stop ©
Rock Stop

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day
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 8th (Sun): browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, then listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally shop like a local with The Strip.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are much hotter (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Barstow.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes ©
The Grand Canal Shoppes
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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Barstow

Barstow ©
Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Rainbow Basin Natural Area, mingle with the ghosts of the past at Calico Ghost Town, and then don't miss a visit to Barstow Station Cinema.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Barstow vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Barstow takes 2.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Barstow can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Barstow

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Calico Ghost Town
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Rainbow Basin Natural Area ©
Rainbow Basin Natural Area
Calico Ghost Town
Calico Ghost Town
Barstow Station Cinema ©
Barstow Station Cinema

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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Santa Monica Farmers Market and Amoeba Music. We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the history behind Guitar Center, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation trip planner.

Getting from Barstow to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Barstow in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 19°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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