23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Maastricht
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Flagstaff
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  17​h 45​min
End: Maastricht

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nights
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 5th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip maker site .

Maastricht, The Netherlands to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at California State Railroad Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Sacramento online sightseeing planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Sacramento by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Sacramento to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Sacramento

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

1
night
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Monterey online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Monterey takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, subway, and flight. Expect colder weather when traveling from Sacramento in July: highs in Monterey hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

#Trails, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Point Lobos

3
nights
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 10th (Tue): hike along Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow, and finally don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip website .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Monterey in July, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 42°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

few
hours
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.
To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Santa Barbara takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect cooler days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 17°C. On the 13th (Fri), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Barbara in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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nights
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.
On the 16th (Mon), admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego itinerary website .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in San Diego

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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night
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 18th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Lake Havasu State Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lake Havasu City day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Lake Havasu City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Lake Havasu City to be a bit warmer, around 36°C, while days are much warmer, around 51°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lake Havasu State Park ©
Lake Havasu State Park

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nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Get out of town with these interesting Flagstaff side-trips: Grand Canyon National Park (Powell Point, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more) and Broken Arrow Trail (in Sedona).

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Flagstaff road trip planner.

You can drive from Lake Havasu City to Flagstaff in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lake Havasu City to Flagstaff is 1 hour. Traveling from Lake Havasu City in July, expect Flagstaff to be much colder, temps between 32°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Flagstaff

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Broken Arrow Trail
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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night
Monument Valley

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. To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Monument Valley takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Flagstaff in July, expect Monument Valley to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 17°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop and then stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in July; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 9°C. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Trails, #Outdoors, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon 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.
On the 25th (Wed), shop like a local with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and finally try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: push the limits with an extreme tour, then get your game on at The Roller Coaster, and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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