29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Los Angeles
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 20 nights
Los Angeles

2
days
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): stroll through South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip generator.

Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 7.5-hour car ride. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs and then stroll through San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Diego route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

2
days
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 27th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker site .

Fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Diego in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

2
days
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.
You've now added Yosemite Falls to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Wawona Meadow, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

21
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Six Flags Magic Mountain (in Santa Clarita), Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Santa Monica Farmers Market) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 1st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and get curious at California Science Center.

To see photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles route builder .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Los Angeles is warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Norton Simon Museum, Six Flags Magic Mountain
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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