10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive + bus:  5​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Monterey
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Santa Maria
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 45​min
End: New York City

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night
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 6th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of The Strip and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Las Vegas. In July, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 104°F, while at night they dip to 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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hours
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 73°F in Death Valley National Park. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

2
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.
On the 8th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, shop like a local with Ansel Adams Gallery, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then hike along Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of car and bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

few
hours
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos and then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey online attractions planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in Monterey are slightly colder (69°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (55°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Beaches Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Point Lobos, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©

few
hours
Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
For where to stay and tourist information, read our Big Sur trip builder website .

Getting from Monterey to Big Sur by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In July in Big Sur, expect temperatures between 69°F during the day and 55°F at night. You will leave for Santa Maria on the 9th (Tue).

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
Santa Maria

Santa Maria
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Santa Maria holiday planning app .

You can drive from Big Sur to Santa Maria in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Big Sur in July: highs in Santa Maria hover around 76°F, while lows dip to 56°F. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail

1
night
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 10th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center and then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online vacation maker .

You can drive from Santa Maria to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Maria in July, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 83°F and lows about 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Third Street Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, get your game on at The VOID at Grand Canal Shoppes, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Hershey's Chocolate World, try to win big at New York New York Casino, then try to win big at The Mirage, and finally get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 104°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
New York New York Casino ©
New York New York Casino

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