11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
bus:  6​h 45​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Frankfurt

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

Plan my day in Los Angeles using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Frankfurt, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Frankfurt in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

2
nights
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 29th (Mon), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see maps and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are colder (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Ashford Mill Ruins, steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, then explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 7 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mosaic Canyon ©
Mosaic Canyon
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon

1
day
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), trek along Big Stump Basin and then admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. In May, daytime highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls

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 4th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then trek along Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park route maker tool .

You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 1°C at night. On the 5th (Sun), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 5th (Sun), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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