13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Barcelona

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to San Francisco fast, fun, and easy.

Barcelona, Spain to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Barcelona in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 26th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park visit planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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 28th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, then experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, then admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
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.
On the 29th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in Santa Barbara at 30°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Page online tour planner .

Getting from Santa Barbara to Page by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Barbara in September, you will find days in Page are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

1
night
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. On the 1st (Thu), stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley visit planner .

Drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in September, things will get slightly colder in Monument Valley: highs are around 32°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Fri), stroll through Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in October, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 22°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then get your game on at Wreck Room, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sun): shop like a local with The Strip, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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