14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary planning website .

If you are flying in from Italy, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): hike along Mariposa Grove and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Pioneer Yosemite History Center and then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Wawona trip builder website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for much warmer days in Wawona, with highs around 42°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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 30th (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then go deep underground at Eureka Mine. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, get great views at Dante's View, then get great views at Father Crowley Vista Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Wawona to Death Valley National Park in 6.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Wawona in August since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 29°C. On the 2nd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
To plan Grand Canyon National Park vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (22°C). On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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