14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Newark
train:  30​min
1
New York City
— Few hours
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Page
— 1 night
shuttle + Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Newark

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New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire the striking features of Empire State Building, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, and then browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary maker app .

Newark to New York City is an approximately half hour train ride. You can also take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 86°F in July, and nighttime lows around 72°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Brooklyn Bridge ©
Brooklyn Bridge

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the views from Pohono Bridge, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Olmsted Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and then hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park route maker tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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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 9th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock and then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. In July, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 98°F and lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock

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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 10th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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night
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.
On the 11th (Thu), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

For maps and tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (77°F), and nights are about the same (68°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of First Christian Church, see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, and then explore and take pictures at Chase Field.

You can plan Phoenix trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Phoenix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 106°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 85°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Chase Field ©
Chase Field
First Christian Church ©
First Christian Church

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, and then pause for some photo ops at 911 Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sedona visit planning tool .

You can drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Phoenix in July, things will get little chillier in Sedona: highs are around 92°F and lows about 69°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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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.
On the 14th (Sun), enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Page travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Page takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in July: highs in Page hover around 98°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

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

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park tour itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 81°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 104°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
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