14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States sightseeing planner

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Tahoma
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

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 steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then walk around Golden Gate Park, and finally admire the striking features of Octagon House.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Dublin, Ireland to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Dublin to San Francisco. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dublin in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can travel to Tahoma.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

Tahoma

— 1 night
Tahoma is a census-designated place in Placer and El Dorado counties, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, admire the majestic nature at D.L. Bliss State Park, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Tahoma day trip planning tool.

Drive from San Francisco to Tahoma in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in June since evenings lows in Tahoma dip to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Tahoma

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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 natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Tahoma to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Tahoma in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Los Angeles

— 1 night

City of Angels

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, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo and then examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then have fun at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take a stroll through The Strip.

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Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then stroll through Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 6°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

4.3
Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.