14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  11​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and Baker Beach. Asian Art Museum and Musee Mecanique will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in April, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online holiday planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 11.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 24°C and lows at 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
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.
On the 5th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then take a stroll through The Strip. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas day trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
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 7th (Mon), admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Diego road trip planning tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in San Diego hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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.
On the 9th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, then see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip tool .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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