14 days in Western US Itinerary

14 days in Western US Itinerary

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14 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Oklahoma City
Drive:  14​h
1
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Seal Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 1 night
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Big Sur
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
7
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Redwood National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  29​h 30​min
End: Oklahoma City

1
night
Sedona

Sedona
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 13th (Sat), trek along Fay Canyon Trail and then trek along Doe Mountain Trail.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Sedona attractions planner .

Oklahoma City to Sedona is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight and shuttle. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. June in Sedona sees daily highs of 94°F and lows of 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Outdoors Parks Trails

few
hours
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 14th (Sun), take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, get great views at Yaki Point, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sedona in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 85°F, while lows dip to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Seal Beach

Seal Beach ©
Seal Beach is a city in Orange County, California. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll through San Gabriel River Bike Trail, take in the waterfront at Seal Beach Pier, and then stroll through Seal Beach. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Cerritos-Astor Classics, admire nature's wide array of creatures at The Reptile Zoo, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Seal Beach trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Seal Beach in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Seal Beach, with highs around 76°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Seal Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

The Reptile Zoo, Cerritos-Astor Classics
Highlights from your plan
Seal Beach National Wildlife Refuge ©
The Reptile Zoo ©
The Reptile Zoo
Cerritos-Astor Classics ©
Cerritos-Astor Classics

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego itinerary planner.

You can drive from Seal Beach to San Diego in 2 hours. June in San Diego sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, Head underground at Bronson Caves, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online tour planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©

1
day
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Pacific Valley Bluff Trail, immerse yourself in nature at Limekiln State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Big Sur vacation website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to Big Sur in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in Big Sur reach 68°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can take a bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Limekiln State Park ©
Limekiln State Park

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and then kick back and relax at Lovers Point.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Carmel trip itinerary planner .

Carmel is very close to Big Sur. In June, plan for daily highs up to 68°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, Lovers Point
Highlights from your plan
Lovers Point ©
Lovers Point

3
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Enderts Beach and then hike along Trillium Falls Hike.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Redwood National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Carmel to Redwood National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Carmel in June, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be about the same, around 49°F, while days are little chillier, around 63°F. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Lady Bird Johnson Grove

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