15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Auckland

2
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, browse the eclectic array of goods at Heart of the City Farmers' Market, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker website .

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to San Francisco is minus 20 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Auckland in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
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 1st (Fri), get your game on at Dig This, then savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and finally have fun at The Range 702.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation builder app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
The Range 702 ©
The Range 702
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Powell Point. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (14°C), and nights are much colder (-6°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

2
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Comb Ridge and then explore and take pictures at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, make a trip to Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, and then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trips

Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, Comb Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©

1
night
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 6th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum and then explore the world behind art at Mohave Museum of History and Arts.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Kingman online day trip planner .

Getting from Monument Valley to Kingman by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. In November, Kingman is somewhat warmer than Monument Valley - with highs of 22°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mohave Museum of History and Arts ©
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oceanside Pier and Rainbow Sandals. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Old Town Temecula (in Temecula) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 9th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Kingman to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Kingman to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Kingman in November, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Oceanside Pier, Disneyland Park, Old Town Temecula, Rainbow Sandals, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Oceanside Pier ©
Oceanside Pier

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