15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Tusayan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Oakhurst
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

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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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. September in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

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Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Lake Havasu City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Lake Havasu City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect Lake Havasu City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. You'll set off for Tusayan on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. On the 30th (Mon), hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Tusayan online tour planner .

Getting from Lake Havasu City to Tusayan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Lake Havasu City to Tusayan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lake Havasu City in September, things will get much colder in Tusayan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Tusayan

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bright Angel Trail
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
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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 1st (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Coyote Buttes, take in the views from Navajo Bridge, and then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

Start your trip to Page by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Tusayan to Page in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Tusayan in October, with highs in Page at 26°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Coyote Buttes, Navajo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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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 3rd (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Page to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Las Vegas. Traveling from Page in October, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock. Keep things going the next day: explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Oakhurst.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

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Oakhurst

Oakhurst ©
Situated on the Gold Rush highway that winds through former mining towns, Oakhurst is the gateway to America's most popular national park for travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Sierra Mono Museum, then try to win big at Chukchansi Gold Resort Casino, then make a trip to Scenic Route Highway 49, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Southgate Brewing Company.

For more things to do and more tourist information, read Oakhurst vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Oakhurst takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Fun & Games Casinos Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Sierra Mono Museum, Chukchansi Gold Resort Casino
Highlights from your plan
Chukchansi Gold Resort Casino ©
Chukchansi Gold Resort Casino
Sierra Mono Museum ©
Sierra Mono Museum
Southgate Brewing Company ©
Southgate Brewing Company

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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 7th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, don't miss a visit to Book Passage, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and finally stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning site .

You can drive from Oakhurst to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. While traveling from Oakhurst, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the views from Bixby Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Big Sur trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Big Sur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Barbara attractions planner.

Drive from Big Sur to Santa Barbara in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. When traveling from Big Sur in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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