15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
3
Lake Powell
— 2 nights
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— Few hours
5
Panaca
— 1 night
6
Lee Vining
— 1 night
7
Sonora
— 1 night
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
9
Santa Cruz
— Few hours
10
Monterey
— 1 night
11
Big Sur
— 1 night
12
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
13
Los Angeles
— 1 night

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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.
On the 25th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip site.

Brussels, Belgium to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brussels in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Venice Canals Walkway ©
Venice Canals Walkway
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

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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 27th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and then walk around The Park.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. On the 27th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Park ©
The Park
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): stroll through Rainbow Bridge Trail and then hike along Alstrom Point.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Lake Powell fast, fun, and easy.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Lake Powell in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Lake Powell, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Lake Powell hover around 39°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Alstrom Point
Highlights from your plan
Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning app.

Drive from Lake Powell to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in August, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Panaca.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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Panaca

Panaca
Panaca is an unincorporated town in eastern Lincoln County, Nevada, United States, on State Route 319, about 1 mile (1.6 km) east of U.S. For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Panaca online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Panaca takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, things will get a bit warmer in Panaca: highs are around 36°C and lows about 15°C. On the 30th (Thu), you're off to Lee Vining.

Things to do in Panaca

Nature · Parks · Museums

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Lee Vining

Lee Vining ©
Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): explore the activities along Gaylor Lake and then cruise along Tioga Pass.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lee Vining tour itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Panaca to Lee Vining takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panaca to Lee Vining. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Panaca in August; daily highs in Lee Vining reach 32°C and lows reach 7°C. You will leave for Sonora on the 31st (Fri).

Things to do in Lee Vining

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Gaylor Lake ©
Gaylor Lake

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Sonora

Sonora ©
Sonora is the county seat of Tuolumne County, California. Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): look for gifts at Columbia Candy Kitchen and then admire the majestic nature at Columbia State Historic Park.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Sonora trip planning tool.

Drive from Lee Vining to Sonora in 3 hours. Traveling from Lee Vining in August, expect Sonora to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sonora

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Columbia
Highlights from your plan
Columbia State Historic Park ©
Columbia State Historic Park
Columbia Candy Kitchen ©
Columbia Candy Kitchen

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and China Beach. Get some historical perspective at Golden Gate Bridge and City Lights Booksellers. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Funston National Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Sonora to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sonora, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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hours
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the pleasant sights at Shark Fin Cove.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz tour itinerary planning app.

Drive from San Francisco to Santa Cruz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Santa Cruz, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Shark Fin Cove
Highlights from your plan
Shark Fin Cove ©
Shark Fin Cove

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach. On your second day here, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Monterey trip planning site.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to Monterey in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Santa Cruz in September: highs in Monterey hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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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.
To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Monterey to Big Sur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Big Sur are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 6th (Thu), you're off to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Santa Barbara

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara and then learn about winemaking at Jaffurs Wine Cellars.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara travel route builder site.

Drive from Big Sur to Santa Barbara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Big Sur, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Jaffurs Wine Cellars ©
Jaffurs Wine Cellars

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route builder site.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

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