15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
bus:  6​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Paris

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): stroll through Alcatraz Island, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation planner .

Paris, France to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. In May, daytime highs in San Francisco are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip website .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Washburn Point ©
Washburn Point

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 19th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, then take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, and finally admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker .

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

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

1
night
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 20th (Wed), hike along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): cruise along East Rim Drive, hike along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park route planner.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
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 22nd (Fri): look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. In May, Monument Valley is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 27°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

1
night
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 23rd (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Page tour builder site .

Drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Page, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Paria View, then explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park journey app .

You can drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and car. While traveling from Page, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Bryce Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Paria View ©
Paria View

1
night
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 25th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip maker site .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Las Vegas at 36°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 26th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and then explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park road trip planning website .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Death Valley National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail ©
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip tool .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in May: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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