16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
Shuttle to Page, AZ-Colorado River Discovery Office, Shuttle to St. George. UT-Mavericks, Shuttle to Zion National Park
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Taxi to St. George, Bus to Beatty, Taxi to Death Valley National Park
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Lone Pine
— 1 night
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Fountains of Bellagio. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave). There's lots more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Paris, France to Las Vegas is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Paris in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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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.
For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip website.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are much colder (0°C). You will leave for Zion National Park on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

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Zion National Park

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip planner.

Traveling by shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 10 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Zion National Park to be about the same, around 2°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

1
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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, explore and take pictures at Artists Dr, steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Golden Canyon. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes and then steep yourself in history at Geologist's Cabin.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Lone Pine.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

1
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Lone Pine

Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. Plan a Lone Pine trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Lone Pine takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Lone Pine when traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

2
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A Land of Giants

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.
On the 23rd (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, then surround yourself with nature on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, and finally admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock Trail, contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, and then hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

Find out how to plan Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Lone Pine to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Lone Pine in October, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 25th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, then admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then stroll through Carmel River State Beach.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Monterey trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Monterey takes 5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October: highs in Monterey hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

3
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Kids will enjoy Fisherman's Wharf and Sculptured Beach. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Rockaway Beach (in Pacifica), Limantour Beach (in Point Reyes National Seashore) and San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Thornton Beach State Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Stinson Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.