15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
4
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like North Dome and Nature Center at Happy Isles. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Tel Aviv in April, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 17°C by day to -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

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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 25th (Thu): hike along Moro Rock, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, trek along Big Baldy, and then admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls.

Start your trip to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be much warmer, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and finally discover the riches below the earth's surface at Eureka Mine.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. In April, daytime highs in Death Valley National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point

1
night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): hike along Split Rock and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Cottonwood Spring Oasis.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Joshua Tree National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Joshua Tree National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, Joshua Tree National Park is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Wildlife Trails

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get curious at California Science Center, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planning site .

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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