15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
5
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Toronto


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2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 30th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver National Historic Site and then look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Portland itinerary planner.

Toronto, Canada to Portland is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, Beacon Rock
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Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls
Beacon Rock ©
Beacon Rock

1
night
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 2nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Portland to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Portland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

1
night
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 4th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip generator.

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Palm Canyon and then take in breathtaking views at Indian Canyons.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Palm Springs travel planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Palm Springs: temperatures range from 49°C by day to 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 6th (Fri), meet the residents at Phoenix Zoo and then identify plant and animal life at Desert Botanical Garden.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Phoenix holiday planner.

You can fly from Palm Springs to Phoenix in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palm Springs to Phoenix. In July, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Phoenix Zoo ©
Phoenix Zoo

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Escape the urban bustle at Walnut Canyon National Monument and Bell Rock. Explore hidden gems such as Oak Creek Canyon and Hummingbird House. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), and indulge your taste buds at The Sedona Fudge Company.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sedona trip itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Phoenix to Sedona in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in July; daily highs in Sedona reach 39°C and lows reach 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Walnut Canyon National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

3
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): trek along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Sedona - with highs of 33°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip generator.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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