15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + bus:  8​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 22nd (Sat), take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, kick back and relax at Baker Beach, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Chinatown.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to San Francisco. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 55°F at night. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach

1
night
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Monterey using our trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Monterey sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F at night. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood. On the 25th (Tue), kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Monterey to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Monterey in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 79°F and lows about 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Keys Ranch as well as Wonderland of Rocks. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Arch Rock, then contemplate the long history of Keys Ranch, and then explore the striking landscape at Wonderland of Rocks.

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You can drive from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Joshua Tree National Park, ranging from highs of 102°F to lows of 73°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wonderland of Rocks ©
Wonderland of Rocks
Keys Ranch ©
Keys Ranch
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): get great views at Grandview Point and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

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Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 85°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 42°F. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On your second day here, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 77°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 103°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dante's View, Fall Canyon and Artists Palette. On the 1st (Mon), contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, stroll through Fall Canyon, then explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, and finally explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek and then get great views at Dante's View.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park tour itinerary maker .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for little chillier nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 73°F. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Fall Canyon ©
Fall Canyon
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Glacier Point as well as Yosemite Falls. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 46°F at night. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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San Francisco

San Francisco
For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Page.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

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