16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 day
taxi + bus:  3​h 30​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
7
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
8
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Luxembourg City

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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.
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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Luxembourg City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Luxembourg City in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 29th (Mon), stroll through Dennis the Menace Park, then look for all kinds of wild species at Point Lobos, and then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

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Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Monterey takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. In July, Monterey is little chillier than Santa Barbara - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Point Lobos, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Dennis the Menace Park ©
Dennis the Menace Park

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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 30th (Tue), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online day trip planner .

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): kick back and relax at Lakeside Beach, kick back and relax at Nevada Beach Campground, and then admire the majestic nature at D.L. Bliss State Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe road trip planning app .

Drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in South Lake Tahoe are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Nevada Beach Campground, D.L. Bliss State Park
Highlights from your plan
D.L. Bliss State Park ©
D.L. Bliss State Park
Lakeside Beach ©
Lakeside Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the next day, trek along Four Mile Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, and then don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park takes 3.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 4th (Sun), explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park road trip site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Riordan Mansion State Historic Park, then examine the collection at Museum of Northern Arizona, and then identify plant and animal life at Lava River Cave. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Coconino National Forest and then have fun at Flagstaff Extreme.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff travel route planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Flagstaff. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August: high temperatures in Flagstaff hover around 29°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave
Coconino National Forest ©
Coconino National Forest
Flagstaff Extreme ©
Flagstaff Extreme

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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.
On the 7th (Wed), stroll through Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Powell Point and then trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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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.
On the 9th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Titanic, don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and finally enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, shop like a local with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas route planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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