16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Jose
— 2 nights
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Olympic Valley
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles — 3 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Battleship USS Iowa Museum and Newport Beach. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Anaheim Packing District about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Hollywood Bowl Museum, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, stroll around Lake Hollywood Park, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Charlotte to Los Angeles is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Charlotte to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Charlotte in June, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 79°F and 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to San Jose.
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Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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San Jose — 2 nights

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Tech Interactive and then take in the history at Mission Santa Clara de Asis.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read San Jose route tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Jose by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in San Jose dip to 57°F. On the 8th (Wed), you're off to Olympic Valley.
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Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites · Parks
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Olympic Valley — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): cast your line with Matt Heron Fly Fishing.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Olympic Valley online route maker.

Traveling by car from San Jose to Olympic Valley takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Jose in June, expect colder with lows of 36°F in Olympic Valley. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 2 nights

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 9th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, get great views at Valley View, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along May Lake Trailhead, then explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, then admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Olympic Valley to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Olympic Valley in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 1 night

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 11th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, then explore the fascinating underground world of Boyden Cavern, and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy. On your second day here, trek along Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online travel route planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, things will get a bit warmer in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 94°F and lows about 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Death Valley National Park.
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Death Valley National Park — 1 night

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, cruise along Artists Dr, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and finally take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Page.
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Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Historic Sites

Page — 1 night

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 14th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Powell Museum, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Page holiday planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Page in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Death Valley National Park to Page is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 96°F in June, and nighttime lows around 69°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 1 night

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 15th (Wed): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder site.

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from Page, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 85°F to lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.
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Nature · Parks · Tours

Las Vegas — 2 nights

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 16th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lion Habitat Ranch, then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Stratosphere Tower, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can fly back home.
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Tours · Parks · Adventure · Zoos & Aquariums
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United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.
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Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

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Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.
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