16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
6
Homewood
— 1 night
7
Calistoga
— 2 nights
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, thenshop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning site.

Geneva, Switzerland to Las Vegas is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Geneva in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Titanic ©
Titanic

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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.
On the 18th (Sat), hike along South Kaibab Trail, thensee the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mather Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (°C), and nights are colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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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 20th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, thengo deep underground at Eureka Mine, and then explore the activities along Badwater Basin.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park route maker tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, thenkick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, thenexamine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, thenkick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday builder website.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. While traveling from Death Valley National Park, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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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 23rd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, thenget answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, thenidentify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, thenadmire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary website.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 12 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are cooler with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Homewood.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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Homewood

Homewood ©
Homewood is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California of about 200 residents, located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): hike along Stateline Lookout, walk around Commons Beach Park, and then hike along Eagle Rock Hiking Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Homewood online day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Homewood. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Calistoga.

Things to do in Homewood

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Tahoe City
Highlights from your plan
Commons Beach Park ©
Commons Beach Park

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Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bodega Dunes, do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars, thenexplore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa, and finally do a tasting at Huge Bear at The Bank Tasting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Goat Rock Beach, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Calistoga trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Homewood to Calistoga takes 4 hours. Traveling from Homewood in May, expect Calistoga to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Parks Wineries Beaches

Side Trips

St. Helena, Bodega Dunes, Goat Rock Beach, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Bodega Dunes ©
Bodega Dunes

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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 28th (Tue), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, thensee the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and finally contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, thenvisit SoMa, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco planning site.

Drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Calistoga in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique