16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  18​h
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Tusayan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Taxi + Bus:  7​h
6
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Weldon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Morro Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
11
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Lisbon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then get your game on at Apocalypse Vegas, then enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, and finally enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Axe Monkeys, then get your game on at Dig This, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary planning tool .

Lisbon, Portugal to Las Vegas is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Lisbon in March: highs in Las Vegas hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Tusayan.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature
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Dig This ©
Dig This
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas

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Tusayan

Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see Off-Road Tours, then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, then cruise along East Rim Drive, and finally explore and take pictures at Point Imperial Drive.

For photos, where to stay, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and other tourist information, read Tusayan trip builder app .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Tusayan in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Tusayan is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in March: highs in Tusayan hover around 16°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Tusayan

Outdoors Scenic Drive Tours

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

1
night
Page

Page ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Page trip builder tool .

Getting from Tusayan to Page by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a shuttle. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Tusayan in March: high temperatures in Page hover around 21°C and lows are around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see Off-Road Tours and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Monument Valley trip tool .

Traveling by car from Page to Monument Valley takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in April, expect Monument Valley to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 3°C. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Parks
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Off-Road Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Zion National Park takes 5.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Zion National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): admire the sheer force of Darwin Falls and then explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park journey builder.

Getting from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park by combination of taxi and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in April; daily highs in Death Valley National Park reach 29°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Weldon.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Darwin Falls ©
Darwin Falls

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night
Weldon

Weldon
Weldon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kern County, California, United States. To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Weldon trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Weldon in 3 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 15°C in Weldon. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Weldon

Tours Parks Wildlife

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll through May Lake Trailhead, trek along Panorama Trail, then hike along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and finally hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Weldon to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Weldon in April; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 17°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

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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 6th (Mon), engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, then admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and finally walk around Crissy Field.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco visit planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Morro Bay.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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night
Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. To find topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Morro Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Morro Bay takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Morro Strand State Beach ©
Morro Strand State Beach
Bayshore Bluffs Park ©
Bayshore Bluffs Park

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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 9th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, then make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, then experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see maps, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning website .

Drive from Morro Bay to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Morro Bay in April since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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