16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Knoxville
Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  18​h
3
Petrified Forest National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  23​h
8
Keystone
— 1 night
Drive:  23​h 15​min
End: Knoxville

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Boutique du Vampyre, Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, New Orleans Ghost Adventures Tours, and other attractions you added. Do some cultural sightseeing at Royal Street and Jackson Square. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and look for gifts at Faulkner House Books.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans itinerary planner .

Knoxville to New Orleans is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Knoxville in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 83°F in New Orleans. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Tours Nightlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Tastebud Tours Food Tours ©
Tastebud Tours Food Tours
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
You've now added Mexican Market to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): look for gifts at Mexican Market, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio journey maker website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in June: highs in San Antonio hover around 93°F, while lows dip to 74°F. On the 6th (Thu), you're off toPetrified Forest National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Shopping Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

1
night
Petrified Forest National Park

Petrified Forest National Park ©
Petrified Forest National Park presents a surreal landscape of large deposits of petrified wood.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Goldfield Ghost Town as well as Painted Desert. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Goldfield Ghost Town, then learn more about the world around you at Rainbow Forest Museum, and then explore the fascinating landscape at Painted Desert.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Petrified Forest National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from San Antonio to Petrified Forest National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from San Antonio, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Petrified Forest National Park, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Petrified Forest National Park

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Goldfield Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Goldfield Ghost Town ©
Goldfield Ghost Town
Rainbow Forest Museum ©
Rainbow Forest Museum
Painted Desert ©
Painted Desert

1
night
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.
You've now added Hoover Dam to your itinerary. On the 8th (Sat), see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, and then make a trip to The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms and then get curious at Bodies The Exhibition.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas itinerary site .

Getting from Petrified Forest National Park to Las Vegas by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Petrified Forest National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Petrified Forest National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

1
night
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 Hollywood Walk of Fame, Museum of Death and San Diego Zoo. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Museum of Death, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be little chillier, around 62°F, while days are much colder, around 79°F. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Diego Zoo, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

few
hours
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.
Yosemite Valley Floor Tour has been added to your itinerary. On the 11th (Tue), go from sight to sight with Yosemite Valley Floor Tour and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Tours Transportation Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Valley Floor Tour ©
Yosemite Valley Floor Tour
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): engage your brain at Exploratorium, then steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, then get your game on at Magowan's Infinite Mirror Maze, and then wander the streets of Union Square.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip maker site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 71°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Winchester Mystery House
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Union Square ©
Union Square

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mount Rushmore Tours, Mount Rushmore National Memorial and National Presidential Wax Museum. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial and then see the top attractions with Mount Rushmore Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at National Presidential Wax Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery, and then learn more about the world around you at The Museum @ Black Hills Institute.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Keystone trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from San Francisco to Keystone takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Keystone. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in June since evenings lows in Keystone dip to 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Museums Tours Parks

Side Trips

Hill City, Mount Rushmore Tours
Highlights from your plan
National Presidential Wax Museum ©
National Presidential Wax Museum
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©
Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery ©
Warrior's Work & Ben West Gallery

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