17 days in United States Itinerary

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Phoenix
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
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Phoenix — 1 night

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then get interesting insight from Tours, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix road trip site.

New York City to Phoenix is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from New York City in November: highs in Phoenix hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Tours · Outdoors · Museums · Fun & Games

Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): trek along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. Keep things going the next day: trek along Rim Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To see where to stay and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Phoenix in November, things will get colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 54°F and lows about 22°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Las Vegas — 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, shop like a local with The Strip, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November: highs in Las Vegas hover around 68°F, while lows dip to 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.
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Death Valley National Park — 2 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and scenic drive. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Titus Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, cruise along Artist's Drive, and explore the activities along Badwater Basin.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online travel route planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect little chillier with lows of 39°F in Death Valley National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 2 nights

A Land of Giants

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, surround yourself with nature on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, and then hike along Moro Rock Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. In November, daytime highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are 67°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 4 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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, trek along Mariposa Grove, and identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary builder website.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 19°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.
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Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

San Francisco — 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, stroll through Alcatraz Island, then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 64°F, while nights are much hotter with lows around 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
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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