17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Phoenix
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Camp Verde
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Sedona
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
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Boulder City
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
8
Amargosa Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Lone Pine
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
car:  1​h 30​min
12
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
Groveland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
14
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
15
Mill Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
End: San Francisco

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Camp Verde

Camp Verde
Camp Verde is a town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Camp Verde trip maker website .

Phoenix to Camp Verde is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In September, Camp Verde is little chillier than Phoenix - with highs of 85°F and lows of 63°F. On the 18th (Fri), you're off toSedona.

Things to do in Camp Verde

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then pause for some photo ops at 911 Memorial.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sedona trip maker tool .

Getting from Camp Verde to Sedona by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in September, and nighttime lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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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. For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley tour itinerary builder .

You can drive from Sedona to Monument Valley in 5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Monument Valley when traveling from Sedona in September, with lows around 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours

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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.
For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Page online trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Page, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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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 21st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the pleasant sights at The Trail of Time and then take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center.

For where to stay and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 43°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
North Rim Visitor Center ©
North Rim Visitor Center
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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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 23rd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are much warmer (71°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Boulder City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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Boulder City

Boulder City
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
To see ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Boulder City trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Boulder City takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 93°F, and evening lows to 69°F. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel to Amargosa Valley.

Things to do in Boulder City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Amargosa Valley

Amargosa Valley ©
Amargosa Valley is an unincorporated town in Nye County, in the U.S. On the 24th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and then steep yourself in history at Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Amargosa Valley trip itinerary app .

Drive from Boulder City to Amargosa Valley in 2 hours. Traveling from Boulder City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Amargosa Valley, with lows of 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Fri) before leaving for Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Amargosa Valley

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip planner.

Getting from Amargosa Valley to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Death Valley National Park, expect temperatures between 91°F during the day and 63°F at night. You will leave for Lone Pine on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Lone Pine

Lone Pine ©
Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stroll through Manzanar National Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at California Historical Landmark 507, and then examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alabama Hills.

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Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Lone Pine takes 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in September since evenings lows in Lone Pine dip to 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Alabama Hills ©
Alabama Hills
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Planning Mammoth Lakes trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lone Pine to Mammoth Lakes takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Lone Pine in September; daily highs in Mammoth Lakes reach 74°F and lows reach 38°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sun) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park in 1.5 hours. September in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 38°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Groveland.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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Groveland

Groveland ©
Groveland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California. To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Groveland online holiday builder .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Groveland takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September; daily highs in Groveland reach 86°F and lows reach 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Groveland

Fun & Games Casinos Museums

Side Trips

Columbia Candy Kitchen, Black Oak Casino
Highlights from your plan
Black Oak Casino ©
Black Oak Casino
Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum ©
Groveland Yosemite Gateway Museum
Columbia Candy Kitchen ©
Columbia Candy Kitchen

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary site .

Drive from Groveland to San Francisco in 3 hours. Traveling from Groveland in September, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (76°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Mill Valley.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Mill Valley

Mill Valley ©
Mill Valley is a city in Marin County, California, United States, located about 14mi north of San Francisco via the Golden Gate Bridge. On the 2nd (Fri), get great views at Golden Gate View Point.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Mill Valley trip simple and quick.

You can take a bus from San Francisco to Mill Valley in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Mill Valley when traveling from San Francisco in October, with lows around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the bus ride back home.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mount Tamalpais State Park ©
Mount Tamalpais State Park
Golden Gate View Point ©
Golden Gate View Point

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