17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Page
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Madrid

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Francisco Bay, Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the activities along San Francisco Bay.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip maker .

Madrid, Spain to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Madrid to San Francisco. Traveling from Madrid in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Giant Forest, Moro Rock and General Sherman Tree. On the 9th (Wed), take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock

1
night
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Half Dome as well as Nevada Falls Loop. On the 10th (Thu), stroll through Nevada Falls Loop and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Wawona day trip app .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Wawona in 3.5 hours. September in Wawona sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop

1
night
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 11th (Fri): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online road trip planner .

Drive from Wawona to Death Valley National Park in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

3
nights
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 added Grand Canyon Skywalk, The Strip, Fremont Street Experience, and other attractions to your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning site .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in September since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Grand Canyon Skywalk
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Williams trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Las Vegas to Williams in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Williams due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days in Williams, with highs around 27°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Williams

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Grand Canyon South Rim
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

1
night
Monument Valley

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 17th (Thu): make a trip to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then stroll around Sandstone Tours.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley day trip planner.

Drive from Williams to Monument Valley in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Williams, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Monument Valley, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Navajo Bridge. On the 17th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Navajo Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Page itinerary site .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Page, with lows of 20°C. On the 18th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Navajo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

4
nights
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.
You've now added Long Beach Waterfront to your itinerary. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Page to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off toEl Portal.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Long Beach Waterfront, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

Similar Plans

8 days in San Francisco Bay Area BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 51 days in San Francisco Bay Area BY A USER FROM INDIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: May, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in San Francisco Bay Area BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in Los Angeles County & San Francisco Bay Area BY A USER FROM INDIA October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in United States BY A USER FROM PHILIPPINES December, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: December, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 7 days in San Francisco Bay Area BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in San Francisco Bay Area BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in San Francisco Bay Area BY A USER FROM INDIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 41 days in San Francisco Bay Area BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans