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:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
8
Boulder City
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
9
Amargosa Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 30​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:  24​h
15
Mill Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  45​min
End: San Francisco

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Camp Verde

Camp Verde
Camp Verde is a town in Yavapai County, Arizona, United States. For where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Camp Verde trip itinerary website .

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then appreciate the history behind 911 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sedona trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Camp Verde to Sedona in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sedona in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 75°F, while lows dip to 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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. On the 21st (Mon), stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip maker site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 81°F and lows reach 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Shopping
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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Page route maker website .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Monument Valley in September, with lows around 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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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.
On the 23rd (Wed), trek along The Narrows.

Make your Zion National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Page to Zion National Park by combination of shuttle and car takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Page in September, expect little chillier with lows of 48°F in Zion National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas visit planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 71°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 93°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can 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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the engineering at Hoover Dam and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Boulder City online attractions 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Amargosa Valley.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

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Amargosa Valley

Amargosa Valley
Amargosa Valley is an unincorporated town in Nye County, in the U.S. To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Amargosa Valley travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Boulder City to Amargosa Valley takes 2 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Amargosa Valley when traveling from Boulder City in September, with lows around 63°F. On the 26th (Sat), you're off toDeath Valley National Park.

Things to do in Amargosa Valley

Wildlife Nature Parks

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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 see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from Amargosa Valley to Death Valley National Park takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Death Valley National Park are 91°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. You'll set off for Mammoth Lakes on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): explore the activities along Convict Lake, take a memorable drive along Tioga Rd, and then take an in-depth tour of Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument and then hike along Earthquake Fault.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes sightseeing site .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, you will find days in Mammoth Lakes are a bit cooler (74°F), and nights are much colder (38°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tioga Rd
Highlights from your plan
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument
Tioga Rd
Tioga Rd
Convict Lake ©
Convict Lake

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to Olmsted Point. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Mariposa Grove, then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in September, and nighttime lows around 38°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Groveland.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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Groveland

Groveland ©
Groveland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California. For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Groveland online attractions planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Groveland in 1.5 hours. In September, Groveland is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 86°F and lows of 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Groveland

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Columbia Candy Kitchen
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Pool ©
Rainbow Pool
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): stroll through Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to San Francisco fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Groveland to San Francisco by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Groveland in September, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (76°F), and nights are about the same (58°F). You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Fri) before leaving for Mill Valley.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muir Woods National Monument. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): get great views at Golden Gate View Point, then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mount Tamalpais State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Mill Valley trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from San Francisco to Mill Valley takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, Mill Valley is little chillier at night with lows of 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in Mill Valley

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Mount Tamalpais State Park ©
Mount Tamalpais State Park
Golden Gate View Point ©
Golden Gate View Point

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