17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Solvang
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Carmel
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Page
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
9
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
West Yellowstone
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
11
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): take a stroll through Union Square, then take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally wander the streets of The Castro.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planning app .

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 65°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in March, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 54°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Solvang.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

1
night
Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): admire the architecture and history at La Purisima State Historical Park, identify plant and animal life at Ostrich Land, then learn about winemaking at Fess Parker, then do a tasting at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, and finally stop by The Good Life.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Solvang online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Solvang by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, Solvang is slightly colder at night with lows of 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Solvang

Shopping Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Ostrich Land, La Purisima State Historical Park, Fess Parker, Sunstone Vineyards & Winery
Highlights from your plan
The Good Life ©
The Good Life
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery ©
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery
La Purisima State Historical Park ©
La Purisima State Historical Park

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel online holiday builder .

Getting from Solvang to Carmel by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Solvang in March, plan for slightly colder days in Carmel, with highs around 64°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Carmel

Historic Sites Beaches Wildlife

Side Trips

Cannery Row, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

2
nights
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.
On the 25th (Mon), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

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You can fly from Carmel to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Carmel in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 52°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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 27th (Wed), add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 57°F, while nights are cooler with lows around 23°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
On the 29th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, and then head outdoors with Wahweap Overlook.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March: high temperatures in Page hover around 65°F and lows are around 42°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Wahweap Overlook ©
Wahweap Overlook

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 30th (Sat), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Utah, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City road trip planner.

You can fly from Page to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Page in March, you will find days in Salt Lake City are a bit cooler (58°F), and nights are about the same (38°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Mangelsen Images of Nature, admire the masterpieces at National Museum of Wildlife Art, then do a tasting at Jackson Hole Winery, and finally examine the collection at Murie Centre.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole road trip tool .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Salt Lake City in March, things will get a bit cooler in Jackson Hole: highs are around 39°F and lows about 19°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Museums Wineries Shopping

Side Trip

Murie Centre
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Wildlife Art ©
National Museum of Wildlife Art
Mangelsen Images of Nature ©
Mangelsen Images of Nature
Jackson Hole Winery ©
Jackson Hole Winery

1
night
West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the activities along Madison River, hike along Purple Mountain Trail, then identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center, and finally get your game on at Madison Avenue Old Time Photos.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our West Yellowstone trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to West Yellowstone takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In March, daily temperatures in West Yellowstone can reach 37°F, while at night they dip to 17°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Purple Mountain Trail ©
Purple Mountain Trail
Madison River ©
Madison River

1
night
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, meet the residents at Bronx Zoo, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus from West Yellowstone to New York City in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from West Yellowstone to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from West Yellowstone in April, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (61°F), and nights are much warmer (45°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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