17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
Bluff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
End: Lisbon

3
nights
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 26th (Sun): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. On the next day, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Lisbon, Portugal to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Lisbon to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Lisbon in August, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

few
hours
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Monterey trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, and then examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History.

Plan trip to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Monterey to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. While traveling from Monterey, expect warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 15°C. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History

3
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.
On the 1st (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, and finally kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On the next day, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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 4th (Tue), take in a show at Hopi House, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

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 5th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Horseshoe Bend, admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam, and then kick back and relax at Lone Rock Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Page online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect Page to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lone Rock Beach, Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

1
night
Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. On the 7th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site, admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park, then admire all the interesting features of Moki Dugway, and finally make a trip to Mexican Hat Rock Formation. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at The Edge of the Cedars State Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Valley of the Gods.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bluff day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Page to Bluff takes 3 hours. Traveling from Page in September, things will get slightly colder in Bluff: highs are around 30°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bluff

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Blanding, Mexican Hat, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Valley of the Gods ©
Valley of the Gods

1
night
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area and then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Arches National Park trip app .

You can drive from Bluff to Arches National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bluff in September, expect nights in Arches National Park to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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night
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 10th (Mon), examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planning site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Arches National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Arches National Park in September, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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