17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly
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San Diego
— 1 night
Drive
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Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive
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Morro Bay
— 1 night
Drive
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Carmel
— 1 night
Taxi
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Monterey
— 1 night
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker website.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 4 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sao Paulo in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Kolb Studio ©
Specialty Museum
Kolb Studio
4.6

1
night
Las Vegas

Sin City

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 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip app.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Museums
Highlights from your trip
The Strip ©
Must see
The Strip
4.1
The Mob Museum ©
Specialty Museum
The Mob Museum
4.5

1
night
San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in San Diego are much colder (29°C), and nights are slightly colder (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your trip
USS Midway Museum ©
Must see
USS Midway Museum
4.8
La Jolla Cove ©
Must see
La Jolla Cove
4.7

1
night
Anaheim

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim online trip builder.

You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip
Disneyland Park ©
Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2

1
night
Santa Monica

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 6th (Sat), view the masterpieces at Annenberg Community Beach House, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica trip builder.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Santa Monica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and tram; or do a combination of bus and tram. While traveling from Anaheim, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums · Beaches
Highlights from your trip

1
night
Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 7th (Sun), wander the streets of State Street Underpass, then steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, then explore the world behind art at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and finally take an in-depth tour of Santa Barbara Historical Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara planning site.

You can drive from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from Santa Monica in July, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip

1
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Morro Bay

Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. On the 8th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, then examine the collection at Morro Bay Skateboard Museum, and then kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Morro Bay route app.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Morro Bay in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Morro Bay sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Morro Bay Skateboard Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Morro Bay Skateboard Museum
4.7

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmel Mission, enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Carmel road trip app.

Drive from Morro Bay to Carmel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Morro Bay in July: highs in Carmel hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
Point Lobos ©
Must see
Point Lobos
4.9
Carmel Mission ©
Religious Site
Carmel Mission
4.5

1
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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, then enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, then make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge.

To find ratings and tourist information, you can read our Monterey driving holiday website.

Monterey is very close to Carmel. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Beaches · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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nights
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip website.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Vernal Fall ©
Must see
Vernal Fall
4.8
Panorama Trail ©
Hiking Trail
Panorama Trail
4.9

2
nights
Los Angeles

City of Angels

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 15th (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
The Getty Center ©
Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8
Griffith Observatory ©
Observatory
Griffith Observatory
4.6

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