18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Wawona
— 3 nights
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Lake Powell
— 1 day
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights

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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 15th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, visit Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then don't miss a visit to Book Passage, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and finally walk around Golden Gate Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a San Francisco vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Bremen, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bremen in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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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.
On the 17th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough 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
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wawona: Yosemite National Park (Washburn Point, Glacier Point, &more). There's lots more to do: trek along Mariposa Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow, admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, and get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Wawona planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Wawona. In April in Wawona, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 21st (Tue), trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Lake Powell road trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wawona to Lake Powell. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Wawona to Lake Powell due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Wawona, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Lake Powell, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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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.
On the 22nd (Wed), trek along Bright Angel Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Grandview Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Lake Powell to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Lake Powell in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Lake Havasu City.

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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 24th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Lake Havasu State Park, walk around Sara Park, and then walk around Rotary Community Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Lake Havasu City online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City in 4 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Lake Havasu City hover around 36°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Rotary Community Park ©
Rotary Community Park
Sara Park ©
Sara Park
Lake Havasu State Park ©
Lake Havasu State Park

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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 25th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Havasu City to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a shuttle. In April, Las Vegas is a bit cooler than Lake Havasu City - with highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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 27th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Darwin Falls and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Las Vegas in April since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Darwin Falls ©
Darwin Falls
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 28th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden and then stroll through Lost Palms Oasis Trail.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park visit website.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Joshua Tree National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in April since evenings lows in Joshua Tree National Park dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cholla Cactus Garden ©
Cholla Cactus Garden

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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 29th (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Getty Center, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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