19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route builder

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
2
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + bus:  3​h 30​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
bus:  4​h 45​min
6
Bishop
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
12
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
End: Los Angeles

few
hours
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.
To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder website .

Amsterdam, Holland to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Los Angeles. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Amsterdam - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. You will leave for Bakersfield on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Bakersfield trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Bakersfield takes 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get a bit warmer in Bakersfield: highs are around 44°C and lows about 27°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Outdoors Tours

1
night
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 24th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Thu): take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf and then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Bakersfield to San Francisco. Expect colder weather when traveling from Bakersfield in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, then contemplate the long history of Vikingsholm, and then try to win big at Harveys Casino.

Take the guesswork out of planning a South Lake Tahoe vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Casinos Nature Parks

Side Trips

Emerald Bay State Park, Harveys Casino
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Bishop.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center ©

1
night
Bishop

Bishop
Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bishop trip builder app .

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Bishop takes 5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with highs in Bishop at 43°C and lows at 17°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Bishop

Parks Outdoors Nature

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 28th (Sun), ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio and then shop like a local with The Strip. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

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

Traveling by car from Bishop to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Bishop in July, Las Vegas is much warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and then get great views at Inspiration Point.

Start your trip to Bryce Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 32°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip maker site .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: highs in Page hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
night
Monument Valley

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. For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley trip itinerary app .

Getting from Page to Monument Valley by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in August, with highs in Monument Valley at 36°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): trek along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): get great views at Mather Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. On the 4th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon and then make a trip to Palm Canyon Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Indian Canyons, then walk around Michael S Wolfson Park, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Jacinto Mountain.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Palm Springs trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Palm Springs in 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Palm Springs. In August, Palm Springs is much warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 49°C and lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Michael S Wolfson Park
Highlights from your plan
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). See even more of Los Angeles: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and admire the striking features of Watts Towers.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planner .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are cooler (34°C), and nights are slightly colder (22°C). On the 10th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

Similar Plans

21 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM GERMANY May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, teens, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in San Diego, San Francisco & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM BELGIUM July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 56 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans