18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: George Town, Grand Cayman
Fly:  8​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: George Town, Grand Cayman

6
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoover Dam as well as Fremont Street Experience. For shopping fun, head to The Strip or Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Change things up with a short trip to Little Finland in Mesquite (about 1h 35 min away). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas journey maker tool .

George Town, Cayman Islands to Las Vegas is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from George Town to Las Vegas. While traveling from George Town, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Little Finland
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 24th (Fri), get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online tour itinerary planner .

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. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, Death Valley National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

2
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Mono Lake County Park, then stroll through Parker Lake Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Gull Lake. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Hot Creek Fish Hatchery and then look for all kinds of wild species at McGee Creek.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes day trip planner .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, you will find days in Mammoth Lakes are little chillier (32°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

June Lake, Mono Lake County Park
Highlights from your plan
Gull Lake ©
Gull Lake
Mono Lake County Park ©
Mono Lake County Park

2
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Step out of the city life by going to Sentinel Dome and El Capitan. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, trek along Four Mile Trail, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

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

Traveling by bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park takes 2 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Guerneville to see Armstrong Redwood State Reserve about 1h 40 min away. There's more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Nature Parks

Side Trip

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Union Square ©
Union Square

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