18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Merced
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
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Bishop
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Flagstaff
— Few hours
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Tusayan
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
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Kingman
— 1 night
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Oatman
— Few hours
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Joshua Tree National Park
— Few hours
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Palm Springs
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Santa Barbara
— Few hours
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Santa Maria
— 1 night
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Pebble Beach
— Few hours
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Monterey
— Few hours
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Santa Cruz
— 1 night
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St. Helena
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. August in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Merced.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Fort Point ©
Fort Point
Grace Cathedral ©
Grace Cathedral

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Merced

Merced
Merced is a city in, and the county seat of, Merced County in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Merced trip itinerary app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Merced in 2.5 hours. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Merced hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 20°C. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Merced

Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Nature

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Yosemite Falls as well as Glacier Point. On the 24th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point and then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park route planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Merced to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Merced in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Bishop.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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Bishop

Bishop ©
Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): view the masterpieces at Mountain Light Gallery.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Bishop trip planning tool.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Bishop by bus takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August; daily highs in Bishop reach 42°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Bishop

Shopping · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mountain Light Gallery ©
Mountain Light Gallery

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Bishop to Death Valley National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from Bishop in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Death Valley National Park. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Las Vegas

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 25th (Sun): admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio and then don't miss a visit to The Strip.

To see photos and more tourist information, read Las Vegas tour planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Strip Gun Club ©
Strip Gun Club

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Page

Page ©

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Antelope Canyon as well as Horseshoe Bend. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Page journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Page takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Page due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get slightly colder in Page: highs are around 39°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Flagstaff visit planning app.

Traveling by car from Page to Flagstaff takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in August: high temperatures in Flagstaff hover around 29°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 27th (Tue), you're off to Tusayan.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

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Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see the world from above with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Tusayan online travel planner.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Tusayan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Tusayan can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tusayan

Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters ©
Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary maker.

Grand Canyon National Park is very close to Tusayan. August in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to drive to Kingman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot

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Kingman

Kingman
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Find out how to plan Kingman trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Kingman takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Kingman to be somewhat warmer, temps between 41°C and 23°C. You'll set off for Oatman on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Kingman

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

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Oatman

Oatman
Oatman is a town in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 29th (Thu), see a world frozen in time at Oatman Ghost Town.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Oatman trip planner.

You can drive from Kingman to Oatman in an hour. Traveling from Kingman in August, things will get a bit warmer in Oatman: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. On the 29th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Oatman

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Oatman Ghost Town
Oatman Ghost Town

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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.
To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Joshua Tree National Park trip planner.

Getting from Oatman to Joshua Tree National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Oatman to Joshua Tree National Park. Traveling from Oatman in August, plan for little chillier nights in Joshua Tree National Park, with lows around 28°C. On the 29th (Thu), you're off to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs
For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Palm Springs trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Palm Springs takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in August, expect nights in Palm Springs to be about the same, around 31°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 49°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Palm Springs

Outdoors · Parks · Golf · Nature

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Los Angeles

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood, Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Venice Canals Walkway. Get a sense of the local culture at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Visit Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park and Hollywood Forever Cemetery for their historical value. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Americana at Brand.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from Palm Springs to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Palm Springs in August: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. You'll set off for Santa Barbara on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Venice Canals Walkway ©
Venice Canals Walkway
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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Santa Barbara

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip planning website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect Santa Barbara to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Santa Maria

Santa Maria
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Santa Maria trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Santa Maria in 1.5 hours. September in Santa Maria sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll travel to Pebble Beach.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach is an unincorporated community on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California. To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Pebble Beach online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santa Maria to Pebble Beach in 3 hours. Traveling from Santa Maria in September, expect nights in Pebble Beach to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. On the 3rd (Tue), you're off to Monterey.

Things to do in Pebble Beach

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Tours

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): make a trip to Lovers Point and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip app.

Monterey is very close to Pebble Beach. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Santa Cruz travel planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Cruz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Monterey in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Cruz: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. You will leave for St. Helena on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wineries

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
On the 4th (Wed), do a tasting at Herb Lamb Vineyards, then do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Vine Cliff Winery Tasting Room, and finally do a tasting at Trujillo Wines.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our St. Helena route planning site.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to St. Helena takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. When traveling from Santa Cruz in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in St. Helena: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Herb Lamb Vineyards ©
Herb Lamb Vineyards
Vine Cliff Winery Tasting Room ©
Vine Cliff Winery Tasting Room

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will appreciate Walt Disney Family Museum and Cable Car Museum. Explore San Francisco further: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of The Embarcadero, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions website.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. When traveling from St. Helena in September, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

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