19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner

Make it your trip
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly
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Calistoga
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Tahoe City
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Fresno
— 1 night
Drive
7
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Death Valley Junction
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles

— 3 nights

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Lancaster (Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve & Civic Musical Road). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Broad, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, examine the collection at The Nethercutt Collection, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour planner.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can fly to Calistoga.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Calistoga

— 2 nights
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa, then learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, then learn about winemaking at VGS Chateau Potelle, and finally awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Von Strasser Family of Wines, then do a tasting at Vincent Arroyo Winery, and then learn about winemaking at Summers Winery.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Calistoga road trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Calistoga in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, Calistoga is a bit cooler at night with lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries · Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Chinatown, The Castro, Walt Disney Family Museum, and other attractions. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, then see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally stop by The Castro.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online tour planner.

You can drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Calistoga in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to fly to Tahoe City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Nature

Tahoe City

— 2 nights
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the activities along Lake Tahoe, then take an in-depth tour of Gatekeeper's Museum, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Truckee River Bike Trail, and finally stroll through Tahoe City - South/North Trailheads. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Cross Country, get great views at Stateline Fire Lookout, then trek along Tahoe Meadows Trail, and finally go for a stroll along the water at North Tahoe Marina.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Tahoe City attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Tahoe City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Tahoe City to be cooler, around -4°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 1 night
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.
El Capitan has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get great views at Valley View and then contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, and finally take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Tahoe City to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Fresno.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks

Fresno

— 1 night
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fresno travel route planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Fresno in 3 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you will find days in Fresno are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much warmer (13°C). You'll set off for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Fresno

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Nightlife

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 1 night

A Land of Giants

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.
Tunnel Log has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, then make a trip to Tunnel Log, then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and finally stroll through General Grant Tree Trail.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker website.

You can drive from Fresno to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. April in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Death Valley Junction.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Trails

Death Valley Junction

Death Valley Junction is a tiny Mojave Desert community in unincorporated community Inyo County, California, at the intersection of SR 190 and SR 127, just east of Death Valley National Park. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Shoshone Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley Junction trip planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley Junction in 8 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Death Valley Junction can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley Junction

Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Thu): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation planner.

You can drive from Death Valley Junction to Las Vegas in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Death Valley Junction in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in Las Vegas. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Tours · Museums

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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 30th (Sat), stroll through Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: trek along Hermit Trail, then trek along Hermit Trail, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Lookout Studio.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Napa Valley travel guide

4.4
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

4.2
Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.