19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
3
Merced
— 1 night
4
Wawona
— 3 nights
5
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
7
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
8
Hatch
— 1 day
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
10
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Alcatraz Island, walk around Lincoln Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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 find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Santa Cruz tour planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Santa Cruz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Santa Cruz sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 7th (Wed), you'll travel to Merced.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

1
night
Merced

Merced ©
Merced is a city in, and the county seat of, Merced County in the San Joaquin Valley of Central California. On the 8th (Thu), explore the activities along Lake Yosemite, take an in-depth tour of Merced County Courthouse Museum, and then learn about winemaking at Vista Ranch.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Merced holiday maker website.

Getting from Santa Cruz to Merced by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Santa Cruz in August, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Merced: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can go by car to Wawona.

Things to do in Merced

Nature · Parks · Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Lake Yosemite ©
Lake Yosemite
Merced County Courthouse Museum ©
Merced County Courthouse Museum
Vista Ranch ©
Vista Ranch

3
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Venture out of the city with trips to Yosemite National Park (Sentinel Dome, Glacier Point, &more).

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Wawona trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Merced to Wawona takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in August, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): stroll through Earthquake Fault, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument, then get engrossed in the history at Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin, and finally explore the activities along Convict Lake.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes itinerary planner.

You can drive from Wawona to Mammoth Lakes in 3 hours. When traveling from Wawona in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Convict Lake ©
Convict Lake
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument
Earthquake Fault ©
Earthquake Fault

2
nights
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 13th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Getty Center and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can drive to Pismo Beach.

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
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Pismo Beach trip maker.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Pismo Beach in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, Pismo Beach is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C. You'll set off for Hatch on the 15th (Thu).

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks

1
day
Hatch

Hatch ©
Hatch is a village in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): experience rural life at Hatch Chile Express and then stop by Hatch Chile Sales.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hatch trip builder site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pismo Beach to Hatch. Traveling from Pismo Beach to Hatch, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Pismo Beach in August: high temperatures in Hatch hover around 38°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Hatch

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hatch Chile Sales ©
Hatch Chile Sales
Hatch Chile Express ©
Hatch Chile Express

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.
On the 17th (Sat), get great views at Lipan Point, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail, then make a trip to Powell Point, and then take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel planning site.

Getting from Hatch to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hatch in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough 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
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): walk around London Bridge Beach and then walk around Rotary Community Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Lake Havasu City trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City takes 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get much warmer in Lake Havasu City: highs are around 49°C and lows about 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Rotary Community Park ©
Rotary Community Park
London Bridge Beach ©
London Bridge Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Lake Havasu City to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or take a shuttle. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Lake Havasu City in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · 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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