19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Merced
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Wawona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h
8
Hatch
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 15​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
10
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Copenhagen

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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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary maker app .

Copenhagen, Denmark to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. August in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive 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, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz road trip site .

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. In August, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 7th (Wed), you're off toMerced.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Parks 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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Yosemite, get engrossed in the history at Merced County Courthouse Museum, and then do a tasting at Vista Ranch and Cellars.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Merced trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Santa Cruz to Merced in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Santa Cruz in August, you will find days in Merced are warmer (41°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Wawona.

Things to do in Merced

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

3
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Wawona is known for nature and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, get great views at Half Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Wawona attractions planner.

You can drive from Merced to Wawona in 2 hours. August in Wawona sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

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

1
night
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 12th (Mon), trek along Earthquake Fault, then explore the striking landscape 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, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes tour itinerary app .

You can drive from Wawona to Mammoth Lakes in 3 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Wawona in August: highs in Mammoth Lakes hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Convict Lake ©
Convict Lake
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument
Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): get in on the family fun 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 get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route tool .

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August, plan for much hotter nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to 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
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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. To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Pismo Beach trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Los Angeles to Pismo Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Pismo Beach reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 15th (Thu), you'll travel to Hatch.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wineries Outdoors Tours

1
day
Hatch

Hatch ©
Hatch is a village in Doña Ana County, New Mexico, United States. On the 16th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Hatch Chile Express and then stop by Hatch Chile Sales.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Hatch online travel route builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Pismo Beach to Hatch. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Pismo Beach to Hatch. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Pismo Beach in August; daily highs in Hatch reach 38°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time 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), take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, then don't miss a visit to Powell Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool .

You can drive from Hatch to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Hatch in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

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 stroll around Rotary Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Lake Havasu City trip itinerary tool .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City in 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City is minus 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Lake Havasu City at 49°C and lows at 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough 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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino and then wander the streets of The Strip.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Lake Havasu City to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Lake Havasu City in August, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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