19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Big Sur
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Japanese Tea Garden and California Academy of Sciences. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Google Android Lawn Statues (in Mountain View) and Stanford University (in Palo Alto). There's much more to do: stroll around Golden Gate Park, make a trip to Haight Street, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and take a stroll through The Castro.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco route planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tel Aviv in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Google Android Lawn Statues, Stanford University
Highlights from your plan
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass. On your second day here, get great views at Washburn Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Moran Point, hike along Rim Trail, and get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park online trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -1°C. On the 11th (Fri), you're off toLake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Ticaboo Canyon and then stroll through Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Lake Powell trip maker .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell in 6 hours. While traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Lake Powell, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Outdoors Nature

few
hours
Zion National Park

Zion National Park
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Zion National Park trip simple and quick.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lake Powell to Zion National Park. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Lake Powell in October since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 2°C. On the 12th (Sat), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

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 12th (Sat): get your game on at The Roller Coaster and then have fun at Gun Garage.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zion National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Partington Cove, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, then kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Sur online holiday builder .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Big Sur takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect Big Sur to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

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 15th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of the Pacific, then brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61, and then take in the dramatic natural features at White Point. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Terminal Island Japanese Memorial, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cabrillo Marine Aquarium, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Royal Palms State Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation maker .

You can fly from Big Sur to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Big Sur in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Aquarium of the Pacific
Highlights from your plan
Aquarium of the Pacific ©
Aquarium of the Pacific
Royal Palms State Beach ©
Royal Palms State Beach
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium ©
Cabrillo Marine Aquarium

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld San Diego.

For other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online vacation planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in San Diego, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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