19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  14​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  8​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Oslo

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nicholas Canyon Beach and El Matador State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Malibu (Zuma Beach, Carbon Beach, & more). Pack the 24th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary maker .

Oslo, Norway to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Oslo to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Oslo in August, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Carbon Beach ©
Carbon Beach

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Moonlight State Beach and Leoness Cellars. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Anaheim: Victoria Beach (in Laguna Beach), Vindemia Estate Winery (in Temecula) and Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge (in Big Bear Lake). Have a day of magic on the 27th (Tue) at Disneyland Park. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of The Packing House.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim trip planner .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Temecula, Moonlight State Beach, Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge, Victoria Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Leoness Cellars ©
Leoness Cellars
Moonlight State Beach ©
Moonlight State Beach

3
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore hidden gems such as Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Food Tours. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to The Strip, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and get lovey-dovey at Chapel of the Flowers.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Anaheim in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
The Strip ©
The Strip
Chapel of the Flowers Wedding Chapels ©

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 31st (Sat), see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online holiday builder .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 2nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon, and then don't miss a visit to Ashford Mill Ruins.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September, Death Valley National Park is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes
Ashford Mill Ruins ©
Ashford Mill Ruins

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. And it doesn't end there: walk around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, hike along Panorama Trail, and explore the striking landscape at North Dome.

Plan a Yosemite National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally wander the streets of Nob Hill. On the next day, take a stroll through Chinatown and then wander the streets of SoMa.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation maker website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

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