19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Laughlin
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus:  6​h 45​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Los Angeles National Cemetery, South Beach Park, Chinatown, and other attractions you added.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Laughlin.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Laughlin

Laughlin ©
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. On the 7th (Wed), try to win big at Aquarius Casino Resort, then take in the pleasant sights at Riverwalk, and then see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Laughlin itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Laughlin takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Laughlin hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Laughlin

Casinos Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Aquarius Casino Resort ©
Aquarius Casino Resort
Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Powell Point, Navajo Point, Walnut Canyon National Monument, and other attractions you added. On the 8th (Thu), hike along Bright Angel Point, take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon North Rim, then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, and finally get great views at Navajo Point. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, then explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then take an unorthodox tour of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and finally don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Flagstaff trip planner.

You can drive from Laughlin to Flagstaff in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Laughlin in August, with highs in Flagstaff at 29°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Sedona
Highlights from your plan
North Rim Visitor Center ©
North Rim Visitor Center
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

2
nights
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.
You've now added Bryce Point to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sat), take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and then get great views at Inspiration Point. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

Before you visit Bryce Canyon National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Flagstaff to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In August, daily temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

1
night
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, Hoover Dam, Bellagio Fountains, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning website .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tunnel Log, General Sherman Tree and Kings Canyon National Park. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, then make a trip to Tunnel Log, then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park, and finally examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planning site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 41°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tioga Rd as well as Half Dome. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Panorama Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip website .

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Tioga Rd
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Promenade as well as San Francisco Bay. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Lombard Street, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. On the 21st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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