20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Phoenix
— 3 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

5
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planner .

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 (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
On the 21st (Wed), try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit planning app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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 23rd (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Go for a jaunt from Phoenix to Scottsdale to see Taliesin West about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Friendship Garden, identify plant and animal life at Desert Botanical Garden, and admire all the interesting features of Chase Field.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix journey planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get much hotter in Phoenix: highs are around 47°C and lows about 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Franciscan Renewal Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

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Getting from Phoenix to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in August: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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