20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 7th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and then see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. On the 8th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, then explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Curitiba, Brazil to Las Vegas is an approximately 21-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Curitiba to Las Vegas is minus 5 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Curitiba in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. On the 10th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: hike along Rim Trail, get interesting insight from Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

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 13th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online travel route planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
On the 15th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, observe the fascinating underwater world at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and then stroll through Mission Beach Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, then kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Breakwater. On the 18th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Monterey day trip tool.

Getting from San Diego to Monterey by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Diego in August; daily highs in Monterey reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Breakwater ©
Breakwater
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): hike along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally trek along Four Mile Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, trek along Wawona Meadow, and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Monterey in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. You'll explore and learn at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Musee Mecanique. Step out of San Francisco to go to Moss Beach and see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, which is approximately 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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