20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
3
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
5
Flagstaff
— 1 night
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights

3
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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 Bixby Bridge as well as Lake Berryessa. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Explore hidden gems such as VJB Cellars and Fort Point. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Mumm Napa in Rutherford, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, examine the collection at de Young Museum, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online attractions planner.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Brisbane in May, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mumm Napa, Lake Berryessa, VJB Cellars, Marin Headlands, Bixby Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
VJB Cellars ©
VJB Cellars

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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection. Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Historic Route 66 Museum in Kingman (about 1h 55 min away). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, stop by The LINQ Promenade, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Willow Beach, Historic Route 66 Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection

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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.
You've now added The Subway to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zion National Park and Kayenta Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Zion Shuttle and Riverside Walk. When in Zion National Park, make a side trip to see David J West Gallery in Springdale, approximately Springdale away. There's still lots to do: explore the landscape on two wheels at Pa'rus Trail, stroll through Watchman Trail, and hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Zion National Park travel planning app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

David J West Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Zion Shuttle ©
Zion Shuttle
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail

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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.
Havasupai Falls has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Havasupai Falls, hike along Bright Angel Trail, and then trek along South Kaibab Trail. Keep things going the next day: stroll around Indian Garden, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Powell Point.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning app.

Take a shuttle from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in May, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Havasupai Falls
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): examine the collection at Museum of Northern Arizona, explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, thenview the masterpieces at Northern Arizona University, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Mother Road Brewing Company.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Flagstaff route website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. May in Flagstaff sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Museum of Northern Arizona ©
Museum of Northern Arizona
Northern Arizona University ©
Northern Arizona University

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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 Skateboarding Hall of Fame and Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Newport Beach and 1,000 Steps Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and The Broad. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and catch a movie at California Science Center.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Flagstaff to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Flagstaff in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 18th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Skateboarding Hall of Fame and Museum, 1,000 Steps Beach, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Newport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
The Broad ©
The Broad