20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Napa
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 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.
On the 8th (Wed), examine the collection at The Mob Museum. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Las Vegas is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 5 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Sao Paulo in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 47°C and lows at 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bright Angel Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, cruise along East Rim Drive, and examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 34°C and lows at 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive
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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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 14th (Tue), explore and take pictures at Artists Dr and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 45°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Artists Dr
Artists Dr

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

Discover how to plan a Yosemite National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Napa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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Napa

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Napa attractions planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Yosemite National Park to Napa in 13.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July since evenings lows in Napa dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum

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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.
Family-friendly places like Alcatraz Island and Japanese Tea Garden will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll around Crissy Field.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip site.

You can drive from Napa to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Napa in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmel Mission and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Carmel travel route builder site.

Drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel Mission ©
Carmel Mission

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Santa Barbara trip planner.

You can drive from Carmel to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Carmel, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours · Wineries · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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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.
Bring the kids along to Universal Studios Hollywood and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, and engage your brain at California Science Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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