20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  18​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  5​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + subway + bus:  6​h 15​min
5
Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

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 8th (Wed), see the interesting displays 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, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

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Sao Paulo, Brazil to Las Vegas is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sao Paulo in July, things will get much hotter in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, stroll through Rim Trail, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner .

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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour 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
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Artists Dr and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin. On the next day, contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park road trip planning website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be much warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan. On the next day, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour planner .

Traveling by combination of car and 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 little chillier (33°C), and nights are colder (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Napa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

1
night
Napa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): do a tasting at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Napa day trip planning website .

Do a combination of car, flight, subway, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Napa in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 14°C in Napa. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Museums Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco visit planning site .

Drive from Napa to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmel Mission and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Carmel trip builder app .

Drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Carmel

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel Mission ©
Carmel Mission

1
night
Santa Barbara

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 indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip planner .

Getting from Carmel to Santa Barbara by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Carmel in July: highs in Santa Barbara hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

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

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and The Getty Center. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, have fun at California Science Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles online travel planner .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Barbara in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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