20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Milan

1
night
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.
To find other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner .

Milan, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Milan to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In August, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Hollywood & Highland ©
Hollywood & Highland

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 3rd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and finally steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park planning tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Spring Mountains Visitor Center in Mount Charleston, approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 7th (Wed), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour and then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Page road trip site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Page in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Las Vegas to Page, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Page at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip planner .

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Page in August; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 36°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 9th (Fri), you're off toGrand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): get great views at Lookout Studio and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, then wander the streets of Old Town Scottsdale, and then see the interesting displays at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix tour planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix in 4 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Phoenix at 47°C and lows at 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church ©
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

6
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Embarcadero. Kids will appreciate attractions like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: stroll through La Jolla Cove, get to know the fascinating history of San Diego Bay Walk, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego tour itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Phoenix to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to San Diego. While traveling from Phoenix, expect cooler days and slightly colder nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier. Do your shopping at The Grove and Guitar Center. Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Explore Los Angeles further: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation builder .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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