20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  17​h
1
Carlsbad
— 1 night
+3
train + bus + Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Prescott
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Beatty
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Kernville
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Atascadero
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Half Moon Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
11
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Carlsbad

Carlsbad
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Carlsbad day trip planning website .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Carlsbad is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Carlsbad, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in April: high temperatures in Carlsbad hover around 23°C and lows are around 10°C. You will leave for Prescott on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Carlsbad

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

4
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Step out of the city life by going to Bell Rock and Oak Creek Canyon. Visit Montezuma Castle National Monument and Downtown Historic Area for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Sedona (Cathedral Rock & Devil's Bridge Trail) and Raku Gallery (in Jerome).

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Prescott trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Carlsbad to Prescott takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Carlsbad to Prescott, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Prescott when traveling from Carlsbad in April, with lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Prescott

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Sedona, Raku Gallery, Montezuma Castle National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Prescott to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Prescott in April: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C and lows are around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Kanab.

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
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Kaibab National Forest and then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Old Paria and then take in breathtaking views at Buckskin Gulch.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Kanab trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Kanab takes 4 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, things will get a bit warmer in Kanab: highs are around 24°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kanab

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Kaibab National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Buckskin Gulch ©
Buckskin Gulch
Old Paria ©
Old Paria

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas journey builder website .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Kanab to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Kanab in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 31°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Beatty.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Titanic ©
Titanic
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

1
night
Beatty

Beatty ©
Beatty is an unincorporated town along the Amargosa River in Nye County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Beatty Museum & Historical Society, see the interesting displays at Goldwell Open Air Museum, and then stop by Death Valley Nut & Candy.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Beatty trip planning website .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Beatty in 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect Beatty to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Kernville.

Things to do in Beatty

#Museums, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Beatty Museum & Historical Society ©
Beatty Museum & Historical Society
Goldwell Open Air Museum ©
Goldwell Open Air Museum
Death Valley Nut & Candy ©
Death Valley Nut & Candy

few
hours
Kernville

Kernville
Kernville is a census-designated place (CDP) in the southern Sierra Nevada, in Kern County, California, United States. To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Kernville day trip site .

You can drive from Beatty to Kernville in 4 hours. In May in Kernville, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. You'll set off for Atascadero on the 1st (Tue).

Things to do in Kernville

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

1
night
Atascadero

Atascadero ©
Atascadero is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, about equidistant from Los Angeles and San Francisco on U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): do a tasting at Veris Cellars, then do a tasting at Venteux Vineyards, and then do a tasting at Jack Creek Celllars.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Atascadero trip maker website .

You can drive from Kernville to Atascadero in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Kernville in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Atascadero, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Atascadero

#Wineries

Side Trip

Templeton
Highlights from your plan
Venteux Vineyards ©
Venteux Vineyards
Jack Creek Celllars ©
Jack Creek Celllars

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 3rd (Thu), kick back and relax at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach and then kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planner .

Getting from Atascadero to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Atascadero in May: highs in Monterey hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Half Moon Bay.

Things to do in Monterey

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

1
night
Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay is a coastal city in San Mateo County, California, United States. On the 5th (Sat), kick back and relax at Pomponio State Beach and then kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Half Moon Bay road trip planning tool .

Drive from Monterey to Half Moon Bay in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Half Moon Bay are 18°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Half Moon Bay

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Pomponio State Beach ©
Pomponio State Beach

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Twin Peaks, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary website .

Drive from Half Moon Bay to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Half Moon Bay in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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