20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Naples
Fly:  18​h
1
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  17​h 15​min
End: Naples

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of King William Historic District, take in the history at Mission Espada, take in the history at Mission San Juan, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and finally hike along The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): take a stroll through Southtown, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, then admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, and finally get in on the family fun at Six Flags Fiesta Texas.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner .

Naples, Italy to San Antonio is an approximately 18-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Naples to San Antonio. When traveling from Naples in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Antonio: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in San Antonio

Historic Sites Theme Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Mission Concepcion ©
Mission Concepcion

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at Battlefield Colorado, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, then take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Colorado City Historic District.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Colorado Springs road trip planning website .

You can fly from San Antonio to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from San Antonio in August, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Colorado Springs: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo ©
Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, soothe aching muscles at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens, then wander the streets of Canyon Road, then make a trip to Liquid Light Glass, and finally ponder the world of politics at New Mexico Legislature.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip planning site .

Getting from Colorado Springs to Santa Fe by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. August in Santa Fe sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens ©
Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tusayan Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Spend the 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, make a trip to Powell Point, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and get great views at Lipan Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in August, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at New York New York Casino, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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 Disneyland Park and Will Rogers State Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. It doesn't end there: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Bring the kids along to Wine Tours & Tastings and California Academy of Sciences. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Marina District, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planning site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Tours Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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