20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Huntington Beach
— 5 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and Exploratorium. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Fort Funston National Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour builder website.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yosemite Museum Gallery and Ansel Adams Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online vacation maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Step out of the city life by going to Moro Rock Trail and General Grant Tree Trail. There's much more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park, steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, and identify plant and animal life at Grant Grove.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park route planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. In August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 41°C and lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Grant Grove ©
Grant Grove

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 24°C in Death Valley National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

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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 list of things to see and do now includes Hoover Dam Bypass, The Mob Museum, Blazin' Paddles, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Sat) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours · Nightlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience
Blazin' Paddles ©
Blazin' Paddles

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then get curious at California Science Center, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online vacation planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Bay
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. Shop till you drop at Toes on the Nose Surf Shop and Virga Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Huntington Dog Beach and Newport Beach. Explore Huntington Beach's surroundings by going to Victoria Beach (in Laguna Beach), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Old Town Temecula (in Temecula). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crystal Cove, take in the exciting artwork at Ruth Mayer Gallery, kick back and relax at Moonlight State Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Huntington Beach online attractions planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Huntington Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Oceanside Pier, Newport Beach, Moonlight State Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Moonlight State Beach ©
Moonlight State Beach

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