21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 day
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Yuba City
— 1 night
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Folsom
— 1 night
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
5
Reno
— 1 night
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Carson City
— Few hours
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Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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Modesto
— 1 night
10
Monterey
— 1 night
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Pismo Beach
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
13
Palm Springs
— 1 night
14
Phoenix
— 1 night
15
Williams
— 1 night
16
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
17
Seligman
— 1 night
18
Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park
— 1 day
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

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Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yuba City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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Yuba City

Yuba City ©
Yuba City is a city in Northern California and the county seat of Sutter County, California, United States. On the 5th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sutter Bike Trail, take an in-depth tour of Community Memorial Museum, and then get outside with Sutter Buttes.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yuba City planning website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yuba City takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yuba City, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Folsom.

Things to do in Yuba City

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sutter Buttes ©
Sutter Buttes
Community Memorial Museum ©
Community Memorial Museum

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Folsom

Folsom ©
Folsom is an affluent city in Sacramento County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Folsom History Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at The Darrington Mountain Bike Trail, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Natoma.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Folsom road trip website.

You can drive from Yuba City to Folsom in 1.5 hours. In September in Folsom, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Folsom

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lake Natoma ©
Lake Natoma

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Tallac Historic Site, thenexplore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, and then trek along Mt. Tallac Trail.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our South Lake Tahoe online trip planner.

Getting from Folsom to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 2 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Folsom in September: high temperatures in South Lake Tahoe hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Reno.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site

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Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at National Automobile Museum and then take an unorthodox tour of Reno Air Racing Association.

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You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Reno in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from South Lake Tahoe in September, with highs in Reno at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Carson City.

Things to do in Reno

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Automobile Museum ©
National Automobile Museum
Reno Air Racing Association ©
Reno Air Racing Association

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Carson City

Carson City
Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson. To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Carson City sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Reno to Carson City in an hour. Traveling from Reno in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Carson City, with lows of °C. On the 8th (Wed), you'll travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Carson City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): hike along Mammoth Crest Trail, thenstroll through Earthquake Fault, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes travel website.

Traveling by car from Carson City to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Carson City in September; daily highs in Mammoth Lakes reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Outdoors Tours Trails
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Earthquake Fault ©
Earthquake Fault

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, thenexplore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online road trip planner.

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 3.5 hours. September in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Modesto.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Modesto

Modesto ©
Modesto, officially the City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Great Valley Museum, thenget to know the fascinating history of Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, thenget engrossed in the history at McHenry Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at McHenry Mansion.

To find traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Modesto online attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Modesto with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Modesto are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are much hotter (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Modesto

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
McHenry Mansion ©
McHenry Mansion
Great Valley Museum ©
Great Valley Museum
McHenry Museum ©
McHenry Museum

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, thenget to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and finally admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Monterey road trip planning site.

You can drive from Modesto to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Modesto in September: highs in Monterey hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at New Life Community Church, walk around Margo Dodd Park, thenkick back and relax at Eldwaylen Ocean Park, and finally walk around Dinosaur Caves Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Pismo Beach online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Pismo Beach takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in September: highs in Pismo Beach hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Historic Sites Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Margo Dodd Park ©
Margo Dodd Park
New Life Community Church ©
New Life Community Church
Dinosaur Caves Park ©
Dinosaur Caves Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Pismo Beach in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

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

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
On the 15th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon, admire the striking features of Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway, make a trip to Frey House II, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Jacinto Mountain, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Theresa Church.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Palm Springs travel route planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Palm Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in Palm Springs hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway ©
Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway

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Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 16th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Palm Springs to Phoenix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs to Phoenix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Phoenix are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

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Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
On the 17th (Fri), let little ones run wild at Big Toy Playground, play a few rounds at Elephant Rocks at Williams, thenstop by Thunder Eagle Native Art, and finally take in breathtaking views at Sycamore Canyon.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Williams trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Williams takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, Williams is colder than Phoenix - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Big Toy Playground ©
Big Toy Playground
Thunder Eagle Native Art ©
Thunder Eagle Native Art
Elephant Rocks at Williams ©
Elephant Rocks at Williams

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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.
On the 18th (Sat), stroll through Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Williams to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Seligman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Seligman

Seligman ©
Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. On the 19th (Sun), look for gifts at Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center and then see the interesting displays at Return to the 50s.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Seligman day trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Seligman takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Seligman

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Return to the 50s ©
Return to the 50s

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Casino at the MGM Grand, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, thenenjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Seligman to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and shuttle; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Seligman in September, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Grand Teton National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Grand Teton National Park at °C and lows at °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then appreciate the extensive heritage of S Rim Trail.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail

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