21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Stockholm
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
+3
Fly + foot + bus + Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Stockholm

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation planning site .

Stockholm, Sweden to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Stockholm to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stockholm in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are much warmer (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 13th (Fri), get great views at Fairyland Point, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Paria View, explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight, bus, and car from Los Angeles to Bryce Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

5
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. Expect little chillier evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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