21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Oatman
— 1 day
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Page
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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New York City
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San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Get outdoors at Muir Woods National Monument and Lands End. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Marin Headlands, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning app.

Poznan, Poland to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Poznan to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Monterey.
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Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): head outdoors with Elkhorn Slough Safari, don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Monterey online visit planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Monterey are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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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 26th (Fri): get great views at Valley View, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yosemite National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Monterey to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. While traveling from Monterey, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 2 nights

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.
On the 27th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, then trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, and then don't miss a visit to General Sherman Tree. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls and then hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online journey planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 41°C and lows at 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure and then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing tool.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Oatman.
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Oatman — 1 day

Oatman is a town in the Black Mountains of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Cool Springs Station, then explore and take pictures at Sitgreaves Pass, and then see a world frozen in time at Oatman Ghost Town.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Oatman itinerary builder.

Drive from Las Vegas to Oatman in 2.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In August in Oatman, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 1 night

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker app.

Traveling by car from Oatman to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Oatman in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. You'll set off for Page on the 1st (Thu).
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Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Page tour planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 4 hours. In September, Page is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel to Monument Valley.
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Monument Valley — 1 night

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 1st (Thu), see Off-Road Tours and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Navajo National Monument.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley online trip planner.

Drive from Page to Monument Valley in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in September, things will get slightly colder in Monument Valley: highs are around 32°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to San Diego.
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San Diego — 2 nights

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 3rd (Sat), get outside with Outdoor Activities, buy something for everyone on your list at Fashion Valley, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, then kick back and relax at Moonlight State Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of San Diego Bay Walk.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to San Diego takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, San Diego is a bit warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.
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Death Valley National Park — 1 day

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 5th (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park road trip site.

You can drive from San Diego to Death Valley National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are a bit cooler (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

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 6th (Tue): browse the different shops at The Americana at Brand, examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to fly to New York City.
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New York City — 2 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Shop till you drop at SoHo and Chelsea Market. Get outdoors at Speed Boats Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, wander the streets of Dumbo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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