21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly + Drive:  23​h 15​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Olympic Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
train:  30​min
8
Anaheim
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
9
Irvine
— 1 night
ferry:  2​h 15​min
10
Avalon
— 1 night
ferry:  1​h 15​min
11
Newport Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
12
Laguna Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
14
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
15
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h
End: Kuwait City

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Taft Point and Sentinel Dome. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and hike along Nevada Falls Loop.

To find more things to do and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -11 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Kuwait City in August: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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Olympic Valley

Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at West End Beach, then learn about winemaking at Truckee River Winery, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Olympic Valley route planning app .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Olympic Valley with the Route module. Expect little chillier evenings in Olympic Valley when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Truckee, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Truckee River Winery ©
Truckee River Winery

1
night
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 14th (Wed): stroll through Meeks Bay Beach, then kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach, and then stroll through Kiva Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip builder app .

You can drive from Olympic Valley to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Olympic Valley in August since evenings lows in South Lake Tahoe dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Meeks Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 15th (Thu), kick back and relax at China Beach, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Twin Peaks, contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

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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. On the 17th (Sat), enjoy the sand and surf at Avila Main Beach, then grab your bike and head to Bob Jones City to Sea Bike Trail, and then kick back and relax at Eldwaylen Ocean Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Pismo Beach day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Pismo Beach takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Pismo Beach: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Avila Beach

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 18th (Sun), stroll through Butterfly Beach, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, and then kick back and relax at Thousand Steps Beach.

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Traveling by car from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Butterfly Beach, Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Beach ©
Butterfly Beach
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©

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night
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 19th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

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Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Santa Barbara - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 20th (Tue), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

You can plan Anaheim trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In August, daytime highs in Anaheim are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Irvine.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

1
night
Irvine

Irvine ©
Irvine is a city in Orange County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bommer Canyon Trails, then hike along Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Irvine Regional Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Irvine online route planner .

Irvine is just a short distance from Anaheim. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Anaheim in August: highs in Irvine hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Avalon.

Things to do in Irvine

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Irvine Regional Park, Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
Highlights from your plan
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park ©
Whiting Ranch Wilderness Park
Bommer Canyon Trails ©
Bommer Canyon Trails
Irvine Regional Park ©
Irvine Regional Park

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night
Avalon

Avalon ©
Avalon is the only incorporated city on Santa Catalina Island of the California Channel Islands, and the southernmost city in Los Angeles County. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, examine the collection at Catalina Island Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Avalon journey planner .

Getting from Irvine to Avalon by ferry takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Avalon when traveling from Irvine in August, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to ride a ferry to Newport Beach.

Things to do in Avalon

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden ©
Wrigley Memorial & Botanic Garden

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Newport Beach

Newport Beach ©
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): kick back and relax at Little Corona Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at The Wedge, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina Park.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Newport Beach visit planner .

Traveling by ferry from Avalon to Newport Beach takes 1.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Newport Beach are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Little Corona Beach ©
Little Corona Beach
The Wedge ©
The Wedge

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Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach ©
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. On the 24th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Pacific Marine Mammal Center, then enjoy the sand and surf at Treasure Island Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Victoria Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Table Rock Beach.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Laguna Beach trip maker app .

Laguna Beach is just a short distance from Newport Beach. In August, daytime highs in Laguna Beach are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach
Pacific Marine Mammal Center ©
Pacific Marine Mammal Center

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Tahquitz Canyon and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Jacinto Mountain.

You can plan Palm Springs trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Laguna Beach to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from Laguna Beach in August, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Palm Springs: temperatures range from 49°C by day to 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon

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San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): stroll through Mission Beach Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Diego online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Palm Springs in August, plan for colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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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 28th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online driving holiday planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 29°C, while days are much warmer, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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