21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+3
bus + Fly + bus + taxi:  12​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
9
Los Angeles
— Few hours
End: Los Angeles

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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 11th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Slovakia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
On your second day here, admire the striking features of Marston House Museum and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas sightseeing website .

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday site .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

3
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 Panorama Trail and Glacier Point. There's lots more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock, then explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy, and then contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Kings Canyon National Park.

Find out how to plan Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by bus takes about 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 43°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Union Square or Ferry Building Marketplace. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Exploratorium and Fisherman's Wharf. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to The Embarcadero, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco route maker website .

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit cooler, around 16°C, while days are colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 29th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos. Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Monterey trip itinerary builder .

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Monterey are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 31st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

few
hours
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Monterey to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Monterey in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. You will leave for home on the 31st (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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