22 days in California, Nevada & Arizona Itinerary

22 days in California, Nevada & Arizona Itinerary

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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Page
— 5 nights

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Kids will appreciate attractions like Yosemite, Tunnel View and Mariposa Grove. The adventure continues: hike along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online road trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Explore hidden gems such as Muir Woods National Monument and Musee Mecanique. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, visit Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Point Lobos, and then take in the views from Bixby Bridge. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Monterey trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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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.
Bring the kids along to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Titanic. Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Wynn Las Vegas. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with The Strip, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Monterey to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Monterey in July, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll explore and learn at Lowell Observatory and Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art. Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral Rock and Oak Creek Canyon. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Bearizona Wildlife Park (in Williams), Painted Desert (in Petrified Forest National Park) and Walnut Canyon National Monument (in Flagstaff). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock.

Find out how to plan Sedona trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Sedona in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get little chillier in Sedona: highs are around 39°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Flagstaff, Bearizona Wildlife Park, Painted Desert
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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Page

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bright Angel Trail and East Rim Drive. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Antelope Canyon. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon National Park (Bright Angel Point, Cape Royal, &more). There's still lots to do: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Page road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, daytime highs in Page are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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