22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— Few hours
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
3
San Simeon
— 1 night
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
9
Cody
— 2 nights
10
Cheyenne
— 1 night
11
Denver
— 1 night
12
Durango
— 1 night
13
Page
— 1 night
14
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
15
Phoenix
— 1 night
16
Los Angeles
— 1 night

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): browse the different shops at The Americana at Brand.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route builder app.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping

Side Trip

The Americana at Brand
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The Americana at Brand ©
The Americana at Brand

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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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in October; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll set off for San Simeon on the 5th (Sat).

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Wineries

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San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Hearst Ranch Winery, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Cambria Nursery and Florist, and then admire the majestic nature at Leffingwell Landing.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Simeon online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to San Simeon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in October, you will find days in San Simeon are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are a bit cooler (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Cambria
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Cambria Nursery and Florist ©
Cambria Nursery and Florist
Leffingwell Landing ©
Leffingwell Landing
Hearst Ranch Winery ©
Hearst Ranch Winery

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Golden Gate National Recreation Area.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Simeon to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from San Simeon in October, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (°C), and nights are a bit warmer (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Golden Gate National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate National Recreation Area ©
Golden Gate National Recreation Area

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, and then hike along Four Mile Trail.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip site.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (°C), and nights are cooler (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

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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 9th (Wed): enjoy some diversion at The Range 702. On the next day, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, thenbrowse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planning tool.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 17.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Range 702 ©
The Range 702
Food Tours
Dig This ©
Dig This

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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.
For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary website.

Drive from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Fairyland Loop Trail ©
Fairyland Loop Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Lewis Falls and then take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin. Keep things going the next day: get answers to all your questions at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center and then take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park online journey planner.

You can fly from Bryce Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, taxi, and shuttle. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Cody.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center ©
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser

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Cody

Cody ©
A genuine cowboy city, Cody is famous for its nightly rodeos and its proximity to the protected wilderness areas of the world's first national park, now designated as one of the country's World Heritage Sites.
On the 15th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at Whitney Western Art Museum and then learn more about the world around you at Draper Natural History Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Buffalo Bill State Park and then admire all the interesting features of Chief Joseph Hwy.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cody online journey planner.

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Cody in 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: high temperatures in Cody hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cheyenne.

Things to do in Cody

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Chief Joseph Hwy
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Buffalo Bill State Park ©
Buffalo Bill State Park
Draper Natural History Museum ©
Draper Natural History Museum
Whitney Western Art Museum ©
Whitney Western Art Museum

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Cheyenne

Cheyenne ©
Cheyenne is the capital and most populous city of the US state of Wyoming and the county seat of Laramie County. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Nelson Museum of the West, thenlook for gifts at The Wrangler, and then get lost in a book at Laramie County Library.

To find traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cheyenne road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Cody to Cheyenne takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Cheyenne, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Denver.

Things to do in Cheyenne

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Nelson Museum of the West ©
Nelson Museum of the West
Laramie County Library ©
Laramie County Library
Historic Governors' Mansion ©
Historic Governors' Mansion

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 18th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Center for Colorado Women's History at the Byers-Evans House and then pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Ghost Catholic Church.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Denver road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Cheyenne to Denver takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In October, daily temperatures in Denver can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Durango.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Holy Ghost Catholic Church ©
Holy Ghost Catholic Church

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Durango

Durango ©
Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
On the 19th (Sat), hike along The Colorado Trail and then enjoy some diversion at Durango Community Recreation Center.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Durango day trip website.

Getting from Denver to Durango by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Durango, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Durango

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Colorado Trail ©
The Colorado Trail
Durango Community Recreation Center ©
Durango Community Recreation Center

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam and then see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Page holiday planner.

Drive from Durango to Page in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In October, Page is a bit warmer than Durango - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Mon) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
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Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam ©
Glen Canyon Dam
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): get great views at Yaki Point and then make a trip to Powell Point.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park visit planning site.

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (°C), and nights are much colder (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.
Highlights from your plan
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Phoenix Police Museum, thensee the interesting displays at Martin Auto Museum, and then explore the galleries of Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix tour itinerary builder website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect Phoenix to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Phoenix Police Museum ©
Phoenix Police Museum
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson
Martin Auto Museum ©
Martin Auto Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Descanso Gardens and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Forest Lawn Memorial Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °C and lows reach °C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Descanso Gardens, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Vroman's Bookstore
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Descanso Gardens ©
Descanso Gardens
Forest Lawn Memorial Park ©
Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Vroman's Bookstore ©
Vroman's Bookstore

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