22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Redwood National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Boston

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and The Neon Museum. Do your shopping at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge (in Alamo). Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring the stark beauty of Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take an in-depth tour of Titanic.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour itinerary builder .

Boston to Las Vegas is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in October, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 82°F and lows about 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge ©
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown

4
nights
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.
Do your shopping at Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi House. Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. On the 12th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: trek along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, stop by Lookout Studio, and contemplate the long history of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 31°F, while days are little chillier, around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Step out of the city life by going to Borrego Palm Canyon Nature Trail and Ryan Mountain. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Salvation Mountain and 29 Palms Art Gallery. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Schoolhouse Museum (in Twentynine Palms) and Borrego Springs (Borrego Art Institute & Hellhole Canyon Trail).

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park trip builder website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park in 6.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Joshua Tree National Park: temperatures range from 84°F by day to 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Borrego Springs, Twentynine Palms, Salvation Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Salvation Mountain ©
Salvation Mountain
Hellhole Canyon Trail ©
Hellhole Canyon Trail
Ryan Mountain ©
Ryan Mountain

5
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Shop till you drop at Trinidad Art Gallery and Arcata Farmers' Market. Step out of the city life by going to Lone Ranch Beach and Trinidad State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Samoa Dunes Recreation Area (in Samoa), Klamath (Yurok Country Visitor Center, Trees of Mystery, & more) and Arcata Marsh and Wildlife Sanctuary (in Arcata). Spend the 21st (Mon) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Big Lagoon County Park, learn about winemaking at Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room, make a trip to Trinidad Memorial Lighthouse, and see the interesting displays at Trinidad Museum.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park road trip planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Joshua Tree National Park to Redwood National Park. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in October, you will find days in Redwood National Park are much colder (64°F), and nights are a bit cooler (47°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Trinidad, Klamath, Arcata, Lone Ranch Beach, Samoa Dunes Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Trees of Mystery ©
Trees of Mystery
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Lone Ranch Beach ©
Lone Ranch Beach

4
nights
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Silver Strand Beach and Wood's Cove. Head to Third Street Promenade and The Grovefor plenty of shopping. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve (in Carpinteria), San Buenaventura State Beach (in Ventura) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary builder app .

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Los Angeles with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Redwood National Park in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 82°F and lows at 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, San Buenaventura State Beach, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Third Street Promenade, Silver Strand Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©

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