22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
3
Monterey
— 2 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
5
Santa Monica
— 1 night
6
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
8
Palm Springs
— 1 night
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
11
New Orleans
— 1 night

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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.
Here are some ideas for day two: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, thentake in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then trek along Fountain Paint Pot.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Yellowstone National Park. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from London in November; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, thentake in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu): buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, get curious at Exploratorium, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning site.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, things will get much warmer in San Francisco: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop. On the 24th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, thenhike along Partington Cove, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in November, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Big Sur
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

2
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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 25th (Sun): make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape of Elizabeth Lake.

Plan trip to Yosemite National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Monterey to Yosemite National Park by combination of taxi and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. When traveling from Monterey in November, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica day trip planning app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Santa Monica by bus takes about 14 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: highs in Santa Monica hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Los Angeles
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): wander the streets of State Street Underpass, thencontemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, thengrab your bike and head to Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, and finally look for gifts at Chocolate Maya.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip builder.

Getting from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from Santa Monica in November, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Chocolate Maya ©
Chocolate Maya

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. On your second day here, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to San Diego takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Santa Barbara in November, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
On the 1st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, delve into the distant past at Indian Canyons, thentake an in-depth tour of Palm Springs Air Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Tennis Club District.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Palm Springs online trip maker.

Drive from San Diego to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Diego in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Palm Springs, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Mather Point and Grand Canyon South Rim. There's still lots to do: trek along Rim Trail, stop by Lookout Studio, and take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find out how to plan a trip to Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In December, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Palm Springs - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel 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.
On the 5th (Wed), try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, thentake an in-depth tour of Titanic, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, thenshop like a local with The Strip, thensee the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

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Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic

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New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, thenbrush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Royal Street. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, thenget to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and then steep yourself in history at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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