22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Las Vegas
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Death Valley Junction
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Bishop
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
San Diego
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Palm Springs
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
Boulder City
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
13
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Las Vegas

3
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've now added Grand Adventures Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's extreme beauty at Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery and then take a memorable tour with Grand Adventures Tours.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip tool .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are McCarran International Airport and Laughlin Bullhead International Airport. August in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Death Valley Junction.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Grand Adventures Tours ©
Grand Adventures Tours
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

1
day
Death Valley Junction

Death Valley Junction ©
Death Valley Junction is a tiny Mojave Desert community in unincorporated community Inyo County, California, at the intersection of SR 190 and SR 127, just east of Death Valley National Park. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Funeral Mountains, take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Death Valley Junction journey maker tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley Junction by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 24°C in Death Valley Junction. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Bishop.

Things to do in Death Valley Junction

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Death Valley National Park
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Funeral Mountains ©
Funeral Mountains

1
night
Bishop

Bishop
Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Bishop itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Death Valley Junction to Bishop takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Death Valley Junction in August, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Bishop. You will leave for South Lake Tahoe on the 11th (Sun).

Things to do in Bishop

Parks Outdoors Trails

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Baldwin Beach and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Bishop to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Bishop in August, things will get slightly colder in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 32°C and lows about 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Emerald Bay State Park, Sand Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

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.
You've now added Yosemite Valley Floor Tour to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Glacier Point. There's still lots to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, and look for gifts at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip tool .

You can take a bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online holiday planner .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (17°C). On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Monterey trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Monterey sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 18th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Partington Cove.

Discover how to plan a Big Sur trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Monterey to Big Sur by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Mountains. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Ballona Wetlands, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Getting from Big Sur to Los Angeles by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Big Sur in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

1
day
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 the 23rd (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planning app .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Indian Canyons, then relax in the rural setting at Sam Cobb Farms, and then take in the awesome beauty at San Jacinto Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Oak Glen Preserve and then look for all kinds of wild species at Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Palm Springs road trip planner .

Getting from San Diego to Palm Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for much hotter days in Palm Springs, with highs around 49°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Boulder City.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Big Bear Alpine Zoo at Moonridge, Oak Glen Preserve, Sam Cobb Farms
Highlights from your plan
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Oak Glen Preserve ©
Oak Glen Preserve
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons

few
hours
Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoover Dam. On the 26th (Mon), admire the engineering at Hoover Dam and then take in the views from Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Boulder City trip maker tool .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Boulder City in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Palm Springs in August; daily highs in Boulder City reach 44°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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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 27th (Tue): get great views at Mather Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Boulder City to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Boulder City in August, things will get cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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