22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sofia
Fly:  42​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
San Bernardino
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Santa Rosa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
San Jose
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
11
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
12
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sofia

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood. You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Plan my day in Los Angeles using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Sofia, Bulgaria to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Sofia to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sofia in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 17°C. On the 26th (Tue), you're off toSan Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
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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.
On the 25th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Diego holiday maker .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in San Diego sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 19°C at night. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Bernardino.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

1
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San Bernardino

San Bernardino ©
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire"). Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at San Bernardino National Forest, then examine the collection at Original McDonald's Site and Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heart Rock Trail.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Bernardino trip planner .

You can drive from San Diego to San Bernardino in 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in May, expect nights in San Bernardino to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Heart Rock Trail
Highlights from your plan
San Bernardino National Forest ©
San Bernardino National Forest
Heart Rock Trail ©
Heart Rock Trail
Original McDonald's Site and Museum ©

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 30th (Sat), take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek and then explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from San Bernardino to Death Valley National Park in 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Death Valley National Park can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): stroll through Moro Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, and then stroll through Zumwalt Meadow Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park visit planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then get great views at Washburn Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then take in the views from Pohono Bridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Wawona trip planning app .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Wawona in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Wawona are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Sacramento.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
On the 3rd (Wed), examine the collection at Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum, admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Blue Line Arts, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and finally look for gifts at Andy's Candy Apothecary.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sacramento tour itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Wawona to Sacramento in 4 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Sacramento

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Blue Line Arts
Highlights from your plan
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
California State Railroad Museum ©
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum ©
Old Sacramento Schoolhouse Museum

1
night
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): examine the collection at Children's Museum of Sonoma County, then see the interesting displays at Charles M. Schulz Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Safari West.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Santa Rosa journey planner.

Getting from Sacramento to Santa Rosa by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In June, Santa Rosa is a bit cooler than Sacramento - with highs of 33°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Wildlife Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Safari West ©
Safari West
Charles M. Schulz Museum ©
Charles M. Schulz Museum
Children's Museum of Sonoma County ©

1
night
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 5th (Fri): deepen your knowledge of military history at Presidio of San Francisco and then explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planner.

Drive from Santa Rosa to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Santa Rosa in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
night
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): trek along Los Gatos Creek Trail, see the interesting displays at Japanese American Resource Center/Museum, and then identify plant and animal life at Mission Peak Regional Preserve.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Jose trip planner .

Drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Jose, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Mission Peak Regional Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Mission Peak Regional Preserve ©
Mission Peak Regional Preserve

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nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 7th (Sun), take in the dramatic scenery at Snoqualmie Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the next day, walk around Kerry Park, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Point Defiance Park.

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You can fly from San Jose to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Jose in June: highs in Seattle hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Snoqualmie Falls, Point Defiance Park
Highlights from your plan
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Point Defiance Park ©
Point Defiance Park
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Oneonta Gorge, then take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden, then trek along Forest Park, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area and then examine the collection at Portland Art Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Portland route maker .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Portland takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Oneonta Gorge
Highlights from your plan
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Oneonta Gorge ©
Oneonta Gorge
Portland Art Museum ©
Portland Art Museum

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