22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sudbury
Fly + Drive:  17 h
1
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Bus:  5 h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
7
Poipu, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
10
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  9 h 30 min
12
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Sudbury

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nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park itinerary maker .

Sudbury, Canada to Death Valley National Park is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Sudbury to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sudbury, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point

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hours
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.
To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, things will get little chillier in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: highs are around 32°C and lows about 7°C. On the 8th (Tue), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): stroll through Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally hike along Wawona Meadow. Keep things going the next day: hike along May Lake Trailhead and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): kick back and relax at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then hike along Partington Cove, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos State Reserve.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Monterey, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

1
night
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 13th (Sun): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip website .

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in San Francisco are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Wailea Beach and Ka'anapali Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Take a break from Kihei with a short trip to Lahaina Banyan Court in Lahaina, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps and tourist information, read our Kihei travel route site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from San Francisco to Kihei in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Kihei. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Kihei hover around 34°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Poipu, Kauai

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Waimea Canyon State Park and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Poipu trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to Poipu takes 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Waimea Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Poipu to Los Angeles in 8.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Poipu to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In May, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Poipu - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. On the 20th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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night
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.
For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park road trip planning site .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Joshua Tree National Park to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 40°C. You will leave for San Diego on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
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 22nd (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego travel route builder tool .

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to San Diego in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in May: highs in San Diego hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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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 23rd (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Hoover Dam Bypass and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Marathon.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass

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Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at The Turtle Hospital, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then take a memorable tour with Robbie's of Islamorada.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Marathon trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Las Vegas to Marathon takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, Marathon is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. On the 27th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Robbie's of Islamorada, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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