22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Fresno
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Los Angeles
— 1 night
End: Los Angeles

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Anaheim (Soarin' Around The World, Oak Canyon Nature Center, & more). Pack the 8th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Pack the 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Six Flags Magic Mountain. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and get outside with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles travel route planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica State Beach, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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 10th (Mon), kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Diego driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

2
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 11th (Tue): hunt for treasures at VillageFest. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Tahquitz Canyon and then take in the awesome beauty at San Jacinto Mountain.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Palm Springs holiday planner .

You can 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. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Palm Springs to be somewhat warmer, around 28°C, while days are much warmer, around 48°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, shop like a local with The Strip, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster. Here are some ideas for day two: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online visit planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Sun), hike along South Kaibab Trail and then cruise along East Rim Drive.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 6°C. On the 17th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). See some other sides of Las Vegas: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, and have some family-friendly fun at Dig This.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass

1
night
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 21st (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get a bit cooler in Death Valley National Park: highs are around 43°C and lows about 23°C. On the 21st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Fresno.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point

1
night
Fresno

Fresno ©
On the 22nd (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Forestiere Underground Gardens, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fresno Chaffee Zoo, then take in nature's colorful creations at Shinzen Japanese Garden, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

Plan a Fresno trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Fresno takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Fresno can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Room Escape Games
Highlights from your plan
Fresno Chaffee Zoo ©
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Room Escape Games
Forestiere Underground Gardens ©
Forestiere Underground Gardens

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then don't miss a visit to San Carlos Cathedral. On the next day, take a memorable drive along Seventeen Mile Drive, then cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Monterey trip builder app .

Getting from Fresno to Monterey by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Fresno in June, expect nights in Monterey to be little chillier, around 13°C, while days are colder, around 23°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

1
night
Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cambria journey planner .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Cambria takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Monterey in June, expect nights in Cambria to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are much warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Friends of the Elephant Seal
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): stroll through Santa Monica State Beach and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Cambria to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Cambria in June, plan for slightly colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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