22 days in Utah, Nevada & California Itinerary

22 days in Utah, Nevada & California Itinerary

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22 days in Utah, Nevada & California Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + Drive:  16​h 15​min
1
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus:  6​h 45​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 30th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Moab sightseeing planner.

London, UK to Moab is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. Traveling from London in June, expect nights in Moab to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are much warmer, around 41°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Tours
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop. Keep things going the next day: trek along Queen's Garden Trail, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

Plan my day in Bryce Canyon National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Moab in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 32°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then get your game on at The Roller Coaster, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planner .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 47°C and 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, then take in nature's colorful creations at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read San Diego day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in San Diego are cooler (29°C), and nights are little chillier (23°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
On the 10th (Wed), trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock and then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

Plan my trip to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 43°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

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.
Get outdoors at Tuolumne Meadows and Glacier Point. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, walk around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and hike along Panorama Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip app .

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Tall Trees Grove (in Redwood National Park) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, take in the waterfront at Moore Road Pier, and make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Tall Trees Grove
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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