23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
Monterey
— 1 night
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
4
Lee Vining
— 1 night
5
South Lake Tahoe
— 5 nights
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
7
Kanab
— 1 night
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
10
Chicago
— 3 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Muir Woods National Monument, Wine Tours & Tastings, Golden Gate City Hop-On Tours, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, walk around Golden Gate Park, and go for a walk through Lombard Street.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip tool.

Johannesburg, South Africa to San Francisco is an approximately 28-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Johannesburg to San Francisco. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around °C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Neighborhoods Wineries

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Wine Tours & Tastings
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 20th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, thenenjoy the sea views from Point Pinos Lighthouse, and finally kick back and relax at Point Lobos.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Monterey tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yosemite Village as well as Mariposa Grove. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to Yosemite Village and then stroll through Mariposa Grove.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online road trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and bus from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to fly. When traveling from Monterey in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lee Vining.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

1
night
Lee Vining

Lee Vining
Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lee Vining tour builder tool.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining with the Route module. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Lee Vining

Parks Outdoors Nature

5
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Vikingsholm and D.L. Bliss State Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, stroll through Baldwin Beach, view the masterpieces at Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery, and kick back and relax at Lakeside Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe day trip planning app.

Drive from Lee Vining to South Lake Tahoe in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Fri) before leaving for Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe (California), Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, Nevada Beach Campground
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Fallen Leaf Lake Trail ©
Fallen Leaf Lake Trail

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Artists Dr as well as Badwater Basin. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): explore the activities along Badwater Basin and then cruise along Artists Dr.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Death Valley National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June, things will get warmer in Death Valley National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. On the 29th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kanab.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Scenic Drive Nature
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Kanab day trip planning app.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Kanab by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Kanab due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Kanab when traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, with lows around °C. On the 30th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Page
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Route 66 as well as Grand Canyon Village. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): take a memorable drive along Route 66 and then make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip website.

Getting from Kanab to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Kanab in June, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trip

Route 66
Highlights from your plan
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village

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.
For more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around °C, while nights are warmer with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Wed) before leaving for Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©
Stratosphere Tower ©
Stratosphere Tower

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wrigley Field and Whirlpool Compass Fountain. Change things up with a short trip to Starved Rock State Park in Utica (about 1h 35 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in Chicago are cooler (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Whirlpool Compass Fountain, Starved Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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