23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  31​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Lee Vining
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
South Lake Tahoe
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Kanab
— 1 night
car:  1​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
10
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Muir Woods National Monument, Wine Tours & Tastings, Golden Gate City Hop-On Tours, and other attractions you added. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary builder .

Johannesburg, South Africa to San Francisco is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Johannesburg in June since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 20th (Thu), explore the activities along Monterey Bay, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse, and finally admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Monterey trip builder tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Monterey sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to 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
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

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 of Giant Sequoias. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village and then walk around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. When traveling from Monterey in June, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Lee Vining.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bodie.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Lee Vining online sightseeing planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Lee Vining

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bodie
Highlights from your plan
Bodie ©
Bodie

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Emerald Bay State Park and Nevada Beach Campground. There's much more to do: step into the grandiose world of Vikingsholm, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach, and play a few rounds at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a South Lake Tahoe trip simple and quick.

You can drive from Lee Vining to South Lake Tahoe in 2.5 hours. June in South Lake Tahoe sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to 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
D.L. Bliss State Park ©
D.L. Bliss State Park

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 take a memorable drive along Artists Dr.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park route planner .

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in June: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around 43°C and lows are around 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Sat) before leaving for Kanab.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

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

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Kanab trip simple and quick.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Kanab in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Kanab. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, plan for little chillier nights in Kanab, with lows around 11°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): cruise along Route 66 and then make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip site .

Traveling by car from Kanab to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kanab in June; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 6°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.
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.
To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 32°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°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
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wrigley Field and Starved Rock State Park. Go for a jaunt from Chicago to Saint Joseph to see Whirlpool Compass Fountain about 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, make a trip to Cloud Gate, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip maker website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in Chicago are colder (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Starved Rock State Park, Whirlpool Compass Fountain
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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