23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hoover
— 2 nights
2
Denver
— 2 nights
3
Arches National Park
— 1 night
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
8
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
10
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
11
San Francisco
— 2 nights
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night

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Hoover

Hoover ©
Hoover is a city in Jefferson and Shelby counties in north central Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): grab your bike and head to Rotary Trail, get great views at Vulcan Park and Museum, thenexamine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Moss Rock Preserve & Waterfalls. On your second day here, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at McWane Science Center, thenget engrossed in the history at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of 16th Street Baptist Church.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Hoover trip planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Hoover is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Prague to Hoover. While traveling from Prague, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Hoover, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Hoover

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Birmingham
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): browse the exhibits of Molly Brown House Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans and then see where the action happens at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.

To find other places to visit and more tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hoover to Denver. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hoover to Denver. Traveling from Hoover in September, things will get little chillier in Denver: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum ©
Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans

1
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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 13th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park travel route builder.

You can fly from Denver to Arches National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In September in Arches National Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 14th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. September in Monument Valley sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get great views at Inspiration Point, enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, thentake in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street. Keep things going the next day: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, and then trek along Navajo Loop Trail.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Monument Valley in September: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

2
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Zion National Park

Zion National Park
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): get great views at Observation Point, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, and then take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway, take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then cruise along Zion Shuttle.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
Highlights from your plan
Observation Point
Observation Point
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

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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 19th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are much hotter (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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 20th (Fri): see a world frozen in time at Ghost Town of Schwab, take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and then explore the activities along Badwater Basin. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, thenexplore the striking landscape at Artists Palette, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

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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 22nd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip app.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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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.
On the 24th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, thentake in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Washburn Point, get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, thentake in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park journey planner.

Traveling by bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 12 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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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 26th (Thu): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, thensteep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, and then get great views at Twin Peaks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Point, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco route builder website.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in San Francisco. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 28th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Grand Loop Road, thenadmire the sheer force of Lewis Falls, and then take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Norris Geyser Basin, thenexplore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, and finally explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park tour itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Norris Geyser Basin ©
Norris Geyser Basin

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