23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— Few hours
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Palm Springs
— 2 nights
3
Laughlin
— 1 night
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
7
Zion National Park
— 1 night
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
9
Bishop
— 1 night
10
Oakhurst
— 1 night
11
San Francisco
— 3 nights
12
Monterey
— 1 night
13
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
14
San Diego
— 2 nights
15
Los Angeles
— 2 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): shop like a local with The Grove.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

Frankfurt, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Frankfurt in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Grove ©
The Grove

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum and then revel in the low prices at Desert Hills Premium Outlets. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: gain insight at Palm Springs Air Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Indian Canyons, then browse the eclectic array of goods at VillageFest, and finally look for gifts at Brandini Toffee.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Palm Springs online tour planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Palm Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In May, Palm Springs is somewhat warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Laughlin.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Desert Hills Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
VillageFest ©
VillageFest
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum

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Laughlin

Laughlin ©
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. On the 12th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and then try your luck at Harrah's Laughlin.

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Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Laughlin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In May in Laughlin, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Laughlin

Casinos · Fun & Games · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Harrah's Laughlin ©
Harrah's Laughlin
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection

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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 13th (Mon), look for gifts at Hopi House, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Laughlin to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. In May, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Laughlin - with highs of 23°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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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 (Tue), see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours and then stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 27°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Page.

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

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Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 15th (Wed), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Page trip planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Page, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
On the 16th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park vacation planning tool.

You can do a combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Page in May since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zion National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Bishop.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Outdoors · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Bishop

Bishop ©
Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. On the 20th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of Laws Railroad Museum, try your luck at Paiute Palace Casino, and then get engrossed in the history at Owens Valley Paiute Shoshone Cultural Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): stroll through Big Stump Basin and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Bishop online attractions planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Bishop in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect Bishop to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Oakhurst.

Things to do in Bishop

Parks · Nature · Casinos

Side Trip

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Big Stump Basin ©
Big Stump Basin
Laws Railroad Museum ©
Laws Railroad Museum

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Oakhurst

Oakhurst ©
Situated on the Gold Rush highway that winds through former mining towns, Oakhurst is the gateway to America's most popular national park for travelers.
On the 22nd (Wed), try to win big at Chukchansi Gold Resort Casino, make a trip to Scenic Route Highway 49, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Southgate Brewing Company.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Oakhurst online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Bishop to Oakhurst takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Bishop in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Oakhurst, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Casinos · Fun & Games · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Chukchansi Gold Resort Casino
Highlights from your plan
Chukchansi Gold Resort Casino ©
Chukchansi Gold Resort Casino
Southgate Brewing Company ©
Southgate Brewing Company

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): wander the streets of Union Square, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: cast your line with a fishing tour, then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Funston National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Oakhurst to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Oakhurst in May, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row, then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then kick back and relax at Point Lobos.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Monterey trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. In May in Monterey, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. On the 26th (Sun), race across the water with a speed boat tour, then browse the eclectic array of goods at San Luis Obispo County Farmers' Market Association, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, and finally wander the streets of Bubblegum Alley.

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Getting from Monterey to Pismo Beach by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. When traveling from Monterey in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Pismo Beach: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wildlife · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

San Luis Obispo, Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa ©
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
Bubblegum Alley ©
Bubblegum Alley

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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.
On the 27th (Mon), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. On the next day, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and then stroll around La Jolla Cove.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego vacation planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pismo Beach to San Diego takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Pismo Beach in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a taste of the local shopping with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the eclectic array of goods at Flower Market, stop by Hollywood & Highland, then take a stroll through Montana Avenue, and finally admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. On the 31st (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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