23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: New York City
Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
1
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7 h 45 min
2
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
End: New York City

1
night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): engage your brain at Mid-America Science Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Anthony Chapel.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hot Springs travel planner.

New York City to Hot Springs is an approximately 9- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Hot Springs, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Hot Springs hover around 88°F, while lows dip to 70°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Moab.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mid-America Science Museum ©
Mid-America Science Museum
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel

1
night
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 10th (Wed), scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then see Off-Road Tours.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Moab vacation planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Hot Springs to Moab takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Hot Springs to Moab due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Hot Springs in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Moab, with highs around 95°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Off-Road Tours

4
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Bright Angel Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and stroll through Rim Trail.

Plan a Grand Canyon National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Moab in June, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 85°F and 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find maps and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey maker site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and Cabrillo National Monument. Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Black's Beach.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in San Diego to be little chillier, around 64°F, while days are much colder, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, shop like a local with The Grove, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning site.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 30th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Salt Lake City. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, temps between 89°F and 62°F. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature Parks

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