23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, Fly to Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Powell
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Napa
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly
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Lahaina
— 3 nights
Drive to Kahului Airport, Fly to Brussels

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Los Angeles — 2 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 14th (Sun), examine the collection at The Getty Villa, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and then grab your bike and head to 26-Mile Bike Path. On your second day here, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, then get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Avenue, and then stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Brussels in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 1 night

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 16th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon. On your second day here, get a dose of the wild on Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra, then stop by Lookout Studio, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Monument Valley.
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Monument Valley — 1 night

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. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Monument Valley – Highway 163 Scenic Drive and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley online travel planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 36°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Lake Powell.
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Lake Powell

Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Lake Powell driving holiday planning tool.

Getting from Monument Valley to Lake Powell by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive. In August, Lake Powell is a bit warmer than Monument Valley - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. You will leave for Bryce Canyon National Park on the 19th (Fri).
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Bryce Canyon National Park — 1 night

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.
On the 19th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Three Wisemen and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On your second day here, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and then hike along Bryce Amphitheatre.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Bryce Canyon National Park trip simple and quick.

Drive from Lake Powell to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6 hours. When traveling from Lake Powell in August, plan for slightly colder days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 29°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.
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Zion National Park — 1 night

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. In August, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 38°C and lows of 14°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 21st (Sun), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then take the plunge with a skydiving experience, and then get outside with Green Valley Range. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Counts Kustoms and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zion National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.
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Death Valley National Park — 1 night

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 23rd (Tue), admire all the interesting features of Artists Dr, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, and finally make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine and then explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Death Valley National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August since evenings lows in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park dip to 20°C. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 24th (Wed).
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Yosemite National Park — 1 night

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 25th (Thu), admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, stroll through Nature Center at Happy Isles, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, and finally get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday planning site.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 7°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Napa.
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Napa — 2 nights

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
On the 27th (Sat), do a tasting at Cline Cellars, then cast your line with a fishing tour, and then tee off at Silverado Resort - North and South Courses.

To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Napa attractions planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Napa in 4.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Napa dip to 15°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 3 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fort Point are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lands End and Cable Car Museum. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Napa to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can fly to Lahaina.
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Lahaina — 3 nights

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maria Lanakila Catholic Church and Baldwin Home Museum. Kids will enjoy Kapalua Coastal Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Step out of Lahaina with an excursion to Waihee Ridge Trail in Waihee--about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Kapalua Beach, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, stroll through Baby Beach, and have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Lahaina vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Lahaina takes 7 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Lahaina, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Lahaina to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Napa Valley travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.
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Maui travel guide

4.5
Scuba & Snorkeling · Beaches · Zipline
The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.
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