23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Bluff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
St. George
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Laughlin
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
9
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
10
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
12
Modesto
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Brussels

4
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Step out of the city life by going to Arches National Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Go for a jaunt from Moab to Arches National Park to see Delicate Arch about 38 minutes away. On the 5th (Wed), enjoy a day of scenic exploration at Canyonlands National Park. And it doesn't end there: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Double Down Bike Shop, and take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Moab trip builder website .

Brussels, Belgium to Moab is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and car; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brussels to Moab. While traveling from Brussels, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Moab, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

1
night
Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site, take in the dramatic natural features at Comb Ridge, then immerse yourself in nature at Goosenecks State Park, and finally make a trip to Mexican Hat Rock Formation.

To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bluff online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Moab to Bluff takes 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Moab in August, with highs in Bluff at 36°C and lows at 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Bluff

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mexican Hat Rock Formation, Goosenecks State Park
Highlights from your plan
Goosenecks State Park ©
Goosenecks State Park
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Mexican Hat Rock Formation ©
Mexican Hat Rock Formation

1
night
Page

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Page trip tool .

Drive from Bluff to Page in 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bluff in August: high temperatures in Page hover around 39°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Sunset Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then trek along Rim Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park online holiday planner .

Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in August: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. George.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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

1
night
St. George

St. George
St. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Snow Canyon State Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Red Hills Desert Garden, then stroll around Pioneer Park, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Temple.

Take the guesswork out of planning a St. George vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to St. George in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August: highs in St. George hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in St. George

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Snow Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Snow Canyon State Park
Snow Canyon State Park
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take a memorable tour with Tours, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from St. George to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. George to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from St. George in August, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Laughlin.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of Riverfront, then try your luck at Harrah's Laughlin, then go for a walk through Riverwalk, and finally examine the collection at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Laughlin trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Las Vegas to Laughlin by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

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 ©
Riverwalk ©
Riverwalk

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): contemplate the geological forces at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument, try for a hole-in-one at Xcape Flagstaff, then explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and finally have fun at Flagstaff Extreme.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Flagstaff visit planning website .

Traveling by car from Laughlin to Flagstaff takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, Flagstaff is colder than Laughlin - with highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Xcape Flagstaff ©
Xcape Flagstaff

1
night
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 14th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route app .

Getting from Flagstaff to Los Angeles by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. On the 15th (Sat), stop by California Fruit Depot, get to know the resident critters at California Area Living Museum (CALM), then get engrossed in the history at Kern County Museum, then examine the collection at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace, and finally admire all the interesting features of Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn.

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

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Bakersfield takes 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in Bakersfield at 43°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
California Area Living Museum (CALM) ©
Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum
California Fruit Depot ©
California Fruit Depot

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, then steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and finally contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Charcoal Kilns, contemplate the long history of Geologist's Cabin, and then get great views at Dante's View.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Bakersfield to Death Valley National Park takes 4 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Modesto.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

1
night
Modesto

Modesto ©
Modesto, officially the City of Modesto, is the county seat and largest city of Stanislaus County, California, United States. On the 18th (Tue), enjoy some diversion at John Thurman Field, then enjoy the sand and surf at Goat Rock Beaches, then appreciate the history behind Modesto Arch, and finally contemplate the long history of McHenry Mansion.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Modesto trip planner .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Modesto in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 20°C in Modesto. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Modesto

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
John Thurman Field ©
John Thurman Field
McHenry Mansion ©
McHenry Mansion
Modesto Arch ©
Modesto Arch

5
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 Marshall’s Beach and Fort Funston National Park. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Grace Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning app .

You can drive from Modesto to San Francisco in 2 hours. Traveling from Modesto in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit cooler, around 17°C, while days are much colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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