23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Big Sur
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
drive:  7​h 30​min
4
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
10
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Lincoln Park, get curious at Exploratorium, and stop by Rainbow Grocery.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning website .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Tel Aviv in October, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Partington Cove.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sur day trip planning site .

Getting from San Francisco to Big Sur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove

3
nights
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 7th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at North Dome.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Big Sur to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Big Sur in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To find maps, photos, and tourist information, read San Luis Obispo trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Luis Obispo by combination of car and flight takes about 7.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Luis Obispo: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 14°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Outdoors Parks

2
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.
On the 10th (Thu), wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, and then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then stop by The Original Farmers Market, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planning app .

Fly from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from San Luis Obispo in October since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, take a memorable tour with Tours, shop like a local with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and finally admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): hike along Rim Trail, explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, then stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and finally stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

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You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip planner .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, with highs in Zion National Park at 27°C and lows at 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

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nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Do your shopping at The Grove and Hollywood & Highland. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains & Third Street Promenade) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). See some other sides of Los Angeles: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Zion National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much warmer, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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