23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  6​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive:  7​h
4
Anaheim
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Cedar City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Salt Lake City
— 8 nights
Drive:  11​h
End: Los Angeles

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker .

Los Angeles to San Francisco is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at El Capitan and then explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery

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hours
Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Big Sur online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur takes 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Big Sur, with highs around 19°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 7°C. On the 14th (Mon), you'll travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

6
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Anaheim: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Santa Monica Pier (in Santa Monica). Have a day of magic on the 15th (Tue) at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Anaheim trip maker site .

Getting from Big Sur to Anaheim by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Big Sur in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Diego day trip tool .

Drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in January, expect Las Vegas to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 24th (Thu).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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hours
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 your trip to Grand Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Cedar City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

2
nights
Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): fly down the slopes at Brian Head Resort and then explore the stunning scenery at Cedar Breaks National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Frontier Homestead State Park Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Artisans Gallery, then explore the world behind art at Southern Utah Museum of Art, and finally tee off at Cedar Ridge Golf Course.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cedar City day trip planning website .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Cedar City in 5.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Cedar City are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Cedar City

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trip

Brian Head Resort
Highlights from your plan
Brian Head Resort ©
Brian Head Resort
Cedar Ridge Golf Course ©
Cedar Ridge Golf Course

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nights
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.
Kids will enjoy American Fork Canyon and Aspen Grove Family Camp. Visiting Deer Valley Resort and Timpanogos Cave National Monument will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Park City (Fatali Gallery, Park City Main Street Historic District, & more). The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, tour the pleasant surroundings at Utah's Hogle Zoo, and get curious at Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City online tour planner .

Fly from Cedar City to Salt Lake City in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Cedar City in January, you will find days in Salt Lake City are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (-6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Park City, American Fork, Lagoon Amusement Park, Aspen Grove Family Camp, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
American Fork Canyon ©
American Fork Canyon
Timpanogos Cave National Monument ©

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