23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
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Kingman
— 1 night
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Page
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Visalia
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Visalia
— 1 night
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive
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Lompoc
— 1 night
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. You'll set off for Joshua Tree National Park on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Skull Rock. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Skull Rock.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park travel route builder site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect Joshua Tree National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 46°C and 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Kingman.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Kingman

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): browse for treasures at The Farmhouse.

Before you visit Kingman, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Kingman in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July; daily highs in Kingman reach 43°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kingman

Shopping
Highlights from your trip

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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.
On the 11th (Sat), trek along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): get great views at Mather Point and then stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Kingman to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Kingman - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Page

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Page trip tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Page, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

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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 15th (Wed): stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip maker.

Traveling by car from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. While traveling from Page, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Bryce Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Nature

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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.
For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park tour planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 40°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 18th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are much hotter (32°C). You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Visalia.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature

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Visalia

Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Visalia trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Vegas to Visalia. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Visalia reach 43°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 20th (Mon), you're off to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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A Land of Giants

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.
On the 20th (Mon), take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock Trail, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel route site.

Explore your travel options from Visalia to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with the Route module. In July, daytime highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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 22nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 9°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

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Big Sur

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Big Sur online itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Big Sur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Big Sur are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 27th (Mon), you're off to Lompoc.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

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Lompoc

Lompoc is a city in Santa Barbara County, California, on the west coast of the United States. You've now added Jalama Beach County Park to your itinerary. On the 27th (Mon), admire the architecture and history at La Purisima State Historical Park and then kick back and relax at Jalama Beach County Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Lompoc trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Lompoc takes 3.5 hours. July in Lompoc sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Lompoc

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Drive from Lompoc to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Lompoc - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.