23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Zion National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
9
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
El Portal
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
11
Oakhurst
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
12
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
13
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
14
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
15
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
16
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Barcelona

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stratosphere Tower. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller and then enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation builder.

Barcelona, Spain to Las Vegas is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Barcelona to Las Vegas. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Barcelona in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 46°C and lows are around 32°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©
High Roller ©
High Roller
Stratosphere Tower ©
Stratosphere Tower

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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.
You've now added Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters to your itinerary. On the 24th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip generator.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 33°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
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 26th (Wed): look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design and then don't miss a visit to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip generator.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Monument Valley. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Horseshoe Bend as well as Antelope Canyon.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Page travel planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in July; daily highs in Page reach 42°C and lows reach 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Thu) before leaving for Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Navajo Loop Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park vacation builder.

Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Page in July, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. On the 28th (Fri), you're off toZion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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 28th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In July, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 39°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Zion National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

few
hours
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 26°C in Death Valley National Park. On the 31st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Mammoth Lakes.
Highlights from your plan
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 4 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, you will find days in Mammoth Lakes are much colder (32°C), and nights are a bit cooler (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to El Portal.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Convict Lake ©
Convict Lake

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El Portal

El Portal ©
El Portal is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. You've now added Glacier Point to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Wed), get great views at Tunnel View, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the El Portal travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to El Portal by car takes about 7.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August: highs in El Portal hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Oakhurst.

Things to do in El Portal

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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night
Oakhurst

Oakhurst
Situated on the Gold Rush highway that winds through former mining towns, Oakhurst is the gateway to America's most popular national park for travelers.
To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Oakhurst travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from El Portal to Oakhurst takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 19°C. On the 3rd (Thu), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Oakhurst

Outdoors Parks Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 6th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco vacation builder.

Getting from Oakhurst to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Oakhurst in August, plan for colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Mon) before leaving for Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 7th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos State Reserve.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Monterey are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Monterey

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. On the 8th (Tue), relax in the rural setting at Avila Valley Barn and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Pismo Beach online itinerary creator.

Drive from Monterey to Pismo Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Monterey, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pismo Beach, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. You will leave for Santa Barbara on the 9th (Wed).
Highlights from your plan
Avila Valley Barn ©
Avila Valley Barn

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Old Mission Santa Barbara and then don't miss a visit to Moreton Bay Fig Tree.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Another option is to take a train. August in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), you're off toSanta Monica.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Moreton Bay Fig Tree ©
Moreton Bay Fig Tree

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
When in Santa Monica, make a side trip to see Six Flags Magic Mountain in Santa Clarita, approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, stroll through Santa Monica Beach, and hike along 26-Mile Bike Path.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Monica online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Santa Monica in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Santa Monica, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Getty Villa, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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