23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  33​h
1
Oakland
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Cupertino
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Mumbai

2
nights
Oakland

Oakland ©
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oakland travel route planner .

Mumbai, India to Oakland is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mumbai to Oakland is minus 13 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Mumbai in April, with highs in Oakland at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Oakland

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands, Riggers Loft Wine Company
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Riggers Loft Wine Company ©
Riggers Loft Wine Company

2
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 next day, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls and then stroll around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Oakland to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Oakland in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco journey planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Cupertino.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

2
nights
Cupertino

Cupertino ©
Cupertino is a U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, then stroll through Rancho San Antonio County Park, and then make a trip to Apple Inc..

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Cupertino trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from San Francisco to Cupertino in an hour. In May, daytime highs in Cupertino are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Cupertino

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Los Gatos, Rancho San Antonio Open Space Preserve, Hakone Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Castle Rock State Park ©
Castle Rock State Park
Vasona Lake County Park ©
Vasona Lake County Park

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 7th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel journey planner.

Traveling by car from Cupertino to Carmel takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Cupertino in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Monterey Bay
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

1
day
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park route planner .

Traveling by car from Carmel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. When traveling from Carmel in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 20°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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

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.
To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 5°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Zion National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planning app .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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