23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Page
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Lone Pine
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planning app.

Berlin, Germany to Las Vegas is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Berlin to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. July in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.
Shopping · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

Grand Canyon National Park — 1 night

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 9th (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park journey maker.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Page.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Page — 2 nights

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.
On the 10th (Sun), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Page trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 4 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Page, with highs around 43°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.
Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Bryce Canyon National Park — 2 nights

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 11th (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Sunset Point, hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Rim Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Sunrise Point, and then get great views at Inspiration Point.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in July: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Zion National Park — 2 nights

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 14th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing and cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 1.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 40°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Lone Pine.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Lone Pine — 1 night

Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lone Pine road trip app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Lone Pine. Traveling from Zion National Park to Lone Pine, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 16th (Sat).
Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Yosemite National Park — 2 nights

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 16th (Sat), admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall and then take some stellar pictures from Valley View. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

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Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lone Pine to Yosemite National Park. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lone Pine in July; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 33°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.
Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

San Francisco — 3 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally make a trip to Coit Tower. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning app.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Monterey.
Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Neighborhoods

Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. On the 21st (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then cruise along 17-Mile Drive.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey online trip builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.
Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors

Santa Barbara — 2 nights

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.
On the 22nd (Fri), learn and have fun at Santa Barbara Art Glass, then contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then admire the landmark architecture of Santa Barbara County Courthouse, and finally stop by Chocolate Maya. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): wander the streets of State Street Underpass, then take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Monterey in July, expect nights in Santa Barbara to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.
Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Scenic Drive

Los Angeles — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in July, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.
Theme Parks
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San Diego — 2 nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond and then find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then engage your brain at Fleet Science Center.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly back home.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.