23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Train + Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
San Jose
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
El Portal
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Mojave
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
8
Albuquerque
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
El Paso
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
11
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Train:  14​h
End: Dusseldorf

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get great views at Twin Peaks, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Dusseldorf, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Traveling from Dusseldorf in November, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
San Jose

San Jose
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read San Jose travel itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to San Jose by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in San Jose are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 6th (Mon), you're off toMonterey.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Outdoors Museums

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey vacation planner.

You can drive from San Jose to Monterey in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel to El Portal.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

2
nights
El Portal

El Portal ©
El Portal is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read El Portal travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Monterey to El Portal takes 3.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Monterey in November since evenings lows in El Portal dip to 3°C. You'll set off for Mojave on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in El Portal

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

1
night
Mojave

Mojave
For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Mojave travel planner.

Traveling by car from El Portal to Mojave takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from El Portal in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Mojave, with lows around 8°C. On the 10th (Fri), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Mojave

Parks Outdoors Nature

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get your game on at The Roller Coaster, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For photos, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mojave to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): trek along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Rim Trail and then get great views at Mather Point.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 16th (Thu), soar above the sights with a balloon tour and then do a tasting at Casa Rondena Winery.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Albuquerque vacation trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Albuquerque in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 1°C in Albuquerque. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to El Paso.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument

3
nights
El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. El Paso is known for museums, scenic drive, nature, zoos & aquariums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at El Paso Zoo, learn about all things military at Fort Bliss and Old Ironsides Museums, explore the striking landscape at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site, and see the interesting displays at National Border Patrol Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our El Paso trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Albuquerque to El Paso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, El Paso is a bit warmer than Albuquerque - with highs of 22°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park
Southwest University Park ©
Southwest University Park
Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site ©

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden and then get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix trip builder.

You can fly from El Paso to Phoenix in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from El Paso in November: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 29°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Phoenix to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (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
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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