23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Milan
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Mojave
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
10
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
12
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
13
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
+4
taxi + bus + tram + subway + bus:  11​h 30​min
14
St. Helena
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Milan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach and Marin Headlands. Step out of the city life by going to Bean Hollow State Beach and Fort Funston National Park. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Limantour Beach in Point Reyes National Seashore, approximately 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks and enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Milan, Italy to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Milan to San Francisco. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Milan in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pescadero, Limantour Beach, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach ©
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 12th (Mon), explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and then play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Golf Trails

Side Trip

Pebble Beach Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links

1
night
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.
On the 13th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, then immerse yourself in nature at Carpinteria State Beach, then grab your bike and head to Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip planner .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Monterey in August, you will find days in Santa Barbara are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Carpinteria
Highlights from your plan
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. On the next day, make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Barbara in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
On the 16th (Fri), stroll through La Jolla Shores Park and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mojave.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

1
night
Mojave

Mojave
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mojave Trail.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mojave tour planner .

Getting from San Diego to Mojave by car takes about 4 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: high temperatures in Mojave hover around 42°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mojave

Trails Outdoors Parks

2
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 19th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Mather Point and then stroll through Rim Trail.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Mojave to Grand Canyon National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Mojave, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Page trip maker .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, Page is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

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night
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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): trot along with a tour on horseback, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley planner .

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August, Monument Valley is slightly colder than Page - with highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Horseback Riding Tours

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hours
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.
For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Las Vegas in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, then explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins, and finally take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon. On your second day here, get engrossed in the history at Beatty Museum & Historical Society and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Las Vegas in August, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Beatty Museum & Historical Society
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Mosaic Canyon ©
Mosaic Canyon
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, and then hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree

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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 27th (Tue), hike along Panorama Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

Plan a Yosemite National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick back and relax at Bodega Dunes and then immerse yourself in nature at Tomales Bay State Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our St. Helena online travel planner .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Yosemite National Park to St. Helena in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in St. Helena. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in St. Helena

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jordan Vineyard & Winery, von Strasser Family of Wines, Bodega Dunes, Tomales Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tomales Bay State Park ©
Tomales Bay State Park
von Strasser Family of Wines ©
von Strasser Family of Wines
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery

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