23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fisherman's Wharf as well as Palace of Fine Arts Theatre. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Chinatown and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planning site .

Amsterdam, Holland to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Amsterdam to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

1
day
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.
To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park route tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off toArches National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Courthouse Towers has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers, then explore the striking landscape at Windows, then stroll through Double Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Sand Dune Arch, and then see the interesting displays at Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Arches National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Rocky Mountain National Park to Arches National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Arches National Park, with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trip

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Landscape Arch ©
Landscape Arch

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes North Rim Visitor Center. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Arches National Park in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
North Rim Visitor Center ©
North Rim Visitor Center
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
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.
You've now added Horseshoe Bend to your itinerary. On the 15th (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, get great views at Horseshoe Bend, and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Page tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Page: highs are around 39°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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.
You've now added Hoover Dam Bypass to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Hoover Dam Bypass, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then make a trip to The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Page in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
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.
On the 7th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Farview Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, then explore and take pictures at Sunset Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Fairyland Point, then hike along Rim Trail, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 29°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to The Narrows and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, hike along Canyon Overlook Trail, and stroll through Angel's Landing.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park trip builder app .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Zion National Park at 38°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Canyon Overlook Trail ©
Canyon Overlook Trail

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Third Street Promenade, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, browse the different shops at The Grove, and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Zion National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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