23 days in Western US Itinerary

23 days in Western US Itinerary

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23 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Nice
Fly:  16​h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Ridgecrest
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Laughlin
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Las Vegas
— 1 night
+2
Fly + foot + train:  15​h
End: Nice

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

Nice, France to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour combination of train, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Nice to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Nice in June, with highs in San Francisco at 25°C and lows at 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Tours

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.
To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
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.
For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: high temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 43°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Ridgecrest.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

1
night
Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest
Ridgecrest is a city in Kern County, California, United States. To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Ridgecrest route planner .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Ridgecrest in 5.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Ridgecrest at 47°C and lows at 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Tue) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Ridgecrest

Nature Parks Museums

1
night
Laughlin

Laughlin ©
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Laughlin tour planner.

Traveling by car from Ridgecrest to Laughlin takes 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Ridgecrest in July since evenings lows in Laughlin dip to 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Laughlin

Museums
Highlights from your plan

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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 13°C. On the 20th (Sat), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

2
nights
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. To see reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip planner.

Drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Page in July; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 38°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Outdoors

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.
To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Page takes 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Zion National Park in July, with lows around 26°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Dig This in Las Vegas (about 3h 45 min away).

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park holiday website .

You can drive from Page to Zion National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from Page in July, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Fun & Games

Side Trip

Dig This

1
night
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.
To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning website .

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. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 32°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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