23 days in Western US Itinerary

23 days in Western US Itinerary

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23 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
El Portal
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Bishop
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Ridgecrest
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Paris

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Paris, France to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to El Portal.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Tours

1
night
El Portal

El Portal
El Portal is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our El Portal trip itinerary maker .

Getting from San Francisco to El Portal by car takes about 4 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in El Portal hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Bishop.

Things to do in El Portal

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
Bishop

Bishop
Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bishop driving holiday planning site .

You can drive from El Portal to Bishop in 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 17°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 Bishop

Parks Outdoors Trails

few
hours
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.
To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online attractions planner .

Drive from Bishop to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park when traveling from Bishop in July, with lows around 22°C. You will leave for Ridgecrest on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

2
nights
Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest
Ridgecrest is a city in Kern County, California, United States. To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ridgecrest trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Ridgecrest takes 5.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Ridgecrest reach 47°C and lows reach 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Ridgecrest

Parks Nature Museums

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 find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas route planner .

Traveling by car from Ridgecrest to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Traveling from Ridgecrest in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 32°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kingman.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

1
night
Kingman

Kingman
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Kingman online trip builder .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Kingman in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Kingman is 1 hour. In July, Kingman is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 43°C and lows of 25°C. On the 11th (Thu), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kingman

Outdoors Tours 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.
To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Kingman to Grand Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Kingman in July, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 13°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Monument Valley.

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 find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip maker tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 38°C and lows about 17°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel to Page.

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 see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Page vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monument Valley in July: high temperatures in Page hover around 43°C and lows are around 26°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll travel to Zion National Park.

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.
To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park vacation planner .

Drive from Page to Zion National Park in 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Page in July since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to 17°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 20th (Sat).

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour builder site .

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, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are much warmer (32°C). You will leave for home on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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