24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Powell
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive to Page, Fly to Grand Canyon National Park
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Train to Williams, AR, Taxi to Seligman
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Seligman
— 1 night
Drive
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Williams
— 1 night
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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San Diego
— 1 night
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip tool.

Valletta, Malta to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Valletta to San Francisco. Traveling from Valletta in August, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker site.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 2 nights

A Land of Giants

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, then surround yourself with nature on Sequoia Sightseeing Tours, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and finally cruise along Generals Hwy. On the next day, trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park driving holiday tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the activities along Badwater Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then get great views at Dante's View, and finally contemplate the long history of Geologist's Cabin.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): shop like a local with The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites

Zion National Park

— 1 night
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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 25th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. In August, Bryce Canyon National Park is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 29°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Lake Powell

— 2 nights
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Alstrom Point and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Lake Powell trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell takes 6 hours. While traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Lake Powell, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

Monument Valley

— 1 night
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. On the 27th (Fri), walk around Sandstone Tours and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Monument Valley takes 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Lake Powell in August; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 36°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Parks · Shopping

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

You can plan Grand Canyon National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Seligman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Seligman

— 1 night
Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): see the interesting displays at Return to the 50s and then look for gifts at Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Seligman online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Seligman by combination of train and taxi takes about 4 hours. August in Seligman sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 31st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Williams.

Things to do in Seligman

Shopping · Museums

Williams

— 1 night
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bearizona Wildlife Park, look for gifts at The Gallery in Williams, and then take in breathtaking views at Sycamore Canyon.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Williams online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Seligman to Williams in an hour. In August, daytime highs in Williams are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Williams

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Wildlife · Shopping

Los Angeles

— 1 night

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 2nd (Thu), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route app.

Getting from Williams to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Williams to Los Angeles. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Williams in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

San Diego

— 1 night

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel route builder site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums · Parks

Los Angeles

— 1 night

City of Angels

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.