24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Marble Canyon, Kane, Arizona, United States of America, Drive to Bryce Canyon National Park
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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New York City
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Los Angeles — 1 night

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 23rd (Fri), explore and take pictures at Mulholland Drive, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online day trip planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Israel Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, Los Angeles is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
Theme Parks · Scenic Drive · Museums · Outdoors
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Grand Canyon National Park — 3 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 27th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, walk around Indian Garden, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

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Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.
Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and then hike along Navajo Loop Trail.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by combination of bus and car takes about 7.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Bryce Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 5°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel to Zion National Park.
Trails · Parks · Outdoors

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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park sightseeing tool.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Zion National Park at 34°C and lows at 10°C. On the 30th (Fri), you're off to Las Vegas.
Trails · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
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Las Vegas — 3 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to The Strip, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip app.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
Casinos · Parks · Fun & Games · Nature

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.
On the 4th (Tue), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's lots more to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.
Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco — 2 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Golden Gate Park, then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and then take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to drive to Monterey.
Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Nature

Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. On the 9th (Sun), head outdoors with Elkhorn Slough Safari, make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then kick back and relax at Asilomar State Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Monterey driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October in Monterey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Carmel.
Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Side Trips

Carmel — 1 night

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Wrath Tasting Room- Carmel, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then stroll through Scenic Road Walkway.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip itinerary app.

Carmel is just a stone's throw from Monterey. In October, daytime highs in Carmel are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can fly to Los Angeles.
Parks · Trails · Nature · Outdoors

Los Angeles — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel route planner.

Getting from Carmel to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Carmel in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to New York City.
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New York City — 4 nights

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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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.