24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  11​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
6
Anaheim
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Barstow
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
12
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
13
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Copenhagen

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Central Park Zoo, and then pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial. On your second day here, tour the water at your own pace with Narwhal Yacht Charters and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip maker tool .

Copenhagen, Denmark to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Copenhagen in November, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 16°C and lows about 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Outdoors Transportation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Do your shopping at Downtown Silver Spring and Eastern Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Air and Space Museum and Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and steep yourself in history at Old Stone House.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary, Downtown Silver Spring
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. And it doesn't end there: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

For traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday maker .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 27th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Monterey trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Monterey are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

3
nights
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.
On the 28th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then look for gifts at Bergamot Station, then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, browse the different shops at The Grove, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and finally make a trip to Third Street Promenade.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Monterey to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Monterey in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

few
hours
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 30th (Fri), shop like a local with South Coast Plaza and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Outlets at Orange.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Anaheim online trip planner .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. November in Anaheim sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Barstow.

Things to do in Anaheim

Shopping

Side Trips

The Outlets at Orange, South Coast Plaza
Highlights from your plan
The Outlets at Orange ©
The Outlets at Orange
South Coast Plaza ©
South Coast Plaza

1
night
Barstow

Barstow
Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Barstow trip planner .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Barstow takes 2 hours. Traveling from Anaheim in November, expect Barstow to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 7°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Barstow

Museums Historic Sites Parks

2
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.
Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Change things up with a short trip to Clark County Heritage Museum in Henderson (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Barstow to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Clark County Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): hike along South Kaibab Trail, then stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally stop by Lookout Studio. On the 5th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Las Vegas

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8 hours. In December, daytime highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Outdoors Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Sun), make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 9th (Sun), engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences and then admire the natural beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Union Square ©
Union Square
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

Similar Plans

26 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 25 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 28 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM ITALY August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 25 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA March, teens, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, teens, outdoors, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Fast-paced 26 days in Los Angeles & San Francisco BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE October, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 26 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA September, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 28 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM ITALY August, popular sights PREFERENCES: August ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in San Francisco & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM IRELAND July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 25 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 60 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 28 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, kids, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in San Francisco & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM TAIWAN October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: October, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans