24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Bus:  8​h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Bus:  4​h
10
Fresno
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
San Francisco
— 4 nights
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning app .

If you are flying in from Belgium, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will leave for Monterey on the 1st (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

1
night
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Plan a trip to Monterey easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Monterey sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off toSanta Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple and Santa Monica State Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach). There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles driving holiday planning site .

Getting from Monterey to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Monterey in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Kolb Studio. Bright Angel History Room and Yavapai Geology Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, don't miss a visit to Powell Point, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip maker .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in July, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

1
night
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 9th (Tue), trek along Turret Arch, don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Moab online trip maker .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab in 5.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Moab at 42°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
River Rafting & Tubing

1
night
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
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 11th (Thu): hike along Rim Trail, explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and finally stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park day trip site .

You can drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Moab in July, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 32°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mob Museum and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Hoover Dam Bypass. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder tool .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 16th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 26°C in Death Valley National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll through Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, get advice or help at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to catcht the bus to Fresno.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
Fresno

Fresno ©
Quady Winery has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): do a tasting at Quady Winery. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of Old Fresno Water Tower, take an in-depth tour of Legion of Valor Museum, then examine the collection at Meux Home Museum, and finally examine the collection at Dan Rouit's Flat Track Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fresno tour itinerary site .

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Fresno in 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Fresno, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fresno

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dan Rouit's Flat Track Museum
Highlights from your plan
Meux Home Museum ©
Meux Home Museum
Old Fresno Water Tower ©
Old Fresno Water Tower

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nights
San Francisco

Get outdoors at Twin Peaks and Fishing Charters & Tours. Musee Mecanique and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 46 minutes away). Explore San Francisco further: see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, tee off at Lincoln Park, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, and look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip app .

Drive from Fresno to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Fresno, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. On the 24th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique

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