24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Christchurch
Fly:  21​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Cedar City
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
3
Denver
— 5 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Cedar City
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Fresno
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
9
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Christchurch

2
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 11th (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, then get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, and finally take a stroll through Montana Avenue.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary website .

Christchurch, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 20 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Christchurch in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 30°C and lows at 19°C. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cedar City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
Cedar City

Cedar City ©
Cedar City is a city in Iron County, Utah, United States, 250mi south of Salt Lake City, and 180mi north of Las Vegas on Interstate 15. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Southern Utah Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Cedar City road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Cedar City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Cedar City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Cedar City are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are slightly colder (12°C). You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Fri) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Cedar City

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Southern Utah Museum of Art ©
Southern Utah Museum of Art

5
nights
Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Step out of the city life by going to Photography Tours and Summit Lake Park. Get some historical perspective at Denver Union Station and 16th Street Mall. Take a break from Denver with a short trip to Images of Rocky Mountain National Park in Estes Park, about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Evans, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, explore the galleries of Molly Brown House Museum, and indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Denver route site .

Fly from Cedar City to Denver in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cedar City in June, you will find days in Denver are little chillier (33°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Tours Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Estes Park, Summit Lake Park
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park ©

1
night
Cedar City

Cedar City
To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Cedar City travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Cedar City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Denver in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Cedar City, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Cedar City

Outdoors Parks Nature

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Discover how to plan a Grand Canyon National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Cedar City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Cedar City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Fresno.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

1
night
Fresno

Fresno ©
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Fresno online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Fresno takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get a bit cooler in Fresno: highs are around 41°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Fresno

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
St. Johns Cathedral of Fresno ©
St. Johns Cathedral of Fresno

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, stop by Exploratorium and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Fresno to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Fresno in June, you will find days in San Francisco are cooler (25°C), and nights are slightly colder (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
On the 28th (Fri), shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego route planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Contemporary Art, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and finally shop like a local with Hauser & Wirth. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, then take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography, then hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, and finally stroll through Santa Monica State Beach.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Amoeba Music ©
Amoeba Music
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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