24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Zion National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
7
Springdale
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
9
Monument Valley
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Bluff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
11
Mexican Hat
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
14
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
15
Sedona
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
16
Jerome
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
17
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
18
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
19
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
20
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
21
Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
22
Monterey
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
23
Santa Cruz
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
24
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge, Mission District and The Castro. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a stroll through Mission District, and then take a stroll through The Castro.

Take the guesswork out of planning a San Francisco vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
The Castro
The Castro
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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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 15th (Mon), admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

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

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alabama Hills as well as Giant Forest. On the 16th (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Alabama Hills.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park journey maker website .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 29°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Alabama Hills
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Alabama Hills ©
Alabama Hills

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dante's View as well as Badwater Basin. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. In April, daytime highs in Death Valley National Park are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Las Vegas. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
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 19th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park day trip tool .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in Zion National Park are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are much colder (1°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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Springdale

Springdale
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Springdale vacation planner .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Springdale with the Route module. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 1°C. On the 20th (Sat), you're off toBryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Springdale

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

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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 20th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point, trek along Navajo Loop Trail, stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then get great views at Inspiration Point, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Springdale to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Springdale in April, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 15°C and lows about -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
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 21st (Sun), hike along Wildcat Trail and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Monument Valley tour planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 22°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bluff.

Things to do in Monument Valley

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

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Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bluff attractions planning site .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Bluff takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Mexican Hat.

Things to do in Bluff

#Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site

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Mexican Hat

Mexican Hat
Mexican Hat is a census-designated place (CDP) on the San Juan River on the northern edge of the Navajo Nations borders in south-central San Juan County, Utah, United States. To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Mexican Hat online visit planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bluff to Mexican Hat. In April, daily temperatures in Mexican Hat can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll travel to Page.

Things to do in Mexican Hat

#Parks, #Tours, #Outdoors

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Hanging Gardens Trail has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): hike along Hanging Gardens Trail. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon and then explore the stunning scenery at Lower Antelope Canyon.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Page online trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Mexican Hat to Page. Traveling from Mexican Hat in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 10°C in Page. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in Page

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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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.
To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Getting from Page to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. On the 24th (Wed), you're off toFlagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
For reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Flagstaff road trip planning site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to -2°C. You will leave for Sedona on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Flagstaff

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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Sedona

Sedona
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona journey planner .

Traveling by bus from Flagstaff to Sedona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, Sedona is somewhat warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of 26°C and lows of 10°C. You'll set off for Jerome on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in Sedona

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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Jerome

Jerome ©
Jerome is a town in the Black Hills of Yavapai County in the U.S. To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Jerome trip planner .

You can drive from Sedona to Jerome in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in April, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Jerome. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for Phoenix.

Things to do in Jerome

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tuzigoot National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Tuzigoot National Monument ©
Tuzigoot National Monument
Gold King Mine Museum and Ghost Town ©

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Piestewa Peak, the Dolly Steamboat and Boyce Thompson Arboretum. On the 26th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Boyce Thompson Arboretum and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Piestewa Peak, explore the world behind art at Heard Museum, then take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale, then learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company, and finally get interesting insight from the Dolly Steamboat.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Phoenix trip simple and quick.

Drive from Jerome to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Jerome in April, expect nights in Phoenix to be much warmer, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off toJoshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, the Dolly Steamboat
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
the Dolly Steamboat ©
the Dolly Steamboat

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Joshua Tree National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Joshua Tree National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in April: high temperatures in Joshua Tree National Park hover around 32°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Nature

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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.
You've added Hollywood Sign, Santa Monica Pier, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 29th (Mon), make a trip to Hollywood Sign, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally have fun at TCL Chinese Theatres. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary builder app .

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Wed) before leaving for San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nightlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the San Luis Obispo holiday planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Los Angeles in May since evenings lows in San Luis Obispo dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Morro Bay
Highlights from your plan
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Morro Bay State Park ©
Morro Bay State Park

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Big Sur visit planner.

You can drive from San Luis Obispo to Big Sur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from San Luis Obispo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Big Sur, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for the bus ride to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Big Sur ©
Big Sur

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Monterey Bay Aquarium as well as Cannery Row.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey trip planner .

You can take a bus from Big Sur to Monterey in an hour. Another option is to drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Monterey

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz trip planner .

Drive from Monterey to Santa Cruz in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 3rd (Fri), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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San Francisco

Your list of things to see and do now includes AT&T Park, Union Square, Chinatown, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stroll through Golden Gate Park and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip site .

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Tours, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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