24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rome
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Rome

7
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney). There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Rome, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Rome to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Rome in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History. On your second day here, cruise along Kings Canyon Scenic Byway and then take a peaceful walk through Grant Grove.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Grant Grove ©
Grant Grove
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History

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 30th (Sat): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get great views at Inspiration Point, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours, then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point, take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, and then admire the majestic nature at Goosenecks State Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley visit website .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 36°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Forrest Gump Point, Goosenecks State Park, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Photography Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post 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 (Wed): stroll through Bright Angel Trail. On your second day here, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler than Monument Valley - with highs of 33°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 47°C and 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Golden Gate Park, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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