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
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
3
Carmel
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Lake Powell
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h
7
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Williams
— Few hours
+3
taxi + Fly + foot + bus:  5​h
9
Anaheim
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
San Diego
— 5 nights
End: San Diego

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Romania, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Cannery Row.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Monterey online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Monterey

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market
Highlights from your plan
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 8th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery by the Sea Carmel and then take in the history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Carmel trip planner .

Carmel is just a stone's throw from Monterey. In July, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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 9th (Tue): try your luck at Casino at Excalibur, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then don't miss a visit to The Strip, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip tool .

You can fly from Monterey to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Monterey in July, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 47°C and 32°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Thu) before leaving for Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
On the 12th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Rim Trail, then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park driving holiday planning tool .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 32°C and lows are around 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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

1
day
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lake Powell online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell by car takes about 7 hours. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Lake Powell: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Shopping

Side Trip

Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You've now added Slide Rock State Park to your itinerary. Walnut Canyon National Monument and Chapel of the Holy Cross will appeal to history buffs. Head to Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art and Rowe Fine Art Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Go for a jaunt from Sedona to Williams to see Bearizona Wildlife Park about 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), view the masterpieces at Honshin Fine Art, buy something for everyone on your list at Tlaquepaque Arts & Crafts Village, and look for gifts at Cocopah.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sedona itinerary planner .

Drive from Lake Powell to Sedona in 7.5 hours. While traveling from Lake Powell, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Walnut Canyon National Monument, Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

few
hours
Williams

Williams
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Williams day trip website .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Williams takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sedona in July, with highs in Williams at 32°C and lows at 15°C. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anaheim.

Things to do in Williams

Outdoors Parks Tours

5
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Escape the urban bustle at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Indian Canyons. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Newport Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel (in Rancho Palos Verdes), Old Town Temecula (in Temecula) and VillageFest (in Palm Springs). Have a day of magic on the 17th (Wed) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's lots more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Christ Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Founder's Park, and admire the landmark architecture of The Packing House.

Find out how to plan Anaheim trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Williams to Anaheim takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Williams in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Anaheim, with lows around 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Palm Springs, Newport Beach, Christ Cathedral, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Old Town Temecula
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

5
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove. Visit Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Point Loma for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego, get engrossed in the history at Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House, and pause for some serene contemplation at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

Before you visit San Diego, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Anaheim to San Diego by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

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