24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  30​min
1
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 11 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Boulder City
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Santa Monica Beach has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): examine the collection at The Getty Villa, then stroll through Santa Monica Beach, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Avenue. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, steep yourself in history at Greystone Mansion and Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Placerita Canyon Nature Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santa Monica visit planner.

Los Angeles to Santa Monica is an approximately half hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or ride a tram. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for slightly colder days in Santa Monica, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, The Getty Villa, Placerita Canyon Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

11
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Hollywood & Highland. The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park), Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach & Crystal Cove) and Irvine Spectrum Center (in Irvine). Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, contemplate the waterfront views at Big Bear Lake, and appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Santa Monica. Traveling from Santa Monica in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Anaheim, Temecula, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological, Mission San Juan Capistrano, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

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.
You've now added Antelope Canyon to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): stop by Canyon Village Marketplace and then hike along Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in July, with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Antelope Canyon
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

2
nights
Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Grand Canyon West Rim Luxury Helicoptors has been added to your itinerary. On the 18th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Nevada State Railroad Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then see the interesting displays at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, and finally see the world from above with Grand Canyon West Rim Luxury Helicoptors. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: play a few rounds at Cascata Golf Course and then tee off at Boulder Creek Golf Club.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Boulder City trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Boulder City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Boulder City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Boulder City, with highs around 45°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Boulder City

Outdoors Golf Tours

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Boulder Creek Golf Club ©
Boulder Creek Golf Club
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Nevada State Railroad Museum ©
Nevada State Railroad Museum

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 20th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and finally make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Clark County Wetlands Park, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, then engage your brain at Bodies The Exhibition, and finally examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planning website .

Las Vegas is just a short distance from Boulder City. In July, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 47°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Spring Mountains National Recreational Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Titanic ©
Titanic

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): hike along Artist Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then get to know the fascinating history of Uncle Tom's Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: get all the information you need at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get much colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 26°C and lows about 5°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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