24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Lee Vining
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Escalante
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
8
Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  2​h 30​min
13
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
14
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Mojave
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
16
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Tel Aviv

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, tee off at Lincoln Park, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco travel planner.

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 30th (Mon), explore the activities along Wild Willy's Hot Springs, explore the activities along Convict Lake, and then explore the activities along McLeod Lake. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Minaret Vista, then take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes journey planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Mammoth Lakes is colder at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature
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McLeod Lake ©
McLeod Lake
Minaret Vista ©
Minaret Vista
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then hike along Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park takes 1.5 hours. In October in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Lee Vining.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

1
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Lee Vining

Lee Vining ©
Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Mono Lake County Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, and then cruise along Tioga Rd.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Lee Vining online trip builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining. In October, daily temperatures in Lee Vining can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Lee Vining

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©
Tioga Rd
Tioga Rd
Mono Lake County Park ©
Mono Lake County Park

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 5th (Sat), explore the activities along Badwater Basin and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park tour builder website .

Getting from Lee Vining to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Lee Vining in October, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are much warmer (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Bryce Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Escalante.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

1
night
Escalante

Escalante ©
Escalante is a city in Garfield County, Utah, United States located along Utah Scenic Byway 12 (SR-12) in the south central part of the state. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): head outdoors with Indigo Day Hikes, explore and take pictures at Highway 12 Scenic Byway, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Escalante trip planning app .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Escalante in 2 hours. October in Escalante sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Highway 12 Scenic Byway
Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©

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Capitol Reef National Park

Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Capitol Reef National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Escalante to Capitol Reef National Park in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Capitol Reef National Park

Wildlife Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, then explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Arches National Park trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Arches National Park in 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in October: high temperatures in Arches National Park hover around 25°C and lows are around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
On the 10th (Thu), hike along Murphy Point Trail, admire all the interesting features of Island in the Sky, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Canyonlands National Park road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch

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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. Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, hike along Wildcat Trail, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Monument Valley online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Canyonlands National Park to Monument Valley takes 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park

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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.
On the 12th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Hopi Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail and then get great views at Mather Point.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary website .

Getting from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in October; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 22°C and lows reach 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of The Narrows.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October: highs in Zion National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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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 15th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then enjoy some diversion at Las Vegas Shooting Center, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Wed): push the limits with an extreme tour, take a stroll through The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are much warmer (18°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Mojave.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Las Vegas Shooting Center ©
Las Vegas Shooting Center

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Mojave

Mojave
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): hike along Mojave Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Mojave trip planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Mojave in 2.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mojave

Outdoors Trails Parks

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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.
On the 18th (Fri), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sat): examine the collection at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planner .

Getting from Mojave to Los Angeles by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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