24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Lee Vining
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 day
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Escalante
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
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Canyonlands National Park
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Mojave
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

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. Keep things going the next day: stroll through China Beach, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In September, San Francisco is little chillier than Tel Aviv - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Wild Willy's Hot Springs, explore the activities along Convict Lake, and then contemplate the waterfront views at McLeod Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Minaret Vista, take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes driving holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for much colder nights in Mammoth Lakes, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
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): get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then hike along Panorama Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. 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 · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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): walk around Mono Lake County Park, contemplate the geological forces at Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, and then explore and take pictures at Tioga Rd.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Lee Vining route builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining. In October, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Lee Vining

Wildlife · Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©
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 ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

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

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park journey builder site.

Drive from Lee Vining to Death Valley National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Lee Vining in October, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are much warmer (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

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 bus and flight. Traveling from Death Valley National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Bryce Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to Escalante.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

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

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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): explore and take pictures at Highway 12 Scenic Byway and then take in the dramatic scenery at Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Escalante day trip planning website.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Escalante in 1.5 hours. In October in Escalante, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.

Things to do in Escalante

Wildlife · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Calf Creek Falls Recreation Area ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Capitol Reef National Park .

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Capitol Reef National Park tour itinerary tool.

Getting from Escalante to Capitol Reef National Park by car takes about 2 hours. October in Capitol Reef National Park sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of -1°C at night. 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 · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Reef National Park ©
Capitol Reef National Park

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

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.
On the 9th (Wed), take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace, then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch.

Before you visit Arches National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Capitol Reef National Park to Arches National Park in 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Capitol Reef National Park in October, with highs in Arches National Park at 25°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): hike along Murphy Point Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Island in the Sky, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Canyonlands National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Canyonlands National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
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): admire nature's extreme beauty at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, hike along Wildcat Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley day trip planner.

You can drive from Canyonlands National Park to Monument Valley in 4 hours. In October in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): trek along Rim Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Monument Valley in October: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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.
On the 14th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary app.

You can take a shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 10 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then have fun at Las Vegas Shooting Center, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: push the limits with an extreme tour, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip site.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Mojave.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Mojave

Mojave
On the 17th (Thu), hike along Mojave Trail.

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Getting from Las Vegas to Mojave by car takes about 2.5 hours. In October in Mojave, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 17°C at night. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mojave

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary builder site.

Getting from Mojave to Los Angeles by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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