24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Barstow
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
7
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Carmel
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
10
Laguna Beach
— 1 night
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Amsterdam


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.
On the 28th (Sun), browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): shop like a local with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Las Vegas is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Las Vegas is minus 9 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 47°C and lows are around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
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.
On the 31st (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, temps between 34°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take a memorable tour with Tours, then browse the collection at Page Public Library, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and finally take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get outside with Wahweap Overlook, then see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Page day trip planning site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Page hover around 39°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, then get your game on at The Roller Coaster, and then enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at Dig This, then take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Page to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Page in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Barstow.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Dig This ©
Dig This
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

1
night
Barstow

Barstow ©
Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. On the 6th (Tue), get some fabulous bargains at Outlets at Barstow, then get a new perspective on nature at Mojave River Valley Museum, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Calico Ghost Town, and finally don't miss a visit to Barstow Station.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Barstow tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Las Vegas to Barstow by car takes about 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Barstow

Shopping Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Calico Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Outlets at Barstow ©
Outlets at Barstow
Mojave River Valley Museum ©
Mojave River Valley Museum
Calico Ghost Town ©
Calico Ghost Town

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then cruise along Generals Hwy.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Barstow to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. In August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is little chillier than Barstow - with highs of 41°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately 46 minutes away. Spend the 11th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco route planner.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

3
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): cruise along 17-Mile Drive, don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium, take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Carlos Cathedral, and then kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Carmel online trip maker .

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. August in Carmel sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

2
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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Downtown Disney, which is approximately 34 minutes away. Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip planner .

Getting from Carmel to Los Angeles by combination of bus and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. In August, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Carmel - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Downtown Disney
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

1
night
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach ©
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): kick back and relax at Newport Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Crystal Cove, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Victoria Beach.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Laguna Beach holiday planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Laguna Beach sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Newport Beach
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach

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