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:  13​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus:  6​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Solvang
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
11
Zion National Park
— 1 night
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  2​h 30​min
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
14
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Partington Cove.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Big Sur travel route planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Big Sur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. July in Big Sur sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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nights
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 12th (Sun): admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and finally cruise along Generals Hwy. On your second day here, hike along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Big Sur in July, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are much hotter (43°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail

3
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip planning app .

Take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Visalia.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
Visalia

Visalia ©
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. On the 17th (Fri), have fun and explore at ImagineU Children's Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sequoia National Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Visalia vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Visalia takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Visalia: highs are around 43°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Solvang.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
ImagineU Children's Museum ©
ImagineU Children's Museum

1
night
Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then learn about winemaking at Rusack Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, and finally stop by Vinhus.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Solvang trip website .

Traveling by car from Visalia to Solvang takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Visalia in July, things will get a bit cooler in Solvang: highs are around 36°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Solvang

Tours Wineries Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Ynez
Highlights from your plan
Rusack Vineyards ©
Rusack Vineyards
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery ©
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery
Vinhus ©
Vinhus

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): look and learn at Griffith Observatory and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and then experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Solvang to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Solvang in July, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 21st (Tue), admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, then take in the awesome beauty at Eureka Peak, and then explore the striking landscape at Keys View.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in Joshua Tree National Park reach 46°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Eureka Peak ©
Eureka Peak
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Keys View ©
Keys View

1
night
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Hualapai Mountain Park, stroll around Metcalf Park, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Black Bridge Brewery.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Kingman travel route app .

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Kingman by car takes about 4 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Kingman. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July: high temperatures in Kingman hover around 43°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kingman

Parks Trails Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Metcalf Park ©
Metcalf Park
Black Bridge Brewery ©
Black Bridge Brewery

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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 23rd (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally get your game on at The Roller Coaster. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, have fun at The Little Vegas Chapel, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can drive from Kingman to Las Vegas in 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Kingman to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kingman in July, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): get great views at Observation Point and then stroll through The Narrows.

Discover how to plan a Zion National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Zion National Park hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, get outside with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zion National Park in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car 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

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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.
On the 29th (Wed), see Off-Road Tours, then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and finally take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Page vacation planning tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are warmer (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Off-Road Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): go for a walk through Paria View, then explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and car. When traveling from Page in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Bryce Canyon National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Paria View ©
Paria View

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