24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
5
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
7
San Francisco
— 5 nights
8
Monterey
— 1 night
9
Carmel
— 1 night
10
Big Sur
— 1 day
11
Cambria
— 1 night
12
Santa Monica
— 2 nights

1
night
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 30th (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

Manchester, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Los Angeles. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): stroll through Children's Pool and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego attractions site.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thenadmire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: get your game on at The Roller Coaster, take a memorable tour with Tours, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas itinerary builder website.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

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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.
On the 4th (Sat), get great views at Mather Point and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, thentake in breathtaking views at Moran Point, and then hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Death Valley 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

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 6th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Death Valley National Park at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, cruise along Tioga Pass, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip app.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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nights
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, walk around Golden Gate Park, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, thenget to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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night
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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links and then enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel route planning app.

Carmel is just a stone's throw from Monterey. In August in Carmel, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Golf Beaches

Side Trip

Pebble Beach Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links

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day
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 17th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, thenadmire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and finally hike along Partington Cove.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Big Sur trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Carmel to Big Sur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Cambria.

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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night
Cambria

Cambria
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cambria using our trip planner.

Drive from Big Sur to Cambria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Big Sur in August, expect nights in Cambria to be about the same, around °C, while days are much warmer, around °C. On the 18th (Sat), you're off to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Santa Monica to Santa Clarita to see Six Flags Magic Mountain about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, grab your bike and head to 26-Mile Bike Path, look for gifts at Bergamot Station, and shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

You can plan Santa Monica trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Cambria to Santa Monica by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Traveling from Cambria in August, expect nights in Santa Monica to be a bit warmer, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

The Getty Villa, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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