24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Page
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 night
8
Idaho Falls
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
10
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
11
San Francisco
— 3 nights
12
Big Sur
— 1 night
13
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
14
Los Angeles
— 1 night

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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 10th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, thensteep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, and then take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park online attractions planner.

Milan, Italy to Death Valley National Park is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight, bus, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Milan to Death Valley National Park. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Milan in August: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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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 11th (Sun): take a spin around town with Escape Adventures.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Escape Adventures ©
Escape Adventures

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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 (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon and then hike along Rim Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab 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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Page using our trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Page reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

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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 15th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wildcat Trail, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. In August, Monument Valley is a bit cooler than Page - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, thenexplore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Fiery Furnace.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Monument Valley to Arches National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Arches National Park

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

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Arches National Park to Salt Lake City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. In August, daytime highs in Salt Lake City are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Idaho Falls.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls
Idaho Falls is a city in and the county seat of Bonneville County, Idaho, United States, and is the largest city in Eastern Idaho. Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the activities along Jefferson County Lake, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park, and then get impressive views of Hell's Half Acre Lava Field.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Idaho Falls tour planning website.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Idaho Falls by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, taxi, and shuttle. In August, Idaho Falls is slightly colder than Salt Lake City - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Idaho Falls

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Jefferson County Lake
Highlights from your plan
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field
Hell's Half Acre Lava Field
Jefferson County Lake ©
Jefferson County Lake
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park ©
Idaho Falls Zoo at Tautphaus Park

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Dragon's Mouth Springs. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Prismatic Spring and Midway Geyser Basin. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park journey planning app.

You can drive from Idaho Falls to Yellowstone National Park in 4 hours. In August, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Idaho Falls - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Dragon's Mouth Springs ©
Dragon's Mouth Springs
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Escape the urban bustle at Yosemite, Tunnel View and Sentinel Dome. There's much more to do: hike along Mariposa Grove, tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Bodega Dunes and Bean Hollow State Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Marin Headlands and Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Moss Beach to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve about 34 minutes away. There's more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a San Francisco vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bean Hollow State Beach, Marin Headlands, Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail, Bodega Dunes, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Bodega Dunes ©
Bodega Dunes

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Andrew Molera State Park, and then stroll through Point Sur State Historic Park.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Big Sur online trip builder.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Big Sur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Big Sur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Point Sur State Historic Park ©
Point Sur State Historic Park
Andrew Molera State Park ©
Andrew Molera State Park

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 30th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara, kick back and relax at Carpinteria State Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, and finally identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Santa Barbara takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. Traveling from Big Sur in August, you will find days in Santa Barbara are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Carpinteria
Highlights from your plan
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve

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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 31st (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Barbara in August, with highs in Los Angeles at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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