24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  74​h
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + bus:  7​h 30​min
7
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
8
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
9
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Porto


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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Cartoon Art Museum, Golden Gate Park, Golden Gate Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then contemplate the long history of Painted Ladies, then wander the streets of Chinatown, and finally catch a live performance at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning site .

Porto, Portugal to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Western European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. April in San Francisco sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre ©
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Last Bookstore, The Broad and The Grammy Museum. On the 9th (Tue), admire the masterpieces at The Broad. On your second day here, look for gifts at The Last Bookstore and then examine the collection at The Grammy Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles route maker site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Grammy Museum ©
The Grammy Museum
The Broad ©
The Broad
The Last Bookstore ©
The Last Bookstore

2
nights
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.
You've added Skull Rock, Cholla Cactus Garden, Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail. On the next day, take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden and then explore the striking landscape at Skull Rock.

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Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: highs in Joshua Tree National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Skull Rock ©
Skull Rock
Keys View ©
Keys View

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck and Gondola Rides at the Venetian. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take a tour by water with Gondola Rides at the Venetian, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and then don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. In April, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Gondola Rides at the Venetian ©
Gondola Rides at the Venetian
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck
Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign ©

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mooney Falls, Moran Point and Grand Canyon North Rim. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon North Rim. On the next day, make a trip to Moran Point and then take in the dramatic scenery at Mooney Falls.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder site .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Mooney Falls
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon North Rim ©
Grand Canyon North Rim
Moran Point ©
Moran Point

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Subway, Court of the Patriarchs, Hidden Canyon, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Court of the Patriarchs and then get outside with The Subway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Hidden Canyon and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Subway ©
The Subway

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, Natural Bridge Canyon, Badwater Basin, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sat): explore the activities along Badwater Basin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park vacation planning site .

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park. Traveling from Zion National Park in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Death Valley National Park: highs are around 29°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Golden Canyon ©
Golden Canyon
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

2
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.
You've added Tunnel Log, Mt. Whitney, Moro Rock, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Mon), hike along Moro Rock, make a trip to Tunnel Log, and then cruise along Generals Hwy. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls and then trek along Mt. Whitney.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park day trip site .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. In April in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Mt. Whitney ©
Mt. Whitney
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Capitan, Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. On the 24th (Wed), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park attractions planner .

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in April, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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