24 days in Western US Itinerary

24 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip itinerary maker

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
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Yucca Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Pioneertown
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Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive
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Tusayan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bluff
— 1 night
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Page
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon City
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You've added Starline Tours, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Clifton's Living History Tour, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Almere, The Netherlands to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. Traveling from Almere to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Almere in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Beaches

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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 Cottonwood Visitor Center, Cholla Cactus Garden, Arch Rock Nature Trail, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 5th (Thu), get all the information you need at Cottonwood Visitor Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock Nature Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Skull Rock, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Joshua Tree National Park, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yucca Valley.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Yucca Valley

— 1 night
Yucca Valley is an incorporated town in San Bernardino County, California, United States. To see reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yucca Valley online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Yucca Valley by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, daytime highs in Yucca Valley are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Pioneertown.

Things to do in Yucca Valley

Outdoors · Tours · Shopping · Parks

Pioneertown

Pioneertown, California, is an unincorporated community in the Morongo Basin region of southern California's Inland Empire Metropolitan Area, on Pioneertown Road at Route 62 in the town of Yucca Valley. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): go for a walk through Pioneertown.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pioneertown route builder app.

Pioneertown is very close to Yucca Valley. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Lake Havasu City.
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Lake Havasu City

— 1 night
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Havasu City vacation planning tool.

Drive from Pioneertown to Lake Havasu City in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Pioneertown in September, things will get a bit warmer in Lake Havasu City: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for Tusayan.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

Tusayan

— 2 nights
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. You've added Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, Grand Canyon Village, Hermit's Rest, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest and then don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village. Here are some ideas for day two: see the world from above with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters and then take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point.

To see more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Tusayan trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Lake Havasu City to Tusayan in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Lake Havasu City in September: high temperatures in Tusayan hover around 28°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Tusayan

Tours · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bluff

— 1 night
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Bluff Fort Historic Site and then don't miss a visit to Cow Canyon Trading Post.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bluff online vacation planner.

Getting from Tusayan to Bluff by car takes about 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Tusayan in September, with highs in Bluff at 32°C and lows at 13°C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Page.

Things to do in Bluff

Historic Sites

Page

— 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kanab Visitor Center, Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas Boat Tours and Upper Antelope Canyon. On the 10th (Tue), take a tour by water with Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas Boat Tours. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get all the information you need at Kanab Visitor Center and then catch all the local highlights with Upper Antelope Canyon.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Page route builder tool.

You can drive from Bluff to Page in 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Bluff in September since evenings lows in Page dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon City.

Things to do in Page

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon City

— 2 nights
Bryce Canyon City, sometimes shown as Bryce on maps, is a town in Garfield County, Utah, United States, adjacent to Bryce Canyon National Park. To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon City day trip planner.

Getting from Page to Bryce Canyon City by car takes about 3 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Page in September: highs in Bryce Canyon City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 5°C. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon City

Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

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 Valley of Fire State Park as well as Mount Charleston. On the 14th (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Valley of Fire State Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Charleston.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon City to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bryce Canyon City to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon City in September: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 39°C and lows are around 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Artists Palette has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the activities along Badwater Basin and then take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Palette.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 20°C. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature

Mammoth Lakes

— 1 night
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Your day by day itinerary now includes Devils Postpile National Monument as well as Rainbow Falls. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument and then admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary site.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, expect nights in Mammoth Lakes to be colder, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
You've added Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite, Tunnel View, Taft Point, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): make a trip to Yosemite Village and then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Mariposa Grove, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park visit planning app.

Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Alcatraz Island, Battery Spencer and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip