24 days in Western US Itinerary

24 days in Western US Itinerary

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24 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Almere
Drive + Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Joshua Tree National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Yucca Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Pioneertown
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
5
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
Tusayan
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Bluff
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
9
Bryce Canyon City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
12
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
car:  5​h
13
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  19​h
End: Almere

4
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.
You've added Starline Tours, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Clifton's Living History Tour, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

Almere, Holland to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Almere in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 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

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

few
hours
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Cottonwood Visitor Center, Cholla Cactus Garden, Arch Rock, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): get all the information you need at Cottonwood Visitor Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden, make a trip to Arch Rock, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock, and finally explore the striking landscape at Keys View.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park tour planner.

You can 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. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Joshua Tree National Park: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yucca Valley.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Keys View ©
Keys View
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Cholla Cactus Garden ©
Cholla Cactus Garden

1
night
Yucca Valley

Yucca Valley
Yucca Valley is an incorporated town in San Bernardino County, California, United States. To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yucca Valley route planner .

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Yucca Valley in 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Yucca Valley can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Pioneertown.

Things to do in Yucca Valley

Outdoors Tours Museums

few
hours
Pioneertown

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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): go for a walk through Pioneertown.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Pioneertown road trip planning site .

Pioneertown is just a stone's throw from Yucca Valley. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Lake Havasu City.
Highlights from your plan
Pioneertown ©
Pioneertown

1
night
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Havasu City trip planner.

Getting from Pioneertown to Lake Havasu City by car takes about 3.5 hours. In September, Lake Havasu City is a bit warmer than Pioneertown - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Tusayan.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, Grand Canyon Village, Hermit's Rest, and other attractions you added. On the 7th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest and then don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village. On the next day, see the world from above with Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters and then get great views at Navajo Point.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tusayan trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Lake Havasu City to Tusayan in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Lake Havasu City in September, things will get much colder in Tusayan: highs are around 28°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bluff.

Things to do in Tusayan

Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village
Navajo Point ©
Navajo Point

1
night
Bluff

Bluff ©
Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Bluff Fort Historic Site and then don't miss a visit to Cow Canyon Trading Post.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bluff online visit planner .

Traveling by car from Tusayan to Bluff takes 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. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Page.

Things to do in Bluff

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bluff Fort Historic Site ©
Bluff Fort Historic Site
Cow Canyon Trading Post ©
Cow Canyon Trading Post

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Kanab Visitor Center, Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas Boat Tours and Upper Antelope Canyon. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get interesting insight from Lake Powell Resorts & Marinas Boat Tours. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get answers to all your questions at Kanab Visitor Center and then see the top attractions with Upper Antelope Canyon.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Page trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bluff to Page takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bluff in September, Page is a bit warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon City.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Kanab Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Upper Antelope Canyon ©
Upper Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Kanab Visitor Center ©
Kanab Visitor Center

2
nights
Bryce Canyon City

Bryce Canyon City ©
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 ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon City vacation planner .

Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon City in 3 hours. Traveling from Page in September, you will find days in Bryce Canyon City are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are cooler (5°C). You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sat) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon City

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Bryce Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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 Valley of Fire State Park as well as Mount Charleston. On the 14th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Charleston.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon City to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In September, Las Vegas is much hotter than Bryce Canyon City - with highs of 39°C and lows of 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

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Mount Charleston ©
Mount Charleston

1
night
Death Valley National Park

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

You can plan Death Valley National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, Death Valley National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

1
night
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
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. On the 17th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument and then take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mammoth Lakes online journey planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Death Valley National Park, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Mammoth Lakes, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Wed) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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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.
You've added Bridalveil Fall, Yosemite, Tunnel View, Taft Point, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village and then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall. On the next day, stroll around Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

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

Traveling by bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. On the 20th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Alcatraz Island, Battery Spencer and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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