25 days in California, Arizona & Las Vegas Itinerary

25 days in California, Arizona & Las Vegas Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— Few hours
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner.

Krakow, Poland to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Krakow to Los Angeles. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Krakow in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock, then look for all kinds of wild species at Barker Dam Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Keys View.

To find ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park itinerary builder website.

Drive from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in Joshua Tree National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are much warmer, around 45°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
Wildlife Area
Barker Dam Trail
4.4
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Geologic Formation
Keys View
4.7
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Geologic Formation
Skull Rock
4.2

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then get great views at Grandview Point, and then hike along South Kaibab Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Mather Point, steep yourself in history at Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then listen to music at Hopi House, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website.

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Lookout
Grandview Point
4.9

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Page

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. On the next day, enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and finally explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Page day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Page to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 43°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your trip
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Nature / Wildlife Tour
Nature & Wildlife Tours
4.0
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Geologic Formation
Horseshoe Bend
4.8

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 4th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas tour planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Las Vegas. In July, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Page - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Strip
4.1
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Specialty Museum
The Mob Museum
4.5

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
Scenic Drive
Artists Dr
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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Historic Site
Harmony Borax Works
4.0

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

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.
On the 7th (Sun), get to know the fascinating history of Cedar Grove Visitor Center and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then stroll through Moro Rock Trail.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park vacation builder app.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, expect little chillier with lows of 22°C in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Giant Forest
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Geologic Formation
Moro Rock Trail
4.9

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. There's much more to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Panorama Trail
4.9
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): cast your line with a fishing tour, then take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 14th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral and then get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Cannery Row
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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. On the 15th (Mon), kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then learn about winemaking at Caraccioli Cellars.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Carmel tour builder site.

Carmel is very close to Monterey. July in Carmel sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Point Lobos
4.9
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Winery / Vineyard
Caraccioli Cellars
4.3

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Oak Canyon Nature Center will get you outdoors. Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Explore Los Angeles further: make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Los Angeles California Temple.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Carmel in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. On the 20th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Wildlife · Theme Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

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