25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner
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Seattle
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 8 nights
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Seattle — 3 nights

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You've now added Pacific Science Center to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then look and learn at Pacific Science Center, and finally take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory, then walk around Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation planner.

Milan, Italy to Seattle is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Milan to Seattle, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in Seattle at 31°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
Museums · Parks · Shopping · Childrens Museums

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and explore and take pictures at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Las Vegas — 5 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online travel planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.
Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Shopping
Side Trip

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.
For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online route planner.

You can 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. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel to San Diego.
Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

San Diego — 2 nights

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 16th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, then view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park. Keep things going the next day: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo and then walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego road trip site.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Museums

Los Angeles — 8 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Beverly Hills (Mulholland Drive & Rodeo Drive), Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more) and Malibu (Solstice Canyon & The Getty Villa). Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation builder app.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the flight back home.
Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Museums
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.