25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  18​h
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Lake Powell
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h
5
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Lisbon

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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker website .

Lisbon, Portugal to Las Vegas is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Western European Time (WET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Lisbon in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in Zion National Park to be colder, around 2°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows

6
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.
On the 27th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. In October, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Zion National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
On the 1st (Fri), hike along Alstrom Point and then trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Lake Powell road trip planning site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Powell in 7 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, things will get a bit warmer in Lake Powell: highs are around 26°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Alstrom Point
Highlights from your plan
Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point

1
day
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): savor the flavors at Food & Drink, then stroll through Mt. Tallac Trail, and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe trip builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lake Powell to South Lake Tahoe. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lake Powell to South Lake Tahoe due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lake Powell in November, things will get little chillier in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 13°C and lows about -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 7th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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