25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  25​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Mariposa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
6
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
10
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Jeddah


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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Get in touch with nature at Muir Woods National Monument and Twin Peaks. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, take a stroll through Union Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip website .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to San Francisco is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Arabia Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 11 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Jeddah in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 9th (Mon), admire the architecture and history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, tour the pleasant surroundings at McAbee Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Breakwater.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from San Francisco to Monterey by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Monterey sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission
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Breakwater ©
Breakwater

1
night
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. On the 10th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Eldwaylen Ocean Park, then enjoy the sea views from Point San Luis Lighthouse, and then take in the exciting artwork at Steynberg Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Pismo Beach trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Monterey to Pismo Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in September: highs in Pismo Beach hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Point San Luis Lighthouse, Steynberg Gallery
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Point San Luis Lighthouse ©
Point San Luis Lighthouse

3
nights
Mariposa

Mariposa ©
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
Get some cultural insight at Ansel Adams Gallery and Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail. Step out of the city life by going to Vernal Fall and Glacier Point. Venture out of the city with trips to Yosemite National Park (Nature Center at Happy Isles, Yosemite Village, & more). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Mariposa Museum and History Center and stop by Casto Oaks Fine Wine and Arts.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mariposa day trip planning website .

You can drive from Pismo Beach to Mariposa in 4 hours. When traveling from Pismo Beach in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mariposa: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mariposa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, admire the sheer force of Roaring River Falls, then admire all the interesting features of Generals Hwy, and finally hike along Moro Rock.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Mariposa to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. In September in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Get some cultural insight at Charcoal Kilns and The Ranch at Furnace Creek. Take a break from the city and head to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Panamint Range. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon and take some stellar pictures from Father Crowley Vista Point.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. In September, daytime highs in Death Valley National Park are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
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Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Charcoal Kilns ©
Charcoal Kilns

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. Explore hidden gems such as Powell Point and Yavapai Point. There's still lots to do: get great views at Yaki Point, walk around Indian Garden, look for gifts at Lookout Studio, and take in breathtaking views at Moran Point.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Moran Point ©
Moran Point

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night
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Lake Havasu State Park, stop by Lake Havasu Sunday Swap Meet & Vehicle Mart, then snap pictures at London Bridge, and finally stroll around Rotary Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Lake Havasu City online tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City in 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Havasu City is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get much hotter in Lake Havasu City: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Parks Nature Shopping
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Lake Havasu State Park ©
Lake Havasu State Park
London Bridge ©
London Bridge

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Coronado Beach and Moonlight State Beach. Visit South Carlsbad State Beach and Del Mar City Beach for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: stroll through La Jolla Shores Park, don't miss a visit to Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego vacation builder site .

Getting from Lake Havasu City to San Diego by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or take a train. While traveling from Lake Havasu City, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Coronado Beach, South Carlsbad State Beach, Moonlight State Beach, Del Mar City Beach
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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Broad.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
The Broad ©
The Broad
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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