25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 day
5
Hanalei, Kauai
— 3 nights
6
Wailea, Maui
— 3 nights
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
8
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights

2
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

Plan my day in San Francisco using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Rome, Italy to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Rome to San Francisco. Traveling from Rome in August, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bodie State Historic Park and Mono Lake County Park. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Bodie State Historic Park, Mono Lake County Park
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Trinidad State Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Trinidad Art Gallery, then make a trip to Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse, and finally do a tasting at Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park online attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Trinidad
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Trinidad State Beach ©
Trinidad State Beach
Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room ©
Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room

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day
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 15th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, then see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and finally stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Honolulu with the Route module. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Redwood National Park to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in August; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Museums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

3
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei ©
Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Relax by the water at Poipu Beach Park and Hanalei Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Na Pali Coast State Park and Kalalau Trail. Go for a jaunt from Hanalei to Poipu to see Spouting Horn about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beach and look for gifts at Ching Young Village Shopping Center.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Hanalei journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Hanalei takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Poipu, Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

3
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Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Lahaina Front Street and Scuba & Snorkeling. Step out of the city life by going to Zipline and Wailea Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Wailea side-trips: Lahaina (Maui On Metal & Napili Beach). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Tutu's Pantry.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Wailea journey maker app.

Getting from Hanalei to Wailea by flight takes about 4.5 hours. In August in Wailea, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Kihei, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach

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night
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.
On the 22nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and finally shop like a local with The Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, shop like a local with Montana Avenue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and finally stop by Amoeba Music.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Wailea to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In August, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Wailea - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Montana Avenue
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 24th (Sat), explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

Plan my Death Valley National Park trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

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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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Head to Hopi House and Canyon Village Marketplacefor some retail therapy. There's more to do: stroll through South Kaibab Trail and hike along Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip app.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Death Valley National Park, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Uncle Tom's Trail. Explore hidden gems such as Grand Prismatic Spring and Yellowstone Lake. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, hike along Fountain Paint Pot, and look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In August, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake