25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
Monterey
— 1 night
3
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
5
San Diego
— 7 nights
6
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
9
Los Angeles
— 1 night

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Park, Silicon Valley, Ghirardelli Square, and other attractions you added. Step out of the city life by going to San Francisco Bay and Stinson Beach. Attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Fort Point make great kid-friendly stops.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday maker site.

Zurich, Switzerland to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Zurich in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Stinson Beach, Silicon Valley
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Fort Point ©
Fort Point

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes 17-Mile Drive as well as Monterey Bay Aquarium. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then explore and take pictures at 17-Mile Drive.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Monterey trip site.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in Monterey are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 23rd (Tue), you're off to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

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. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Butterfly Grove, stroll around Eldwaylen Ocean Park, and then browse the different shops at Pismo Beach Premium Outlets.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Pismo Beach online road trip planner.

You can drive from Monterey to Pismo Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in July: highs in Pismo Beach hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Pismo Beach Premium Outlets ©
Pismo Beach Premium Outlets

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paramount Pictures Studio Tour as well as Hollywood Boulevard. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Boulevard and then get behind the scenes with Paramount Pictures Studio Tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Pismo Beach in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Pacific Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Beach ©
Pacific Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Paramount Pictures Studio Tour ©
Paramount Pictures Studio Tour

7
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Jolla Cove, San Diego Surf School and SeaWorld San Diego. Visit San Clemente State Beach and Windansea Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Del Mar City Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: San Clemente Coastal Trail (in San Clemente), Palomar Observatory (in Palomar Mountain) and Mission San Luis Rey (in Oceanside). There's still lots to do: stroll through Ocean Beach Dog Beach, kick back and relax at Torrey Pines State Beach, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and work some fitness into your day at Mission Beach Boardwalk.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

San Clemente, Oceanside, Palomar Observatory, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological, Del Mar City Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Panamint Range. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, Head underground at Titus Canyon, and then contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip planning app.

You can drive from San Diego to Death Valley National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Panamint Range ©
Panamint Range

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and Shelby American Inc. You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Counts Kustoms. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and get your game on at Dig This.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
River Rafting & Tubing

2
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.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then explore the stunning scenery at Moran Point.

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

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Moran Point ©
Moran Point

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Paramount Pictures Studio Tour as well as Hollywood Boulevard. On the 10th (Sat), see some familiar sights at Paramount Pictures Studio Tour and then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Boulevard.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Los Angeles fast, fun, and easy.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Paramount Pictures Studio Tour ©
Paramount Pictures Studio Tour

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