25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Big Sur
— 1 day
bus:  1​h
5
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Somerset
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Lone Pine
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
12
Zion National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
13
Orderville
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
14
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
15
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
16
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
17
Needles
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
18
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
End: Los Angeles

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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.
To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Original Muscle Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica tour planner .

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Spas Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Original Muscle Beach ©
Original Muscle Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Simeon

San Simeon
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
You've now added Elephant Seal Rookery to your itinerary.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Simeon trip planner .

You can drive from Santa Monica to San Simeon in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Monica in July: highs in San Simeon hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Simeon

Wildlife Parks

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Limekiln State Park, immerse yourself in nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Point Sur State Historic Park.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Big Sur trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from San Simeon to Big Sur in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from San Simeon in July, plan for cooler days in Big Sur, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Point Sur State Historic Park ©
Point Sur State Historic Park

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 7th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the architecture and history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, take in the history at Mission San Juan Bautista, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, then walk around Dennis the Menace Park, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Lovers Point.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey itinerary builder website .

Traveling by bus from Big Sur to Monterey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, Mission San Juan Bautista
Highlights from your plan
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Dennis the Menace Park ©
Dennis the Menace Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

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

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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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 outdoors at Taft Point and El Capitan. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Panorama Trail and Half Dome. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View.

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

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Somerset.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Somerset

Somerset ©
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): stop by Mill View Ranch, sample the tasty concoctions at Jack Russell Brewery, admire all the interesting features of Rainbow Orchards, then do a tasting at Cantiga Wineworks, and finally learn about winemaking at Saluti Cellars.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Somerset day trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Somerset with the Route module. Expect much hotter evenings in Somerset when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 23°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lone Pine.

Things to do in Somerset

Wineries Shopping Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Camino
Highlights from your plan
Cantiga Wineworks ©
Cantiga Wineworks
Saluti Cellars ©
Saluti Cellars
Crystal Basin Cellars ©
Crystal Basin Cellars

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Lone Pine

Lone Pine
Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): hike along Mobius Arch Loop Trailhead and then contemplate the long history of California Historical Landmark 507.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Lone Pine holiday planner .

Getting from Somerset to Lone Pine by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Somerset in July, you will find days in Lone Pine are a bit warmer (43°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). On the 16th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Trails Parks Outdoors

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park driving holiday planning app .

Getting from Lone Pine to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Lone Pine in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

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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.
You've now added Shelby American Inc to your itinerary. On the 16th (Tue), take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, with lows around 32°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Thu) before leaving for Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orderville.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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Orderville

Orderville ©
Orderville is a town in Kane County, Utah, United States. For maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Orderville day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Orderville with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 40°C in July, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Moab.

Things to do in Orderville

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Bryce Canyon National Park, Maynard Dixon Living History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Point ©
Rainbow Point
Yovimpa Point ©
Yovimpa Point
Maynard Dixon Living History Museum ©

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Arches National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Moab trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Orderville to Moab takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Moab when traveling from Orderville in July, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trips

Arches National Park, Sego Canyon Petroglyphs
Highlights from your plan
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve ©
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 22nd (Mon), have fun at Gunfighter Canyon and then explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Page trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Moab to Page in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Moab in July since evenings lows in Page dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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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.
On the 24th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, get great views at Maricopa Point, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then get great views at Yaki Point, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Yavapai Point.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Needles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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Needles

Needles ©
Needles is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Needles day trip app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Needles in 4 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Needles is minus 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Needles at 51°C and lows at 36°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Needles

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Havasu National Wildlife Refuge ©
Havasu National Wildlife Refuge

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. See even more of Los Angeles: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, and explore and take pictures at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online travel planner .

You can drive from Needles to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Needles in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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