25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  14​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Arches National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
9
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
10
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
12
San Francisco
— Few hours
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Paris

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Lands End and Muir Woods National Monument. You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary site .

Paris, France to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lands End ©
Lands End

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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.
On the 1st (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

To find other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 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 June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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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 outdoors at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Step off the beaten path and head to Shelby American Inc and Alibi Las Vegas. There's more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, Las Vegas is warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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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.
On the 7th (Tue), trek along Riverside Walk and then hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for slightly colder days in Zion National Park, with highs around 40°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, and finally trek along Rim Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To find maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in July; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 32°C and lows reach 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): stroll through Landscape Arch, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiery Furnace, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Wolfe Ranch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Turret Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Windows.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park itinerary planner .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Arches National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Arches National Park hover around 42°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Lake Powell trip planner .

Getting from Arches National Park to Lake Powell by car takes about 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lake Powell when traveling from Arches National Park in July, with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get great views at Powell Point, get great views at Maricopa Point, then get advice or help at Yavapai Point, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Grand Canyon National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Lake Powell to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in July, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Kingman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 16th (Thu), browse for treasures at The Farmhouse.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Kingman trip maker site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Kingman in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Kingman: highs are around 43°C and lows about 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Shopping Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Mohave Museum of History and Arts ©
Mohave Museum of History and Arts
Kingman Army Air Field Museum ©
Kingman Army Air Field Museum
Stetson Winery ©
Stetson Winery

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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.
On the 18th (Sat), catch a movie at California Science Center, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and then admire the masterpieces at The Broad.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Kingman to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kingman to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Kingman in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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California Science Center ©
California Science Center
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): browse the eclectic array of goods at San Luis Obispo County Farmers' Market Association, take an in-depth tour of History Center and Museum of San Luis Obispo County, and then examine the collection at Museum of Art.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Luis Obispo journey site .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in San Luis Obispo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Museums Shopping
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Museum of Art ©
Museum of Art

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San Francisco

San Francisco
To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. On the 20th (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

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