25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly
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Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive to Page, Fly to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus to Flagstaff Amtrak, Fly to Scottsdale
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Scottsdale
— 1 night
Drive to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, Fly to Aberdeen

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Los Angeles

— 1 night

City of Angels

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 6th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and then grab your bike and head to 26-Mile Bike Path.

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Aberdeen, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Aberdeen in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are warmer (28°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Monterey

— 2 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): stroll through Bird Rock Vista Point and then explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Monterey trip builder site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in Monterey at 20°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel planner.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 1 night

A Land of Giants

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.
On the 12th (Tue), cruise along Generals Hwy, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then trek along Big Baldy.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Visiting McGurk Meadow and Half Dome will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Pioneer Yosemite History Center, hike along Mariposa Grove, get great views at Valley View, and stroll through Yosemite Valley Loop Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Trails

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Las Vegas. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 1 night
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Zion National Park using our trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Zion National Park to be cooler, around 1°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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 21st (Thu): hike along Fairyland Loop Trail, trek along Rim Trail, then get great views at Paria View, and finally surround yourself with nature on Red Canyon Trail Rides.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip website.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in April, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 15°C and lows at -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Wildlife · Trails · Parks

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 22nd (Fri), get a dose of the wild on Deep Desert Expeditions and then take in the dramatic natural features at Corona Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): see Off-Road Tours, stroll through Bike Fiend, then take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, then stroll through Arches National Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Double Arch.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in April, with highs in Moab at 22°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Monument Valley

— 1 night
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): trek along Wildcat Trail, then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in April, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Tours · Trails · Outdoors

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: hike along Rim Trail, walk around Indian Garden, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in April; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 19°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Wildlife

Scottsdale

— 1 night
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 28th (Thu), stroll around McDowell Mountain Regional Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at McDowell Sonoran Preserve. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Lookout Mountain Preserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Arizona Scenic Tours - Day Tours, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild at Heart.

To find more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Scottsdale visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Scottsdale takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect Scottsdale to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can catch the flight back home.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Wildlife · Parks · Wineries · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.