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
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
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Yermo
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Seligman
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
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Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
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Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
12
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
drive:  7​h
13
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
14
Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
15
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
16
Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
17
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
18
Los Angeles
— 2 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Staples Center, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and explore the world behind art at The Broad.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday builder tool .

If you are flying in from Poland, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Yermo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Staples Center ©
Staples Center
The Broad ©
The Broad

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): cruise along Geology Tour Road.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Joshua Tree National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Joshua Tree National Park, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Yermo.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Outdoors Trails Scenic Drive

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Yermo

Yermo
Yermo is a town in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County, California. You've now added Calico Ghost Town to your itinerary. On the 7th (Sat), see a world frozen in time at Calico Ghost Town and then appreciate the history behind Painted rocks.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yermo trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Yermo in 2 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yermo, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 22°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Yermo

Parks Outdoors Museums

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Seligman

Seligman ©
Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): stop by The Historic Seligman Sundries and then see the interesting displays at Return to the 50s.

For more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Seligman trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Yermo to Seligman in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yermo to Seligman. Traveling from Yermo in September, things will get cooler in Seligman: highs are around 27°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seligman

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Historic Seligman Sundries ©
The Historic Seligman Sundries
Return to the 50s ©
Return to the 50s

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): get great views at Yaki Point, trek along North Kaibab Trail, and then admire all the interesting features of Point Imperial Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): get great views at Powell Point, take some stellar pictures from Maricopa Point, get great views at Lookout Studio, then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park route maker app .

You can drive from Seligman to Grand Canyon National Park in 2 hours. In September in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
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. On the 12th (Thu), stroll around Sandstone Tours, trek along Wildcat Trail, and then make a trip to Forrest Gump Point.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 32°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
Highlights from your plan
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Tower of Babel, then take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers, then stroll through Turret Arch, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Pine Tree Arch.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Arches National Park in 4 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Arches National Park can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Tower of Babel ©
Tower of Babel
Courthouse Towers ©
Courthouse Towers
Pine Tree Arch ©
Pine Tree Arch

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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 14th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Page takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Arches National Park in September, with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

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

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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.
To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Page in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Zion National Park, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)
Highlights from your plan
Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town) ©
Grafton Cemetery (Ghost Town)

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Las Vegas

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 16th (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Graceland Wedding Chapel.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas route maker tool .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Graceland Wedding Chapel ©
Graceland Wedding Chapel

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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 18th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Panamint Range, and then explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Death Valley National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Panamint Range ©
Panamint Range

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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 19th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, then admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then trek along Big Stump Basin, and finally stroll through Big Trees Trail.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. September in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls
Big Stump Basin ©
Big Stump Basin
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through May Lake Trailhead, explore the striking landscape at Cloud's Rest, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, and finally make a trip to Pothole Dome.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are much colder (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): head outdoors with Devil's Kitchen, admire the sheer force of Mill Creek Falls, and then trek along Devastated Area Interpretive Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lassen Volcanic National Park holiday planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Lassen Volcanic National Park to be much warmer, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Falls ©
Mill Creek Falls

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, then stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, then take in the views from San Francisco Bay Bridge, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online holiday builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lassen Volcanic National Park to San Francisco. Traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in September, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Beer Tastings & Tours

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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.
For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Big Sur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Simeon.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

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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.
To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Simeon itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Big Sur to San Simeon takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. While traveling from Big Sur, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 13°C. On the 26th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Simeon

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Leffingwell Landing
Highlights from your plan
Leffingwell Landing ©
Leffingwell Landing

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): stroll through 26-Mile Bike Path, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Long Beach Waterfront, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Huntington Dog Beach, and finally take a stroll through Downtown Huntington Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip app .

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Simeon in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Huntington Beach, Long Beach Waterfront
Highlights from your plan
Huntington Dog Beach ©
Huntington Dog Beach
Long Beach Waterfront ©
Long Beach Waterfront
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter ©

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