25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 day
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Canon City
— 1 day
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Denver
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Visiting Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip tool.

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to San Francisco is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Dammam to San Francisco. Traveling from Dammam in July, things will get much colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Visit Santa Monica State Beach and Will Rogers State Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. It doesn't end there: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Los Angeles is warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. On the 9th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, get great views at Powell Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Long House, then delve into the distant past at Balcony House, and then delve into the distant past at Cliff Palace.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Mesa Verde National Park online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Mesa Verde National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Mesa Verde National Park, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

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Canon City

Climate Capital of Colorado

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 14th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Canon City planning tool.

You can fly from Mesa Verde National Park to Canon City in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Canon City, with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Denver.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 15th (Thu), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Denver online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Canon City to Denver in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in Denver

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans