25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Fly:  29​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 day
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
6
Canon City
— 1 day
taxi + bus:  2​h 15​min
7
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Dammam


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4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks. Relax by the water at Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco tour builder tool .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to San Francisco is an approximately 29-hour flight. Traveling from Dammam to San Francisco, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Dammam in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
nights
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 Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Panorama Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

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Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center and kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

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Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

4
nights
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.
Get outdoors at North Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 9th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Rim Trail, cruise along East Rim Drive, stroll through Tonto Trail, and get great views at Powell Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight 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, plan for a bit cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 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

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
day
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.
On the 13th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Long House, then steep yourself in history at Balcony House, and then explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace.

To find out how to plan a trip to Mesa Verde National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Mesa Verde National Park in 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 and about the same nights in Mesa Verde National Park: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Canon City.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
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Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

1
day
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Skyline Drive and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Canon City tour itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Mesa Verde National Park to Canon City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Canon City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Canon City

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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River Rafting & Tubing
Skyline Drive ©
Skyline Drive

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
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.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Denver trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and bus from Canon City to Denver takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. In August in Denver, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 17°C at night. You will leave for home on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Denver

Nature Parks
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Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans