25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Grand Teton National Park
— 3 nights
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Arches National Park
— 4 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Santa Monica
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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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 15th (Sun): kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay State Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach, then take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Half Moon Bay State Beach
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Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach

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Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Teton and Chapel of the Sacred Heart. Get outdoors at Upper Geyser Basin and Leigh Lake. Step out of Grand Teton National Park to go to Yellowstone National Park and see Midway Geyser Basin, which is approximately 1h 35 min away.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Teton National Park journey planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Grand Teton National Park by car takes about 17 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Delicate Arch and Canyoning & Rappelling Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Sand Dune Arch and Park Avenue Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Canyonlands National Park (Upheaval Dome & White Rim Trail). Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Skyline Arch.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Arches National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, train, and car. When traveling from Grand Teton National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Arches National Park, with highs around 42°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. On the 24th (Tue), you're off to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park, Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours
Sand Dune Arch ©
Sand Dune Arch

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, then trek along Bristlecone Loop, and then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary website.

You can drive from Arches National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Arches National Park in July; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 32°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Wall Street ©
Wall Street

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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 off the beaten path and head to Bright Angel Trail and Inner Canyon. Get outdoors at South Kaibab Trail and Yaki Point. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail and stop by Hopi House.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Monica State Beach and Carpinteria State Beach. Appreciate the collections at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Santa Barbara Museum of Art. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Monica side-trips: Malibu (El Matador State Beach & Zuma Beach). It doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier and wander the streets of Rodeo Drive.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Santa Monica holiday maker tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Monica by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Monica due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Santa Monica hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, Rodeo Drive, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Carpinteria State Beach, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee Mecanique and Twin Peaks. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Limantour Beach (in Point Reyes National Seashore). Explore San Francisco further: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, kick back and relax at China Beach, wander the streets of Chinatown, and contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

V. Sattui Winery, Castello di Amorosa, Limantour Beach
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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