26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Munich
Fly:  17​h
1
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
shuttle + Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + bus:  8​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Munich

2
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Pima Air & Space Museum, take in breathtaking views at Sabino Canyon, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Gates Pass and then learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Tucson tour itinerary builder website .

Munich, Germany to Tucson is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Munich in March, expect nights in Tucson to be somewhat warmer, around 11°C, while days are much hotter, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Gates Pass ©
Gates Pass

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Cathedral Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Go for a jaunt from Sedona to Rimrock to see Montezuma Well about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Doe Mountain Trail, stop by Trailhead Tea, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona attractions planner .

You can drive from Tucson to Sedona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from Tucson in March, plan for slightly colder days in Sedona, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Montezuma Well
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail

3
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.
On the 18th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in March, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are cooler (-5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, then see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip maker website .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. In March, Page is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 21°C and lows of 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Glen Canyon Dam ©
Glen Canyon Dam

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Riverside Walk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple of Sinawava Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Zion National Park vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Zion National Park, with lows of -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Battlefield Vegas and Dig This. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, savor the flavors at Food & Drink, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Zion National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Food Tours

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Badwater Basin and Titus Canyon. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon, and don't miss a visit to Ashford Mill Ruins.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glacier Point and Tunnel View. Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, trek along Panorama Trail, stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker site .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in March: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 13°C, while lows dip to -5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 3rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Lombard Street and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation planning app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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