26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights

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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 12th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, look for gifts at Lookout Studio, then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and finally cruise along Point Imperial Drive. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Maricopa Point, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder at night with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
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Canyon
Inner Canyon
5.0
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Lookout
Powell Point
4.9

3
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fremont Street Experience as well as Blazin' Paddles. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then get to know the fascinating history of Fremont Street Experience, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 104°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Fremont Street Experience
4.0
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Shopping
The Strip
4.1

3
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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Pacific Beach and Mission Beach Boardwalk. Attractions like USS Midway Museum and Windansea Beach make great kid-friendly stops.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 68°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Historic Walking Area
Mission Beach Boardwalk
4.3
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Specialty Museum
USS Midway Museum
4.8

3
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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.
Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Madame Tussauds Hollywood. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online tour builder.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Natural History Museum
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
4.4
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

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 23rd (Fri), hike along General Grant Tree Trail, cruise along Generals Hwy, and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (98°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Moro Rock Trail
4.9

3
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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.
Mariposa Grove has been added to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Step out of the city life by going to Tioga Pass and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. It doesn't end there: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows and trek along Nevada Falls Loop.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 83°F, while nights are much colder with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Mariposa Grove
4.7
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Tioga Pass
4.9

4
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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.
California Academy of Sciences has been added to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Lands End. Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (73°F), and nights are a bit warmer (57°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Must see
Lands End
4.8

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Old Faithful has been added to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Prismatic Spring and Upper Geyser Basin. Kids will enjoy Uncle Tom's Trail and Artists’ Paintpots. There's still lots to do: trek along North Rim Trail, stroll through Observation Point Trail, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, and contemplate the waterfront views at Dragon's Mouth Springs.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in July since evenings lows in Yellowstone National Park dip to 39°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Old Faithful
4.5

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