26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Drive:  2​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Scottsdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
7
Boulder City
— 3 nights
car:  6​h
8
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Train:  7​h 30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
End: Los Angeles

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Get in touch with nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and San Diego Zoo. Attractions like La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool make great kid-friendly stops. It doesn't end there: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online trip itinerary builder .

Los Angeles to San Diego is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

2
nights
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then shop like a local with Old Town Scottsdale, and then look for gifts at Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop. On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Desert Botanical Garden and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

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Do a combination of flight and taxi from San Diego to Scottsdale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Scottsdale due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Scottsdale: temperatures range from 48°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Phoenix, Sibley's West: The Chandler and Arizona Gift Shop
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas and then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Lone Rock Beach and then play a few rounds at Lake Powell National Golf Course.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Page road trip site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Scottsdale to Page in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Scottsdale in June, things will get little chillier in Page: highs are around 41°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

3
nights
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.
On the 25th (Mon), look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then steep yourself in history at Cove Fort. Keep things going the next day: trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Point.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip builder website .

You can drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. On the 27th (Wed), you're off toGrand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Cove Fort Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Cove Fort Historic Site ©
Cove Fort Historic Site

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kolb Studio and Hermit's Rest. Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Canyon Village Marketplace. On the 29th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with The Strip.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 47°C and lows are around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Boulder City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
Boulder City

Boulder City ©
A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoover Dam. On the 4th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the engineering at Hoover Dam and then explore the activities along Lake Mohave.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Boulder City travel itinerary planner .

Boulder City is just a stone's throw from Las Vegas. In July, daily temperatures in Boulder City can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Boulder City

Parks Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lake Mohave, Searchlight Nugget Casino
Highlights from your plan
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum ©
Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum
Lake Mohave ©
Lake Mohave

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nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes and then take a memorable drive along Artists Dr. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary builder site .

You can take a bus from Boulder City to Death Valley National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Boulder City in July, expect little chillier with lows of 26°C in Death Valley National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Kids will appreciate attractions like Griffith Observatory and Disneyland Park. Change things up with a short trip to Montana Avenue in Santa Monica (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for gifts at The Original Farmers Market, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Death Valley National Park in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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