26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Krakow
Fly + subway:  17​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
bus:  5​h
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
5
Anaheim
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 15​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Krakow


5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Family-friendly places like Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Exploratorium will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Montara to see Montara State Beach about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, and take a stroll through Union Square.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

Krakow, Poland to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Krakow to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Krakow in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. On the 17th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Get outdoors at Nature Center at Happy Isles and Panorama Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, hike along Wawona Meadow, and make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

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.
Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach for some beach relaxation. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Watts Towers are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, enjoy the sand and surf at Cabrillo Beach, and explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 26th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Anaheim, use our trip itinerary maker.

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. On the 28th (Mon), you're off toMonument Valley.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): make a trip to Forrest Gump Point, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Anaheim to Monument Valley takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Anaheim to Monument Valley, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Anaheim in May, things will get slightly colder in Monument Valley: highs are around 26°C and lows about 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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 in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 1st (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in a show at Hopi House, and get great views at Yaki Point.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online visit planner .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Circus Circus Adventuredome Theme Park make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at The Mirage, don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and see a show at Casino at the MGM Grand.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

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. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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