25 days in Western US Itinerary

25 days in Western US Itinerary

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25 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
1
San Bruno
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
2
Boulder Creek
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
3
Arroyo Grande
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
7
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
12
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
13
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
14
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
15
Mariposa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
16
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
17
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
18
San Bruno
— Few hours
Drive + Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Frankfurt

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San Bruno

San Bruno ©
San Bruno is a city in San Mateo County, California, United States, incorporated in 1914. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Cruz Wharf as well as Google Android Lawn Statues. On the 2nd (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Google Android Lawn Statues, make a trip to Apple Park Visitor Center, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Cruz Wharf.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Bruno day trip app .

Frankfurt, Germany to San Bruno is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Frankfurt to San Bruno due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Frankfurt in October; daily highs in San Bruno reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Boulder Creek.
Highlights from your plan
Google Android Lawn Statues ©
Google Android Lawn Statues
Santa Cruz Wharf ©
Santa Cruz Wharf
Apple Park Visitor Center ©
Apple Park Visitor Center

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Boulder Creek

Boulder Creek ©
Boulder Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California, with a population of 4,923 as of the 2010 census.Boulder Creek served as the upper terminus of the San Lorenzo Valley Logging Flume terminating in Felton, which began construction in 1874 and when formally opened in October 1875 was augmented by a new rail line to transport logs to the wharf in Santa Cruz. You've added 17-Mile Drive, Elephant Seal Rookery, Limekiln State Park, and other attractions to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Boulder Creek vacation maker .

Drive from San Bruno to Boulder Creek in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Boulder Creek can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Arroyo Grande.

Things to do in Boulder Creek

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Big Sur, Monterey, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Friends of the Elephant Seal, Carmel Mission
Highlights from your plan
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©

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night
Arroyo Grande

Arroyo Grande
Arroyo Grande is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Arroyo Grande tour itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Boulder Creek to Arroyo Grande takes 3.5 hours. In October in Arroyo Grande, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 14°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Fri) before leaving for Santa Monica.

Things to do in Arroyo Grande

Wineries Outdoors Tours

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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.
To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica day trip website .

Traveling by car from Arroyo Grande to Santa Monica takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Arroyo Grande in October since evenings lows in Santa Monica dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Anaheim on the 8th (Tue).

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Tours

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Anaheim

Anaheim
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Anaheim takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of tram and train. When traveling from Santa Monica in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 19°C at night. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
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.
For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego route builder .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in October, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Lake Havasu City tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Lake Havasu City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a train. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Lake Havasu City, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 22°C. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Williams.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
Williams

Williams
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Williams itinerary planner .

Drive from Lake Havasu City to Williams in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Lake Havasu City to Williams, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lake Havasu City in October, things will get colder in Williams: highs are around 22°C and lows about 2°C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Williams

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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. Plan my day in Monument Valley using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Williams to Monument Valley in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Williams in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 6°C in Monument Valley. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature

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night
Page

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 14th (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Page online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Page, with lows around 12°C. On the 15th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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night
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.
To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. While traveling from Page, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Bryce Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -1°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

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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.
For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 18°C. On the 21st (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas planning app .

On the 23rd (Wed), you'll travel to Visalia.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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night
Visalia

Visalia
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Visalia road trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Las Vegas to Visalia. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Las Vegas in October since evenings lows in Visalia dip to 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Mariposa.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks Nature Outdoors

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nights
Mariposa

Mariposa
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Mariposa trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Visalia to Mariposa by car takes about 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You'll set off for South Lake Tahoe on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Mariposa

Outdoors Parks Tours

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Mariposa to South Lake Tahoe takes 4.5 hours. In October, South Lake Tahoe is little chillier than Mariposa - with highs of 20°C and lows of 0°C. On the 31st (Thu), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in October, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are warmer (15°C). You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sun) before leaving for San Bruno.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

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San Bruno

San Bruno
To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Bruno journey planner.

San Bruno is very close to San Francisco. You will leave for home on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in San Bruno

Parks Outdoors Beaches

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