27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Shanghai
Fly:  16​h 45​min
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Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
2
Ontario
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Beaver
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
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Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Moose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
10
Twin Falls
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Reno
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
13
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Shanghai

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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.
For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker website .

Shanghai, China to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from China Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -16 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Shanghai in September since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Ontario.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Ontario

Ontario
Ontario is a city located in southwestern San Bernardino County, California, United States, east of downtown Los Angeles. To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Ontario trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Ontario takes an hour. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Ontario, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 21°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Ontario

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games

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Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and The Range 702. Spend the 9th (Mon) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. There's much more to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ontario to Las Vegas. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Ontario in September, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Dig This ©
Dig This

1
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Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 11th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Heritage House, then explore the ancient world of Moqui Cave, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Kanab trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Kanab takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Kanab, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Wildlife Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave
Kanab Heritage House Musuem ©
Kanab Heritage House Musuem

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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 (Thu): explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, then get great views at Lipan Point, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website .

Drive from Kanab to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kanab in September: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Beaver.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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Beaver

Beaver
Beaver is a city in Beaver County, Utah, United States. To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Beaver road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Beaver takes 6 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Beaver hover around 32°C and lows are around 11°C. You will leave for Salt Lake City on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Beaver

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 13th (Fri), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Temple Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Golden Spike National Historic Site.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Beaver to Salt Lake City takes 3 hours. Traveling from Beaver in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Salt Lake City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Moose.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Room Escape Games

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Moose

Moose ©
Moose is an unincorporated community in Teton County, Wyoming, United States, in the Jackson Hole valley. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): explore the activities along Snake River and then explore the stunning scenery at Cascade Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Grand Teton.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Moose trip builder website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Salt Lake City to Moose. Traveling from Salt Lake City in September, you will find days in Moose are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are colder (3°C). You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Moose

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon ©
Cascade Canyon
Snake River Bridge ©
Snake River Bridge

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and West Thumb Geyser Basin. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, look for all kinds of wild species at Firehole Canyon Drive, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip tool .

Drive from Moose to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Moose in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Twin Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

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Twin Falls

Twin Falls ©
Twin Falls is the county seat and largest city of Twin Falls County, Idaho, United States. On the 21st (Sat), look for gifts at Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise, take in the views from Perrine Bridge, and then stroll through Snake River Canyon Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Twin Falls trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Twin Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Twin Falls: highs are around 28°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Twin Falls

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise ©
Rudy's - A Cook's Paradise
Perrine Bridge ©
Perrine Bridge

1
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Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Truckee River Walk.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Reno online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Twin Falls to Reno in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Twin Falls to Reno is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Twin Falls in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Reno, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in Reno

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral ©
Saint Thomas Aquinas Cathedral

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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 23rd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lombard Street and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the next day, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Reno to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Reno in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 26th (Thu).

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carpinteria State Beach and Camarillo Premium Outlets. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Malibu (Zuma Beach & El Matador State Beach). Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Enjoy Los Angeles some more: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 2nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Carpinteria State Beach, Disneyland Park, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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