27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, Fly to San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Incline Village
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Twin Peaks, Marshall’s Beach, Fisherman's Wharf, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and then visit Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip website.

Antwerp, Belgium to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Incline Village

— 2 nights
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. On the 3rd (Wed), stroll through Burnt Cedar Beach and then kick back and relax at Sand Harbor. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Mackay Mansion, steep yourself in history at Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, and then explore the activities along Lake Tahoe.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Incline Village tour planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Incline Village by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Incline Village: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Incline Village

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Yosemite, Tunnel View has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Incline Village to Yosemite National Park. In July, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder than Incline Village - with highs of 33°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 2 nights

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 7th (Sun), delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest and then steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree. On the 8th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip app.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. In July, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 43°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Death Valley National Park

— 3 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Mosaic Canyon. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point and then take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Death Valley National Park day trip site.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 26°C. On the 11th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

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 Bellagio Hotel and Casino, The LINQ Promenade and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): visit The LINQ Promenade and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and then take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Zion National Park, with highs around 40°C, while nights are colder with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and then explore the striking landscape at Queen Victoria. Keep things going the next day: hike along Fairyland Loop Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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 18th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, trek along Rim Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner.

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Grand Canyon National Park are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

San Diego

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo as well as La Jolla Shores Park. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Point Loma and then walk around La Jolla Shores Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read San Diego online route planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Will Rogers State Beach as well as Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning tool.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

Your day by day itinerary now includes SoMa as well as Palace of Fine Arts Theatre. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden, appreciate the extensive heritage of Golden Gate Promenade, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and finally see a show at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of The Embarcadero and then take a stroll through SoMa.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

Lake Tahoe (Nevada) travel guide

4.1
Casinos · Beaches · Bodies of Water