27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 13 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 8 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Downtown Disney, &more) and Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Santa Monica Pier Aquarium). Pack the 19th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, make a trip to Two Rodeo Drive, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online journey builder.

Florence, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Florence to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. In June, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
4.5

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, don't miss a visit to Cap Rock at Joshua Tree, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Barker Dam Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock, and then admire the natural beauty at Cholla Cactus Garden.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park online day trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in Joshua Tree National Park to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are much hotter, around 45°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife
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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. You've now added Antelope Canyon to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Monument Valley online day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Joshua Tree National Park to Monument Valley in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 38°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Nature · Parks · Outdoors

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Photography Tour
Photography Tours
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stop by SoMa, get great views at Twin Peaks, and see where the action happens at Oracle Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco planning app.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Monument Valley to San Francisco. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Museums · Childrens Museums

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Science Museum
Exploratorium
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7

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