27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
train + Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
10
Big Sur
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Stuttgart

2
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.
On the 16th (Tue), browse the different shops at Universal CityWalk Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Wed): stop by Friends of the Camarillo Library Bookstore, then revel in the low prices at Camarillo Premium Outlets, and then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Stuttgart, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Stuttgart to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Stuttgart in April, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Camarillo, Santa Monica
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Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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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.
On the 19th (Fri), hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, don't miss a visit to Valley View, and then explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Rainbow Pool and then tee off at Pine Mountain Lake Golf Course.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park attractions tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Groveland
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Pine Mountain Lake Golf Course ©
Pine Mountain Lake Golf Course
Rainbow Pool ©
Rainbow Pool

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): explore the activities along Gull Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tee off at Sierra Star Golf Club, explore the activities along Wild Willy's Hot Springs, and then identify plant and animal life at McGee Creek.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes trip tool .

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes in 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

June Lake, Mono Lake County Park
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Gull Lake ©
Gull Lake
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes ©
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes
Sierra Star Golf Club ©
Sierra Star Golf Club

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to La Jolla Shores Park and South Carlsbad State Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Mission Beach Park. It doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Seaport Village and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego route builder website .

Fly from Mammoth Lakes to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in April: highs in San Diego hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): get outside with Sloan Park and then browse the different shops at Scottsdale Fashion Square.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Phoenix road trip site .

You can fly from San Diego to Phoenix in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Phoenix, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Sloan Park, Scottsdale Fashion Square
Highlights from your plan
Scottsdale Fashion Square ©
Scottsdale Fashion Square

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step off the beaten path and head to Oak Creek Vista Point and Bear Mountain Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Montezuma Well and Coconino National Forest. There's still lots to do: stroll through Doe Mountain Trail, wander the streets of Historic Old Town Cottonwood, admire the majestic nature at Crescent Moon Picnic Site, and do a tasting at Page Springs Cellars.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Sedona online tour planner .

You can drive from Phoenix to Sedona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Phoenix in April, things will get a bit cooler in Sedona: highs are around 26°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Historic Old Town Cottonwood, Page Springs Cellars, Coconino National Forest, Montezuma Well
Highlights from your plan
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Coconino National Forest ©
Coconino National Forest
Bear Mountain Trail ©
Bear Mountain Trail

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nights
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 2nd (Thu): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, then get great views at Pima Point, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in May, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Lone Rock Beach, take in the dramatic natural features at Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos, and then identify plant and animal life at The Chains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Paria Canyon Wilderness Area, take in breathtaking views at Nautilus Rock, and then take in breathtaking views at Buckskin Gulch.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Page vacation planning site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Big Water, Kanab
Highlights from your plan
Lone Rock Beach ©
Lone Rock Beach
Buckskin Gulch ©
Buckskin Gulch
Paria Rimrocks Toadstool Hoodoos ©

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. Step out of the city life by going to Willow Beach and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. There's more to do: browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Page to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Page in May, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Forum Shops at Caesars Palace ©
Forum Shops at Caesars Palace

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): browse the fresh offerings at Casa de Fruta and then admire the majestic nature at Limekiln State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marina State Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Big Sur road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Big Sur in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in Big Sur to be slightly colder, around 12°C, while days are colder, around 21°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Casa de Fruta, Marina State Beach, Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Limekiln State Park ©
Limekiln State Park
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove

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