28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Redondo Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Page
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Kingman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
El Portal
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
10
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
11
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  5​h
12
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Fly + Train:  14​h
End: Dusseldorf

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Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach ©
Redondo Beach is one of the many Beach Cities located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach, and then kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Redondo Beach itinerary builder.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Redondo Beach is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Dusseldorf to Redondo Beach, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dusseldorf in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Redondo Beach: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redondo Beach

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel ©
Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers will appeal to history buffs. Visiting China Beach and Lincoln Park will get you outdoors. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and look for all kinds of wild species at San Francisco Botanical Garden.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Redondo Beach to San Francisco with the Route module. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Redondo Beach in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, take in breathtaking views at Sunset Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Do a combination of subway, flight, and car from San Francisco to Bryce Canyon National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Bryce Canyon National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 5°C. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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nights
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.
Visit Bright Angel Point and Navajo Bridge for their historical value. Visiting Grand Canyon North Rim and North Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: hike along Horseshoe Bend, see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and explore the activities along Lake Powell.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Page online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page in 4 hours. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Page, with highs around 36°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Glen Canyon Dam, Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
North Rim Visitor Center ©
North Rim Visitor Center
Bright Angel Point ©
Bright Angel Point
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, stroll through Oak Creek Canyon, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Flagstaff vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Page to Flagstaff in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Page in September, plan for little chillier days in Flagstaff, with highs around 27°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sedona, Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Arizona Route 66 Museum.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Kingman holiday planner.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Kingman in 2.5 hours. In September, Kingman is a bit warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trips

Hackberry General Store, Chloride, Arizona, Harrah's Laughlin
Highlights from your plan
Hackberry General Store ©
Hackberry General Store
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum
Kingman Army Air Field Museum ©
Kingman Army Air Field Museum

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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.
On the 21st (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, wander the streets of The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): get interesting insight from Tours, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, have fun at Paris Las Vegas, then see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas vacation planner.

Drive from Kingman to Las Vegas in 2 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kingman to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kingman in September, Las Vegas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): don't miss a visit to Cannery Row.

To find ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey vacation builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Monterey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Monterey hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to El Portal.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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El Portal

El Portal ©
El Portal is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Visiting Half Dome and Glacier Point will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Yosemite Museum Gallery and El Portal Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Yosemite National Park (Sentinel Dome, Ansel Adams Gallery, & more). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, get great views at Tunnel View, and admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read El Portal vacation planner.

Getting from Monterey to El Portal by car takes about 3.5 hours. When traveling from Monterey in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in El Portal: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 13°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in El Portal

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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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.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and then don't miss a visit to Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel itinerary creator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from El Portal to San Diego. Traveling from El Portal in September, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are a bit warmer (24°C). On the 1st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 1st (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Eleven53 Interpretive Center and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Mammoth Brewing Company.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, tram, and bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Mammoth Lakes, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©
Mammoth Brewing Company ©
Mammoth Brewing Company

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Mammoth Lakes to Santa Barbara in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. In October, Santa Barbara is somewhat warmer than Mammoth Lakes - with highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Barbara in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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