28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Ahmedabad
Fly:  22​h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Grand Junction
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Moab
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
5
Custer
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Ahmedabad

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero are in your itinerary. Visiting Bodega Head and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Miramar Beach (in Half Moon Bay), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and V. Sattui (in St. Helena). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco attractions planner

Ahmedabad, India to San Francisco is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Ahmedabad to San Francisco is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Ahmedabad in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be little chillier, around 8°C, while days are cooler, around 17°C. On the 31st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

V. Sattui Winery, Bodega Head, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Miramar Beach, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

5
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Hermosa Beach Pier. Museum-lovers will get to explore Getty Center The Publications and Griffith Observatory. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Malibu Lagoon State Beach (in Malibu). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Beach, stroll through Santa Monica Bay, and shop like a local with Guitar Center.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles travel route builder site

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Malibu Lagoon State Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

4
nights
Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Explore hidden gems such as Colorado National Monument and Mesa Park Vineyards. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The John McConnell Math & Science Center of Western Colorado and Grande River Vineyards & Winery. Next up on the itinerary: learn about winemaking at Maison La Belle Vie Winery & Amy's Courtyard, look for gifts at Enstrom's, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Mesa.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction tour itinerary planner

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Junction by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Junction, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect Grand Junction to be cooler, temps between 3°C and -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Palisade, Colorado National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Park Vineyards ©
Mesa Park Vineyards
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Grand Mesa ©
Grand Mesa

2
nights
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Windows, then view the masterpieces at Tom Till Gallery, and then look for gifts at Sandstone Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch, don't miss a visit to Wolfe Ranch Rock Art, and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

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Drive from Grand Junction to Moab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. In January, daily temperatures in Moab can reach 2°C, while at night they dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Custer.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Tom Till Gallery ©
Tom Till Gallery

3
nights
Custer

Custer ©
Generally considered to be the oldest town established by European Americans in the Black Hills, Custer began as a mining town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): do a tasting at Twisted Pine. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Custer State Park, then get a taste of life in the country at Windcross Conservancy, and then learn more about the world around you at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Custer travel route planner

Getting from Moab to Custer by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, train, bus, and taxi. In January, plan for daily highs up to 1°C, and evening lows to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Custer

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rapid City, Windcross Conservancy, Twisted Pine Winery, Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Custer State Park ©
Custer State Park
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Bear Country USA ©
Bear Country USA

4
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Discover out-of-the-way places like The Narrows and Angel's Landing. Get in touch with nature at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and Zion Shuttle. Change things up with a short trip to LaFave Gallery in Springdale (about 36 minutes away). There's still lots to do: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park online trip builder

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Custer to Zion National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Traveling from Custer in January, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 13°C and -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, LaFave Gallery
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

3
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and Titanic. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Overton and see Valley of Fire State Park, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner

Drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 4°C in Las Vegas. You'll set off for home on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park