28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  14​h
1
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
7
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): hike along Double Arch.

To find out how to plan a trip to Moab, use our trip itinerary maker.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Moab is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and car. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 8 hours. When traveling from Amsterdam in July, plan for warmer days in Moab, with highs around 42°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Trails Nature Parks

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Step out of the city life by going to North Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail. On the 14th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Moab to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Moab in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and see a show at Casino at the MGM Grand.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 32°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 47°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Visiting San Diego Zoo and Black's Beach will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip website .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in San Diego to be little chillier, around 23°C, while days are cooler, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). Pack the 26th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

5
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Nevada Falls Loop and Vernal Fall. And it doesn't end there: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect colder with lows of 9°C in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): kick back and relax at Meeks Bay Beach, then kick back and relax at Baldwin Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pope Beach. On the 2nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Kiva Beach and then stroll through El Dorado Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe online vacation planner .

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Meeks Bay Beach
Highlights from your plan
El Dorado Beach ©
El Dorado Beach
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Union Square and Chinese Culture Centerfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, and get curious at Exploratorium.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in August, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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