29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

Make it your trip
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Shuttle to St. George, UT-1275 East Red Hills Parkway, Shuttle to PAge, AZ- Rodeway Inn, Shuttle to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly to Page, Drive to Monument Valley
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive to Grand Junction, Fly to Kuala Lumpur

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San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine), Moonlight State Beach (in Encinitas) and South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Windansea Beach, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and stroll around La Jolla Shores Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary website.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to San Diego is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Malaysia Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, things will get a bit cooler in San Diego: highs are around 30°C and lows about 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Broad and Petersen Automotive Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Los Angeles County Museum of Art and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Seal Beach (in Seal Beach) and Newport Beach (The Wedge & Dolphin & Whale Watching). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and get curious at California Science Center.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore California State Railroad Museum and California State Capitol Museum. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Sacramento (Crocker Art Museum & Old Sacramento Waterfront), VJB Cellars (in Kenwood) and Charles M. Schulz Museum (in Santa Rosa). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco travel planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Take a break from the city and head to Yosemite Falls and El Capitan. Step out of Yosemite National Park to go to Bear Valley and see Lake Alpine, which is approximately 3 hours away. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Death Valley National Park

— 1 day

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Charcoal Kilns, then take in breathtaking views at Titus Canyon, and then contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Appreciate the collections at Pinball Hall of Fame and Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave--about 1h 10 min away. There's more to do: shop like a local with The Strip and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder site.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Parks

Side Trips

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 9th (Wed), explore the striking landscape of The Narrows. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Zion National Park road trip planning site.

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in Zion National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Grand Canyon National Park

— 4 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Let the collections at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum capture your imagination. On the 12th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: hike along Rim Trail, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, walk around Indian Garden, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool.

Getting from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by shuttle takes about 10 hours. In October, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Monument Valley

— 1 night
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. On the 15th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, walk around Sandstone Tours, then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and finally hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Tours · Nature · Museums

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.