29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  33​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at La Jolla Shores Park and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. Appreciate the collections at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum. Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad), Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Moonlight State Beach (in Encinitas). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Windansea Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and steep yourself in history at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

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

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to San Diego is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in September, expect San Diego to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

South Carlsbad State Beach, Moonlight State Beach, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

4
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Broad and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and California Science Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Seal Beach (in Seal Beach) and Newport Beach (The Wedge & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Santa Monica Pier, Seal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Broad ©
The Broad
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Crocker Art Museum and Walt Disney Family Museum. Explore hidden gems such as VJB Cellars and Twin Peaks. Venture out of the city with trips to Sacramento (California State Capitol Museum, California State Railroad Museum, & more) and Charles M. Schulz Museum (in Santa Rosa). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour planning website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Sacramento, Marin Headlands, VJB Cellars, Charles M. Schulz Museum
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sentinel Dome and El Capitan. Escape the urban bustle at Vernal Fall and Yosemite Falls. When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see Lake Alpine in Bear Valley, approximately 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: get great views at Tunnel View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel route planning tool .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Alpine
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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day
Death Valley National Park

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

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 6 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Charcoal Kilns ©
Charcoal Kilns

3
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Pinball Hall of Fame. Spend the 7th (Mon) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The Strip and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©

2
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.
On the 9th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park driving holiday website .

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 2°C at night. 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

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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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.
You'll explore and learn at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rim Trail and East Rim Drive. On the 12th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lookout Studio, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in October, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 22°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stroll 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 find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.
Photography Tours

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