29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Morro Bay
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Do your shopping at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and The Grove. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (The Disney Gallery & Oak Canyon Nature Center) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stop by Amoeba Music, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Shopping · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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Santa Monica

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Monica trip planner.

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Historic Sites · Shopping

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take a stroll through State Street Underpass.

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Getting from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Santa Barbara, with lows around 13°C. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

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Morro Bay

Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. On the 30th (Sat), make a trip to Nitt Witt Ridge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal Visitor Center and Gift Shop. Keep things going the next day: step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle, enjoy the sand and surf at Piedras Blancas, and then kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Morro Bay road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Morro Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Carmel

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): steep yourself in history at Cannery Row, then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and finally stop by The Cheese Shop.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Morro Bay to Carmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Morro Bay in May, expect nights in Carmel to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. Visiting Sonoma Coast State Beach and Baker Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of San Francisco to go to Guerneville and see Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get great views at Twin Peaks, buy something for everyone on your list at Stonestown Galleria, and explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary site.

Drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. June in San Francisco sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

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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.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to catch the bus to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 7th (Sun), hit the slopes at Mammoth Mountain.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mammoth Lakes online holiday planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Mammoth Lakes sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports
Highlights from your trip

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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins, steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Eureka Mine, and finally explore the activities along Badwater Basin. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette and then cruise along Artists Dr.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park online tour itinerary builder.

Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Death Valley National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in June, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be warmer, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Peek-A-Boo Loop and Navajo Loop Trail. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Bryce Amphitheatre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 30°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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Page

Center of Canyon Country

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.
To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Page trip builder website.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and shuttle. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Page: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Nature · Museums

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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. On the 16th (Tue), catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours, stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and finally explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley road trip app.

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Page in June, with highs in Monument Valley at 36°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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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.
Head to Hopi House and Canyon Village Marketplacefor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, trek along South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online vacation planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley in June, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Shopping

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

On the 20th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park, and then kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, and then admire the masterpieces at Hammer Museum.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Shopping

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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.