30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Flagstaff
— Few hours
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Flagstaff
— Few hours
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Palm Springs
— 3 nights
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West Hollywood
— 2 nights
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Santa Monica
— 3 nights
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Malibu
— 2 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 6 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff visit planner.

Albuquerque to Flagstaff is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Albuquerque in August, expect Flagstaff to be little chillier, temps between 29°C and 11°C. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 30th (Mon).

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Shopping

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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.
Kolb Studio and Grand Canyon Railway Depot are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Yaki Point will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and trek along Hermit Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. August in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff trip maker tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff by car takes about 1.5 hours. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Shopping

3
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Palm Springs

Palm Springs
Get in touch with nature at Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness and Idyllwild Nature Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coachella Valley History Museum and Wabi Sabi Japan Living.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Palm Springs day trip planner.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Palm Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Flagstaff to Palm Springs due to the time zone difference. In September, Palm Springs is much warmer than Flagstaff - with highs of 44°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Agua Caliente Cultural Museum
Idyllwild Nature Center ©
Idyllwild Nature Center
Coachella Valley History Museum ©
Coachella Valley History Museum

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West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Two Rodeo Drive, take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, and then get the lay of the land with Rock 'n Walk Tours.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the West Hollywood trip maker app.

Getting from Palm Springs to West Hollywood by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or fly. When traveling from Palm Springs in September, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in West Hollywood: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation ©
Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive

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Santa Monica

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 9th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at 2SeeWhales Harbor Breeze Cruises, then enjoy the sand and surf at Seal Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Bay Bicycle Trail. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, then kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Avenue.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Santa Monica journey planner.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from West Hollywood. In September, daily temperatures in Santa Monica can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Seal Beach ©
Seal Beach

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 11th (Sat), kick back and relax at Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach, kick back and relax at Carbon Beach, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, and finally see some colorful creatures with Malibu Divers. On your second day here, indulge your senses at Malibu Wine Safaris, then get your bearings at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, then walk around Malibu Bluffs Park, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Legacy Park.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Malibu travel route builder site.

Getting from Santa Monica to Malibu by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In September in Malibu, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
Malibu Wine Safaris ©
Malibu Wine Safaris

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Santa Barbara

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Old Mission Santa Barbara and State Street Underpass. Casa del Herrero and The Historic La Arcada Courtyard will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Ventura (Mission San Buenaventura & Ventura to Ojai Paved Bike Path). There's still lots to do: stroll through Carpinteria State Beach, kick back and relax at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, look for gifts at Chocolate Maya, and trek along Cabrillo Bike Path.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planner.

Getting from Malibu to Santa Barbara by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Malibu in September, expect little chillier with lows of 17°C in Santa Barbara. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Beach ©
Butterfly Beach
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Casa del Herrero ©
Casa del Herrero

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Mumm Napa. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Von Strasser Family of Wines (in Calistoga) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planning site.

Getting from Santa Barbara to San Francisco by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Tours · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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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.
Visiting Glacier Point and Vernal Fall will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Yosemite Falls and Tioga Pass. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, stroll through Panorama Trail, get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, and hike along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park route site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect much colder with lows of 3°C in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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