31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
Laguna Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Tusayan
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h
11
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
car:  7​h
12
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
car:  6​h 30​min
13
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chinatown, Golden Gate Rides Bike Rentals & Tours and Fisherman's Wharf. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): wander the streets of Chinatown and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf and then pedal to the sights with Golden Gate Rides Bike Rentals & Tours.

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If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Monterey online day trip planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 21°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 19th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

1
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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take a stroll through State Street Underpass.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip maker .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. While traveling from Monterey, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 13°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Scenic Drive Neighborhoods

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Wine and Dine Walking Tours, LA Farmers' Market, Hollywood Walk of Fame, and other attractions. It doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

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Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Theme Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Citadel Outlets ©
Citadel Outlets

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Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach ©
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. On the 24th (Fri), take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Laguna Beach route site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May in Laguna Beach, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 18°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), you're off toLaughlin.
Highlights from your plan
Oceanside Pier ©
Oceanside Pier

1
night
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grace Arts Live as well as London Bridge. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): make a trip to London Bridge and then catch a live performance at Grace Arts Live. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Colorado River.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Havasu City trip planner .

Traveling by car from Laguna Beach to Lake Havasu City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or take a train. While traveling from Laguna Beach, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Lake Havasu City, ranging from highs of 40°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tusayan.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Nature Parks Nightlife

Side Trip

Colorado River
Highlights from your plan
Colorado River ©
Colorado River
London Bridge ©
London Bridge
Grace Arts Live ©
Grace Arts Live

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nights
Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Tusayan is known for nightlife, trails, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Tusayan trip planner .

Getting from Lake Havasu City to Tusayan by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Lake Havasu City in May: high temperatures in Tusayan hover around 23°C and lows are around 0°C. On the 31st (Fri), you'll travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Tusayan

Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trip

East Rim Drive
Highlights from your plan
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive

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nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and Bryce Amphitheatre. Discover out-of-the-way places like Fairyland Loop Trail and Thor's Hammer.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park online attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Tusayan to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tusayan in June: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Thor's Hammer ©
Thor's Hammer

1
night
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.
To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip builder site .

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. In June, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 40°C and lows of 11°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Nature

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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.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Forum Shops at Caesars. There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

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You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Zion National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars

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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 9th (Sun), trek along Big Stump Basin and then take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: high temperatures in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 40°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Big Stump Basin ©
Big Stump Basin
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lower Yosemite Fall Trail as well as Glacier Point. Step out of the city life by going to Vernal Fall and El Capitan.

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You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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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 8th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe travel route planning tool .

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in June, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park

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