31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
6
Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
7
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + shuttle + bus + Fly:  21​h
End: Amsterdam

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at El Matador State Beach and Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Old Pasadena, see the interesting displays at The Grammy Museum, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday planning tool .

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Los Angeles is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Pasadena, El Matador State Beach, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Old Pasadena ©
Old Pasadena
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Jolla Shores Park and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside) and Old Town Temecula (in Temecula). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Point Loma, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of the Rosary Church.

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (29°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Oceanside Pier, Old Town Temecula
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

6
nights
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Gold Butte National Monument and Titanic. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dublin Gulch and Little Church of the West. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton), Pahrump Valley Winery (in Pahrump) and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley). There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, and get curious at Bodies The Exhibition.

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You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Gold Butte National Monument, Valley of Fire State Park, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Dublin Gulch, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dublin Gulch ©
Dublin Gulch

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Golden Gate National Recreation Area. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Point Reyes Lighthouse and Francis Ford Coppola Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Dry Creek Vineyard (in Healdsburg), Frog's Leap Winery (in Rutherford) and VJB Cellars (in Kenwood). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Bodega Head, do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, and look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Frog's Leap Winery, Jacuzzi Family Vineyards, Dry Creek Vineyard, Oxbow Public Market, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

3
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.
On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles and then hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

3
nights
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 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Museum of Western Film History, then steep yourself in history at California Historical Landmark 507, and then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Cerro Gordo Mines. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, and finally make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lone Pine, Cerro Gordo Mines
Highlights from your plan
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Cerro Gordo Mines ©
Cerro Gordo Mines
Mosaic Canyon ©
Mosaic Canyon

3
nights
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 10th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park and then take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls. On the 11th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Eastern California Museum, trek along Mount Whitney Trail, and then admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park attractions planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Independence, Mount Whitney Trail
Highlights from your plan
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery ©
Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery

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