31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
8
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
9
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Tel Aviv

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Exploratorium and Twin Peaks. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, San Francisco is little chillier than Tel Aviv - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Carmel

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. On the 7th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row, and then hike along Point Lobos.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Carmel trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. August in Carmel sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Monterey
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe ©
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier will thrill your kids. Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Carmel to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Carmel in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, then browse the fresh offerings at Liberty Public Market, and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego vacation planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

4
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.
Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon National Park and Rim Trail. On the 14th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in August, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Visiting The Narrows and Zion Shuttle will get you outdoors. Spend the 19th (Mon) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing and take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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 22nd (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of Western Film History, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park and then take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park itinerary planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8 hours. In August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 41°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

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.
Get outdoors at Nevada Falls Loop and Glacier Point. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, hike along Panorama Trail, and get great views at Tunnel View.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip maker tool .

You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 28th (Wed), see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, then wander the streets of Haight-Ashbury, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Presidio of San Francisco.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online day trip planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco
de Young Museum ©
de Young Museum

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