32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
2
Carlsbad
— 1 day
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
4
Sedona
— 1 night
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
7
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
8
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
9
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
10
San Francisco
— 2 nights
11
Monterey
— 1 day
12
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
13
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
14
Honolulu
— 6 nights

3
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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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Dodger Stadium as well as Disneyland Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles planning site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. September in Los Angeles sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Dodger Stadium ©
Dodger Stadium

1
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Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
On the 4th (Tue), find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND California.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Carlsbad day trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Carlsbad in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Carlsbad hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SeaWorld San Diego. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Carlsbad to San Diego in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Carlsbad in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

1
night
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sedona day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Sedona takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Sedona hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross

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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.
To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online travel route planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in September, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

2
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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.
On the 9th (Sun), admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, thentry your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then shop like a local with The Strip. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, thenexamine the collection at The Neon Museum, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: highs in Las Vegas hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): cruise along Artists Dr, explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then get great views at Dante's View. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette, thenexplore the activities along Badwater Basin, and then explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, Death Valley National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

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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 13th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Museum of Western Film History, thencontemplate the long history of Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery, thentake a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and finally make a trip to General Sherman Tree. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park and then take a peaceful walk through Grant Grove.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park travel planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mt. Whitney Fish Hatchery, Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Grant Grove ©
Grant Grove

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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.
Family-friendly places like Glacier Point and Panorama Trail will thrill your kids. Take a break from the city and head to Tuolumne Meadows and Sentinel Dome. Spend the 16th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: cruise along Tioga Pass, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 8.5 hours. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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day
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row, look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos, and finally snap pictures at Bixby Bridge.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Monterey trip planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. September in Monterey sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Carmel, Bixby Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara, thenexplore the world behind art at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, thenidentify plant and animal life at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, and finally shop like a local with State Street Underpass.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Monterey, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate ©
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Museum of Art ©
Santa Barbara Museum of Art

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grove and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Enjoy Los Angeles some more: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around °C and lows are around °C. You'll set off for Honolulu on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ala Moana Center and Pakaloha Bikinis - Oahu. Get in touch with nature at Kailua Beach Park and Diamond Head State Monument. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of USS Arizona Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and examine the collection at Bishop Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, Honolulu is somewhat warmer at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Nu’uanu Pali, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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