33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive
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Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Santa Barbara
— 3 nights
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Anaheim
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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New York City
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Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Mob Museum. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, and make a trip to Stratosphere Tower.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Birmingham, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July, Las Vegas is much hotter than Birmingham - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Grand Canyon National Park

— 3 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, make a trip to Pipe Creek Vista, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online travel planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park travel route builder site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are a bit warmer (45°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). You will leave for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park on the 30th (Fri).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 3 nights

A Land of Giants

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.
Kids will enjoy Sequoia Sightseeing Tours and Moro Rock Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along Congress Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Crystal Cave, and take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Yosemite National Park

— 5 nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. There's lots more to do: get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours, make a trip to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, and explore the activities along Tenaya Lake.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (32°C), and nights are cooler (7°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: get curious at Exploratorium, walk around Golden Gate Park, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

Before you visit San Francisco, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Monterey

— 2 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 11th (Wed), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, and then make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Carmel Beach Boardwalk, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally see the interesting displays at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Monterey day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or fly. In August, daytime highs in Monterey are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trips

Santa Barbara

— 3 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like Calboat Diving - Spectre Dive Boat and Stearns Wharf will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Barbara: Ventura (Ventura Pier and Promenade & Fox Fine Jewelry). There's still lots to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Santa Barbara Zoo, contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, wander the streets of State Street Underpass, and make a trip to Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Santa Barbara trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Monterey in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Anaheim

— 1 night

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Downtown Disney District and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Anaheim travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Anaheim takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Barbara in August, with highs in Anaheim at 36°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Santa Monica Pier. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Santa Monica and see Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

You can plan Los Angeles trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a train. August in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

New York City

— 4 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Venture out of the city with trips to Coney Island (in Brooklyn) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Chrysler Building, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.