33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States journey planner

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Napa
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Richfield
— 1 night
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
Drive
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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New York City
— 5 nights
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Half Moon Bay State Beach and Baker Beach. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Muir Beach (in Muir Beach) and Half Moon Bay Coastal Trail (in Half Moon Bay). There's still lots to do: stroll through Ocean Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at San Francisco Botanical Garden, cast your line with a fishing tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Napa

— 2 nights

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): do a tasting at Saddleback Cellars, learn about winemaking at Prager Winery & Port Works, do a tasting at Tres Sabores Winery, then do a tasting at Hill Family Estate, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Napa Valley Distillery. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Repris Wines, do a tasting at B. Wise Vineyards, then do a tasting at Petroni Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Uncorked At Oxbow, and finally learn about winemaking at Trinitas Cellars.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Napa online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in Napa dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 1 night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): hike along Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, get great views at Valley View, then view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip tool.

Traveling by car from Napa to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Napa in September; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 27°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): tee off at Furnace Creek Golf Course, then take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway, and then explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are much hotter (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Golf · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Zion National Park

— 2 nights
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hidden Canyon, hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail, and then hike along Riverside Walk. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Kolob Terrace Road, hike along Kayenta Trail, and then get outside with The Subway.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Death Valley National Park to Zion National Park. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, with highs in Zion National Park at 34°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Scenic Drive

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 1 night
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, identify plant and animal life at Rim Trail, then look for gifts at Ruby's Inn, and finally explore the striking landscape at Three Wisemen.

To see maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip site.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Richfield.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Richfield

— 1 night
Richfield is a city in and the county seat of Sevier County, Utah, in the United States, and is the largest city in southern-central Utah.DescriptionAs of the 2010 census, the city population was 7,551. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fishlake National Forest.

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Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Richfield by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Richfield: highs are around 32°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Richfield

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Moab

— 2 nights

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the exciting artwork at Bret Edge Photography Gallery, take in the exciting artwork at Gallery Moab LCA, look for gifts at The T Shirt Shop, then stroll through Park Avenue Trail, and finally grab your bike and head to Slickrock Bike Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Arches National Park Scenic Drive, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Grandstaff Canyon Trail, then indulge in some personalized pampering at Spa Moab, and finally view the masterpieces at Tom Till Gallery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Richfield to Moab in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, tram, and train; or do a combination of car and bus. September in Moab sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Shopping

Side Trip

Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. In September in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 13°C at night. You'll set off for Page on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Page

— 1 night

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Page itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, Page is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 29th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, then walk around Indian Garden, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Grand Canyon National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from Page in September, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Green Valley Range and Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. Explore hidden gems such as Las Vegas Fight Shop and Spring Mountain Ranch State Park. There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, stroll around The Park, make a trip to Lucky Little Chapel Downtown, and sample the tasty concoctions at Sin City Brewing Co..

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Outdoors · Golf · Museums

Side Trips

San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Do your shopping at Cedros Design District and The Cave Store. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Diving and Torrey Pines Golf Course. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Diego: San Elijo Lagoon Ecological Reserve (in Cardiff-by-the-Sea) and Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar). The adventure continues: stroll through Torrey Pines State Beach, kick back and relax at Windansea Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. October in San Diego sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Los Angeles

— 3 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.
You'll get in some beach time at Treasure Island Beach and Victoria Beach. Explore hidden gems such as The Americana at Brand and San Antonio Winery. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Table Rock Beach in Laguna Beach, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: look for gifts at The Last Bookstore, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, gain interesting insight with a heritage tour, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles journey planning website.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

On the 9th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Westfield San Francisco Centre, then wander the streets of Haight-Ashbury, then look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and finally take a stroll through Bay Street. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lindsay Wildlife Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Lafayette Reservoir, and then wander the streets of Russian Hill.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

New York City

— 5 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Speed Boats Tours and Jones Beach State Park. For shopping fun, head to West Village or Union Square Green Market. There's lots more to do: stop by Dumbo, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a stroll through Chelsea, and look for gifts at MoMA Design Store.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City online attractions planner.

Fly from San Francisco to New York City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping · Tours

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.