36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
— 7 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Flagstaff
— 3 nights
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Phoenix
— 4 nights
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San Diego
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San Francisco — 5 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, approximately Napa away. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions planner.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Los Angeles.
Parks · Tours · Neighborhoods · Wineries
Side Trip

Los Angeles — 4 nights

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills), Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more) and Santa Monica (26-Mile Bike Path & Bergamot Station). Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and enjoy some music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
Theme Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Side Trips

Las Vegas — 7 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see Off-Road Tours, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.
Parks · Museums · Shopping · Fun & Games
Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park — 6 nights

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 10th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, get a dose of the wild on Grand Canyon Mule Tours by Xanterra, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Flagstaff.
Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Tours

Flagstaff — 3 nights

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Get out of town with these interesting Flagstaff side-trips: Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale) and Sedona (Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), Cathedral Rock, &more). There's more to do: explore the striking landscape of Walnut Canyon National Monument.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in November, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.
Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Scenic Drive
Side Trips

Phoenix — 4 nights

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Arizona. Get out of town with these interesting Phoenix side-trips: Shamrock Farms (in Stanfield), Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ (in Gilbert) and Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center (in Scottsdale). Dedicate the 21st (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Outdoor Activities, gain some tasty knowledge on Lucidi Distilling Co., examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, and stroll through KOLI Equestrian Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Phoenix trip app.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Flagstaff in November; daily highs in Phoenix reach 30°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to fly to San Diego.
Tours · Wineries · Outdoors · Parks
Side Trips

San Diego — 5 nights

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 32 minutes away). Spend the 26th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read San Diego online itinerary builder.

You can fly from Phoenix to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Phoenix in November: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to fly back home.
Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks · Museums
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United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
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.