37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Bishop
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Capitol Reef National Park
— 1 night
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Monument Valley
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Page
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Kingman
— 1 night
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
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Palm Springs
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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San Francisco — 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Fort Point, Golden Gate Bridge, Alcatraz Island, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Marina District, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday planning tool.

Frankfurt, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Traveling from Frankfurt to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Frankfurt in February; daily highs in San Francisco reach 19°C and lows reach 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 2 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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Stanislaus National Forest, Washburn Point, Merced River, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park travel route builder website.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 13°C, while nights are colder with lows around -5°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Sun) before leaving for Bishop.
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Bishop — 1 night

Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. You've now added Sierra National Forest to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): hike along Four Mile Trail, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Sierra National Forest, and then take in the natural beauty of Keough's Hot Springs.

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

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Bishop in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, things will get a bit warmer in Bishop: highs are around 24°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.
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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire all the interesting features of Artists Dr and then explore the activities along Badwater Basin.

Start your trip to Death Valley National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Bishop to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Traveling from Bishop in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 3 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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then take a stroll through The Strip.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in Las Vegas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Zion National Park.
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Zion National Park — 1 night

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 9th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 20°C by day to -1°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park.
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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 10th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point and then trek along Queen's Garden Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in March, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 11°C and -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Capitol Reef National Park.
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Capitol Reef National Park — 1 night

Capitol Reef National Park takes its name from a particularly rugged and scenic section of the Waterpocket Fold, a geologic "wrinkle" stretching for 160 km (100 mi) along a dry plateau surrounded by white Navajo sandstone cliffs and domes, and red canyons, buttes, and rock bridges.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the striking features of Fruita Schoolhouse and then make a trip to Fremont Petroglyphs.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Capitol Reef National Park online route planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Capitol Reef National Park in 2.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to -7°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Moab.
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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 12th (Sun): see Off-Road Tours.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Moab trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Capitol Reef National Park to Moab takes 3 hours. In March, Moab is a bit warmer than Capitol Reef National Park - with highs of 19°C and lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can drive to Monument Valley.
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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. On the 14th (Tue), catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Moab to Monument Valley takes 3 hours. Traveling from Moab in March, expect nights in Monument Valley to be about the same, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 16°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Page.
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Page — 2 nights

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.
To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Page trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in March, expect Page to be somewhat warmer, temps between 21°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): hike along Bright Angel Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along South Kaibab Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Page in March; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 16°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Kingman.
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Kingman — 1 night

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Kingman online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Kingman takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March; daily highs in Kingman reach 25°C and lows reach 5°C. You will leave for Joshua Tree National Park on the 18th (Sat).
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Joshua Tree National Park — 1 night

Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View, appreciate the views at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Skull Rock. On the next day, trek along Ryan Mountain and then take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Joshua Tree National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Kingman to Joshua Tree National Park by car takes about 4 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Kingman in March, expect a bit warmer with lows of 11°C in Joshua Tree National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can drive to Palm Springs.
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Palm Springs — 2 nights

On the 19th (Sun), make a trip to Frey House II. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Coachella Valley Preserve, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs trip itinerary website.

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Palm Springs by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. In March, Palm Springs is a bit warmer than Joshua Tree National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then have fun at Balboa Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo and then see the interesting displays at Mingei International Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Diego vacation builder app.

You can drive from Palm Springs to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Springs in March, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles online road trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.
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Santa Barbara — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Santa Barbara visit planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in March; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach 24°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Big Sur.
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Big Sur — 1 night

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 27th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, trek along Partington Cove, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hawthorne Gallery.

Plan my day in Big Sur using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Big Sur takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in March, you will find days in Big Sur are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Monterey.
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Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive.

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You can drive from Big Sur to Monterey in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

Enjoy San Francisco some more: get curious at Exploratorium, walk around Marina Green, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

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You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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