43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Park City
— 1 night
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Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
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West Yellowstone
— 3 nights
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Wallace
— 1 night
7
Seattle
— 3 nights
8
Portland
— 2 nights
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Crater Lake National Park
— 1 night
10
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
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Mount Shasta
— 1 night
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Lassen Volcanic National Park
— 1 night
13
San Francisco
— 3 nights
14
Wawona
— 2 nights
15
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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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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Page
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights

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Monument Valley

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 10th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, thensee the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then make a trip to Forrest Gump Point.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip itinerary planner.

Santa Fe to Monument Valley is an approximately 7-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Let the collections at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage and RedRock Astronomy capture your imagination. Step out of the city life by going to Mesa Arch and Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Moab: Canyonlands National Park (Upheaval Dome & Grand View Point Overlook). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Corona Arch, explore and take pictures at Colorado Riverway Recreation Area, take in the exciting artwork at Hogan Trading Company, and admire the verdant scenery at Castle Valley.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Moab trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monument Valley in July: high temperatures in Moab hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Park City.

Things to do in Moab

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Canyonlands National Park, Park Avenue Trail
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Corona Arch
Corona Arch
Upheaval Dome ©
Upheaval Dome

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Park City

Park City ©
Known globally as the home of the country's largest independent film festival, Park City finds its roots as an old silver boomtown located on the slopes of the Wasatch Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 14th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Park City Museum, examine the collection at Park City Utah Summer Attractions, and then shake up your sightseeing with a climbing tour.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Park City online route planner.

You can drive from Moab to Park City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and taxi. Traveling from Moab in July, expect Park City to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Park City

Museums Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Park City Museum ©
Park City Museum
Climbing Tours

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Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): make a trip to Town Square, thendon't miss a visit to Antler Arches of Jackson, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Transfiguration, and finally identify plant and animal life at Oxbow Bend. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Thal Glass Studio, look for all kinds of wild species at Teton Raptor Center, view the masterpieces at Mangelsen Images of Nature, thencontemplate the long history of Mormon Row Historic District, thenmake a trip to Schwabacher Landing, and finally get great views at Snake River Overlook.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Park City to Jackson Hole in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Park City in July: high temperatures in Jackson Hole hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to West Yellowstone.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Grand Teton National Park
Highlights from your plan
Chapel of the Transfiguration ©
Chapel of the Transfiguration
Oxbow Bend ©
Oxbow Bend
Teton Raptor Center ©
Teton Raptor Center

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West Yellowstone

West Yellowstone ©
The town of West Yellowstone has served as a gateway to Yellowstone National Park since the early 1900s.
Get some historical perspective at Uncle Tom's Trail and Earthquake Lake. Get outdoors at Grand Prismatic Spring and Artists’ Paintpots. Get out of town with these interesting West Yellowstone side-trips: Yellowstone National Park (Gibbon Falls, Roosevelt Arch, &more). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center and take an in-depth tour of Museum of the Yellowstone.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read West Yellowstone trip planner.

Traveling by car from Jackson Hole to West Yellowstone takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Jackson Hole in July since evenings lows in West Yellowstone dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Wallace.

Things to do in West Yellowstone

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yellowstone National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

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Wallace

Wallace ©
Wallace is a small historic city in the Panhandle region of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail, thensee the interesting displays at Northern Pacific Depot, and then get to know the fascinating history of Historic Wallace.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wallace itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from West Yellowstone to Wallace takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from West Yellowstone to Wallace is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from West Yellowstone in July: highs in Wallace hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Wallace

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail
Highlights from your plan
Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail ©
Hiawatha Mountain Bike Trail
Northern Pacific Depot ©
Northern Pacific Depot

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Museum of History & Industry. Step out of the city life by going to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks and Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Tacoma (Chihuly Bridge of Glass, LeMay - America's Car Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and see the interesting displays at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle journey builder website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wallace to Seattle. In July, Seattle is somewhat warmer than Wallace - with highs of °C and lows of °C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Tacoma, Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
On the 24th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Oregon Garden.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Portland route planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Portland takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Crater Lake National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Vancouver, The Oregon Garden, Columbia River Highway, Latourell Falls
Highlights from your plan
The Oregon Garden ©
The Oregon Garden
Columbia River Highway ©
Columbia River Highway
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row

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Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park ©
Reaching a depth of 592 m (1,943 ft), Crater Lake is the deepest lake in the United States.
On the 26th (Sun), trek along Sun Notch Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Plaikni Falls, thentake a memorable drive along Rim Dr, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Watchman Peak.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Crater Lake National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Crater Lake National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Portland in July, you will find days in Crater Lake National Park are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can go by car to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Crater Lake National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Dr ©
Rim Dr
Watchman Peak ©
Watchman Peak
Sun Notch Trail ©
Sun Notch Trail

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Trillium Falls Hike, thendon't miss a visit to Big Tree, and then explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): kick back and relax at Enderts Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove.

Plan trip to Redwood National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Crater Lake National Park to Redwood National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Crater Lake National Park, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in Redwood National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mount Shasta.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Orick
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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Mount Shasta

Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta is a city in Siskiyou County, California, at about 3600ft above sea level on the flanks of Mount Shasta, a prominent northern California landmark. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Shasta-Trinity National Forest and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Shasta.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Mount Shasta trip builder website.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Mount Shasta in 5 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Redwood National Park in July: highs in Mount Shasta hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Things to do in Mount Shasta

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Shasta-Trinity National Forest ©
Shasta-Trinity National Forest
Mount Shasta ©
Mount Shasta

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Lassen Volcanic National Park

Lassen Volcanic National Park ©
In Lassen Volcanic National Park, steaming volcanic mountains give way to alpine meadows filled with wildflowers and pristine mountain lakes.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): take in the natural beauty of Sulphur Works, thenhike along Mill Creek Falls, and then contemplate the geological forces at Lassen Peak .

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Lassen Volcanic National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Mount Shasta to Lassen Volcanic National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Mount Shasta in July, expect Lassen Volcanic National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Lassen Volcanic National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sulphur Works ©
Sulphur Works
Mill Creek Falls ©
Mill Creek Falls
Lassen Peak ©
Lassen Peak

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Escape the urban bustle at Muir Woods National Monument and San Francisco Bay. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Lands End, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Lassen Volcanic National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Lassen Volcanic National Park in July, plan for much colder days in San Francisco, with highs around °C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, thenget great views at Washburn Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, thentake some stellar pictures from Valley View, and finally get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Wawona trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for much hotter days in Wawona, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and then take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Wawona to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Wawona in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of °C in Death Valley National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

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Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
The Strip and Counts Kustoms are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get outdoors at River Rafting & Tubing and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Henderson and see Clark County Heritage Museum, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and examine the collection at Shelby American Inc.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Clark County Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): trek along Kayenta Trail, hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail, and then hike along Riverside Walk.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Zion National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
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 (Mon): get great views at Inspiration Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Rim Trail, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Zion National Park in August: high temperatures in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop

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Page

Page ©
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.
On the 11th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, thenexplore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, and then enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Coyote Buttes, explore the striking landscape at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, and then explore and take pictures at Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Page journey maker app.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page in 3 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and shuttle. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Page, with highs around °C, while nights are warmer with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coyote Buttes, Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway
Highlights from your plan
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, thenengage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and finally take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Page in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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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.
On the 14th (Fri), examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum and then stroll through Coronado Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around La Jolla Shores Park, thensee the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego day trip planning app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and tram. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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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.
Visit Santa Monica Pier and Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel for their historical value. Get some cultural insight at Hollywood Bowl Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Ocean Avenue (in Santa Monica) and The California Route 66 Museum (in Victorville). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, admire the masterpieces at The Broad, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway.

Discover how to plan a Los Angeles trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Norton Simon Museum, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, The California Route 66 Museum
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Broad ©
The Broad
Hollywood Bowl Museum ©
Hollywood Bowl Museum

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