44 days in United States Itinerary

44 days in United States Itinerary

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44 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  9​h 45​min
1
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  14​h
2
Big Bend National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  10​h 30​min
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 37 nights
End: Los Angeles

2
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then visit a coastal fixture at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum. Keep things going the next day: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planning tool .

Los Angeles to Key West is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Key West is 3 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Key West, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Big Bend National Park.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Big Bend National Park

Big Bend National Park ©
Situated where the Rio Grande River takes a big southerly dip in West Texas, Big Bend National Park covers a massive expanse of desert, woodlands, and grasslands full of rivers, limestone canyons, and high mountains. Nearly 2,000 species of plant and animal life call this place home.
On the 22nd (Sat), don't miss a visit to Rio Grande Village and then steep yourself in history at Hot Springs Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Emory Peak and then hike along S Rim Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Big Bend National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Key West to Big Bend National Park takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key West to Big Bend National Park. When traveling from Key West in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Big Bend National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Big Bend National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Emory Peak ©
Emory Peak
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Hot Springs Historic District ©
Hot Springs Historic District

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 24th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, then hike along Fay Canyon Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Snoopy Rock. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Doe Mountain Trail, then contemplate the long history of Jerome State Historic Park, and then delve into the distant past at Tuzigoot National Monument.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip builder .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Big Bend National Park to Sedona in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Big Bend National Park to Sedona is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Big Bend National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sedona, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Tuzigoot National Monument, Jerome State Historic Park
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Fay Canyon Trail ©
Fay Canyon Trail
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail
Jerome State Historic Park ©
Jerome State Historic Park

37
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Oceanside Pier and Meditation Mount. Mission San Juan Capistrano and The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: San Clemente (San Onofre State Beach, Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, & more), Dana Point (Dana Point Harbor, Salt Creek Beach, & more) and Oxnard (Heritage Square, Herzog Wine Cellars, & more). Have a day of magic on the 11th (Fri) at Disneyland Park. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Carpinteria State Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at El Matador State Beach, kick back and relax at Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach, and take a leisurely stroll along Ventura Pier and Promenade.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight from Sedona to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 23°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Temecula, Ventura, Santa Monica, San Clemente, Ojai
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