54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Big Sur
— 2 nights
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Truckee
— 1 night
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South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Page
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
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Sedona
— 4 nights
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Seligman
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 2 nights
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

— 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of SoMa, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online sightseeing planner.

Katowice, Poland to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Katowice to San Francisco. Traveling from Katowice in April, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 3 nights

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Step out of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with an excursion to Sequoia National Park in Visalia--about 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, trek along Big Baldy, take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Los Angeles

— 5 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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica), Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park) and San Diego (Mingei International Museum, USS Midway Museum, &more). Pack the 16th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center and get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip site.

You can fly from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in April, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can fly to Big Sur.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trips

Big Sur

— 2 nights

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll around Garland Ranch Regional Park, see the interesting displays at Moto Talbott, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Point Sur State Historic Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Big Sur trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Big Sur in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect Big Sur to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can fly to Truckee.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Truckee

— 1 night
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): stroll through Truckee River Legacy Trail and then get outside with Matt Heron Fly Fishing.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Truckee trip planner.

Fly from Big Sur to Truckee in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and train. When traveling from Big Sur in April, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Truckee: temperatures range from 15°C by day to -4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

South Lake Tahoe

— 3 nights
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Go for a jaunt from South Lake Tahoe to Homewood to see SWA Watersports about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: indulge your senses at Wine Tours From Tahoe, hit the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals, take in the awesome beauty at Jobs Peak, and stroll around Thomas F. Regan Memorial Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Winter Sports

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 5 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.
On the 23rd (Sat), spend a scenic day exploring the area around Half Dome. There's much more to do: stroll through Mariposa Grove, get great views at Valley View, contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, and don't miss a visit to Washburn Point.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip tool.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 3 hours. In April in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors

Death Valley National Park

— 4 nights

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Ubehebe Crater, take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon, take some stellar pictures from Aguereberry Point, and take a memorable drive along Artists Dr.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park online route planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Las Vegas

— 5 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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Nature

Side Trips

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.
On the 7th (Sat), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Canyon Overlook Trail.

For other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park itinerary app.

Getting from Las Vegas to Zion National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Zion National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

Bryce Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
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.
On the 9th (Mon), stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, get great views at Inspiration Point, and then hike along Fairyland Loop Trail. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park tour planning website.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in May, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 20°C and lows at 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then get great views at Horseshoe Bend, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Outdoor Activities and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

Before you visit Page, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May: highs in Page hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

Grand Canyon National Park

— 5 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 14th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll around Indian Garden, admire the striking features of Lookout Studio, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Page in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Sedona

— 4 nights

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Verde Valley Archaeology Center (in Camp Verde), Lucidi Distilling Co. (in Peoria) and Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center (in Scottsdale). There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, stroll through Broken Arrow Trail, admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and look for gifts at Ivory Angelic.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona road trip app.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Seligman.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Tours

Side Trips

Seligman

— 1 night
Seligman is a census-designated place (CDP) on the northern border of Yavapai County, in northwestern Arizona, the United States.The population was 456 at the 2000 census.GeographySeligman is located at, at 5240ft in elevation, alongside the Big Chino Wash, in a northern section of Chino Valley. On the 22nd (Sun), see the interesting displays at Return to the 50s and then stop by Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Seligman trip planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Seligman in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Sedona in May; daily highs in Seligman reach 22°C and lows reach 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Seligman

Museums · Shopping

Monument Valley

— 2 nights
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. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours, then stroll through Wildcat Trail, and then walk around Sandstone Tours.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley vacation planner.

Getting from Seligman to Monument Valley by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from Seligman, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Monument Valley, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Trails

Arches National Park

— 2 nights

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): cruise along Arches National Park Scenic Drive and then trek along Double Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Landscape Arch, then make a trip to Partition Arch, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Delicate Arch.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Arches National Park trip app.

Getting from Monument Valley to Arches National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · History Museums
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.