54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

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54 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 13 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Wawona
— 7 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Seligman
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Yermo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
Oro Grande
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Anaheim
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
11
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
End: Los Angeles

13
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore California Academy of Sciences and Musee Mecanique. Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek), Healdsburg (Stephen & Walker Winery, Jordan Vineyard & Winery, & more) and St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at Ocean Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument, and stroll through Bodega Dunes.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route planning tool .

Copenhagen, Denmark to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Copenhagen to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll set off for Monterey on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Healdsburg, St. Helena, Muir Woods National Monument, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Rockaway Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannery Row, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and finally admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Juan Bautista, then explore the world behind art at National Steinbeck Center, then stop by AiX, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, AiX, Mission San Juan Bautista, National Steinbeck Center, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©

7
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. Shop till you drop at Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Gallery. There's lots more to do: get great views at Half Dome, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall.

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

Traveling by car from Monterey to Wawona takes 4 hours. While traveling from Monterey, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Wawona, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park, Shadow of the Giants Trail
Highlights from your plan
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

1
night
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 29th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Artists Palette, contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and finally steep yourself in history at Geologist's Cabin. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at Devil's Golf Course, take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon, go deep underground at Eureka Mine, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, then see a world frozen in time at Skidoo Mill, and finally tee off at Furnace Creek Golf Course.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Death Valley National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Wawona to Death Valley National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Wawona in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

4
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Bring the kids along to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and DISCOVERY Children's Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Valley of Fire State Park and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum), Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson). And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Boulder City, Valley of Fire State Park, Clark County Heritage Museum, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

7
nights
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.
Appreciate the collections at Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, hike along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Lipan Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Seligman.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
North Rim Visitor Center ©
North Rim Visitor Center
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

3
nights
Seligman

Seligman ©
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 11th (Tue), look for gifts at Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center, then examine the collection at Return to the 50s, and then Head underground at Grand Canyon Caverns. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Ash Fork Historical Society Museum and then take a memorable drive along Bull Basin Road.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Seligman by car takes about 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Yermo.

Things to do in Seligman

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Grand Canyon Caverns, Ash Fork Historical Society Museum, Bull Basin Road
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Yermo

Yermo ©
Yermo is a town in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County, California. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Calico Ghost Town, don't miss a visit to Barstow Station, learn more about the world around you at Mojave River Valley Museum, then get some fabulous bargains at Outlets at Barstow, then get a new perspective on nature at Desert Discovery Center, and finally make a trip to World's Tallest Thermometer. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Twenty Mule Team Museum, appreciate the history behind Painted rocks, look for all kinds of wild species at Rainbow Basin Natural Area, then examine the collection at Western America Railroad Museum, then examine the collection at Route 66 Mother Road Museum, and finally ponder the world of politics at Barstow Harvey House.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yermo road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Seligman to Yermo takes 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seligman to Yermo. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Seligman in August: high temperatures in Yermo hover around 46°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Oro Grande.

Things to do in Yermo

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Barstow, Fort Irwin, Baker, Twenty Mule Team Museum, Mojave Trail
Highlights from your plan
Route 66 Mother Road Museum ©
Route 66 Mother Road Museum
Mojave River Valley Museum ©
Mojave River Valley Museum
Calico Ghost Town ©
Calico Ghost Town

1
night
Oro Grande

Oro Grande ©
Oro Grande is an unincorporated community in the Mojave Desert of San Bernardino County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): make a trip to Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Oro Grande online attractions planner .

You can drive from Yermo to Oro Grande in an hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yermo in August: high temperatures in Oro Grande hover around 41°C and lows are around 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Anaheim.
Highlights from your plan
Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch ©
Elmer's Bottle Tree Ranch

6
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Adventure City. Get outdoors at Crystal Cove and Oak Canyon Nature Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Anaheim: Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano), Newport Beach (in Newport Beach) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). The adventure continues: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park, find something for the whole family at Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Phantom Ales, and shop like a local with The Disney Gallery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Oro Grande to Anaheim takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Oro Grande in August, expect nights in Anaheim to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Palm Springs, Old Town Temecula, Knott's Berry Farm, San Clemente State Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Adventure City ©
Adventure City

7
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.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Old Mission Santa Barbara are in your itinerary. Shop till you drop at Annenberg Community Beach House and Hammer Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and enjoy the sand and surf at Nicholas Canyon Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday planning tool .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. August in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Beverly Hills, Santa Barbara, Robertson Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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