9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Scottsdale
— Few hours
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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Drive to San Francisco International Airport, Fly to Boise Air Terminal/Gowen Field, Drive to Stanley
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Stanley
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Murrieta
— 1 night
Drive

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Scottsdale

Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Phoenix.

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

San Diego to Scottsdale is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Scottsdale. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for much hotter days in Scottsdale, with highs around 107°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Fun & Games

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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.
On the 14th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Scottsdale to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Scottsdale in June, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 85°F and 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Peek-A-Boo Loop and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Bryce Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 40°F, while days are slightly colder, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip builder website.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 103°F and lows reach 77°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature

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Big Sur

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sur trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Big Sur takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. In June, Big Sur is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 68°F and lows of 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Stanley.

Things to do in Big Sur

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Nature

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Stanley

Stanley is a town in Custer County, Idaho, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Stanley route planning app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Big Sur to Stanley. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Big Sur to Stanley. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Big Sur in June since evenings lows in Stanley dip to 34°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Stanley

Adventure · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your trip

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Yosemite National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): hike along Four Mile Trail, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Washburn Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park route planner.

Explore your travel options from Stanley to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Stanley to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stanley in June; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 79°F and lows reach 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Murrieta.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Murrieta

Murrieta is a city in southwestern Riverside County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Martha Catholic Church, then have some family-friendly fun at Mulligan Family Fun Center, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Murrieta road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Murrieta takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Murrieta at 87°F and lows at 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Murrieta

Wildlife · Parks · Fun & Games · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.

Utah travel guide

4.7
Geologic Formations · Hiking Trails · Scenic Drive
The Beehive State
A huge but sparsely populated land, Utah remains a major holiday destination offering plenty of year-round outdoor vacation ideas, including skiing, snowboarding, hiking, boating, horseback riding, and camping. The rugged terrain, defined by towering mountain peaks, deep canyons, and vast deserts, seems custom-made for adventurous nature lovers. With five national parks, the state has no shortage of pristine wilderness areas, causing many tourists to overlook the cultural attractions of its towns. Salt Lake City, the state's capital, features the headquarters of the Mormon Church, and draws over 5 million annual visitors. Utah also hosts several major film festivals each year, attracting young movie buffs from around the world.

Idaho travel guide

4.5
River Rafting & Tubing · Bodies of Water · Waterfalls
The Gem State
The mountainous state of Idaho houses some of the country's largest stretches of unspoiled nature. There are plenty of opportunities for adventurous holidays here, with rapids, canyons, snow-capped mountains, expansive lakes, and waterfalls higher than Niagara Falls. Those on vacation with access to a car can enjoy some of the most scenic drives in the nation while traversing Idaho's rugged landscape. Boise, the state's capital and most populous city, provides cultural attractions such as museums, galleries, and theater. The students of Boise State University contribute to the city's vibrant and growing nightlife scene.