9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Kahului, Maui
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
bus:  45​min
3
Big Sur
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  9​h 30​min
7
San Antonio
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h
8
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Kahului, Maui

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, get curious at Exploratorium, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour itinerary tool .

Kahului to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Kahului to San Francisco. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kahului in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 71°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): trek along Scenic Road Walkway and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Monterey travel planning site .

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In June, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Carmel
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

few
hours
Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Big Sur itinerary builder .

You can take a bus from Monterey to Big Sur in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

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.
On the 9th (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and then hike along Panorama Trail. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Yosemite Village, shop like a local with Yosemite Museum Gallery, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel route planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Big Sur to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Big Sur in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 43°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 79°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Tue), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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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.
On the 12th (Wed), trek along South Kaibab Trail, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

Plan my trip to Grand Canyon National Park with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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day
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, then steep yourself in history at The Alamo, and then explore the engaging exhibits at The DoSeum.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio by combination of bus and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in San Antonio are somewhat warmer (93°F), and nights are much hotter (74°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Childrens Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

1
night
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 Air & Space Museum and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Diego online trip builder .

Fly from San Antonio to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Diego. When traveling from San Antonio in June, plan for cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 73°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Air & Space Museum ©
San Diego Air & Space Museum

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