18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
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San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
4
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Santa Barbara
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Canyonlands National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Arches National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
13
Mesa Verde National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
14
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
15
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
16
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h
End: Singapore

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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 11th (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation maker app .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Singapore to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In May, San Francisco is cooler than Singapore - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 12th (Sun), trek along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip planning app .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in May, with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannery Row, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and finally steep yourself in history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Monterey trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Monterey takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Monterey, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
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 14th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Coast Gallery Big Sur, immerse yourself in nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and then enjoy the sea views from Point Sur State Historic Park.

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Traveling by bus from Monterey to Big Sur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In May in Big Sur, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Big Sur

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Point Sur State Historic Park ©
Point Sur State Historic Park
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Coast Gallery Big Sur ©
Coast Gallery Big Sur

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 15th (Wed), take a stroll through State Street Underpass, identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve, contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then enjoy breathtaking views from Santa Barbara County Courthouse, and finally do a tasting at Margerum Wine Company.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara travel route planner .

You can drive from Big Sur to Santa Barbara in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Big Sur in May: highs in Santa Barbara hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse

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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.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles driving holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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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 17th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, then contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, then admire all the interesting features of Artists Dr, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip maker app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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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 19th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then hike along Rim Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Grand Canyon National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Page

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.
On the 20th (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Page road trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Page, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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Monument Valley

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. On the 21st (Tue), see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, then take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley sightseeing website .

Getting from Page to Monument Valley by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Page in May: high temperatures in Monument Valley hover around 27°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Canyonlands National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Horseback Riding Tours

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Canyonlands National Park

Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park features myriad canyons and buttes that the Colorado River, Green River, and their tributaries have carved over millions of years in hues of red and orange.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Mesa Arch, then explore the striking landscape at Island in the Sky, and then get great views at Grand View Point Overlook.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Canyonlands National Park itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Canyonlands National Park in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Canyonlands National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Mesa Arch ©
Mesa Arch
Grand View Point Overlook ©
Grand View Point Overlook

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park
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.
For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Arches National Park road trip planning tool .

Drive from Canyonlands National Park to Arches National Park in 2 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for Mesa Verde National Park on the 22nd (Wed).

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

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Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): explore the ancient world of Spruce Tree House, then explore the ancient world of Balcony House, then steep yourself in history at Cliff Palace, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Far View Sites.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Mesa Verde National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Arches National Park to Mesa Verde National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Mesa Verde National Park when traveling from Arches National Park in May, with lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Spruce Tree House ©
Spruce Tree House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace

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Bryce Canyon National Park

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.
On the 24th (Fri), trek along Rim Trail, explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mesa Verde National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and car; or do a combination of bus and car. In May, Bryce Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Mesa Verde National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Bryce Amphitheatre ©
Bryce Amphitheatre

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 25th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Zion National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, expect Zion National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing planning tool .

Drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

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