23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Yuma
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
11
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Berlin

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Castello di Amorosa and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bodega Dunes and Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to The Embarcadero, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, and examine the collection at USS Pampanito.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planner .

Berlin, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Tue) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Dunes, Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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 14th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls and then take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Manzanar National Historic Site.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be much warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

few
hours
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine and then explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon.

Plan a trip to Death Valley National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. May in Death Valley National Park sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

2
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.
On the 19th (Sun), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Page

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.
You've now added Antelope Canyon to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Powell Museum, stop by Big Lake Trading Post, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and finally explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Page road trip tool .

Fly from Los Angeles to Page in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. May in Page sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

2
nights
Monument Valley

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 23rd (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Comb Ridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sandstone Tours, and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip planner .

Getting from Page to Monument Valley by car takes about 2.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Page in May, with highs in Monument Valley at 27°C and lows at 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Comb Ridge
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Photography Tours
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
You've now added Route 66 to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take a memorable drive along Route 66 and then explore the world behind art at West of the Moon Gallery.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff day trip planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Flagstaff in 4 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, expect Flagstaff to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Museums
Highlights from your plan
West of the Moon Gallery ©
West of the Moon Gallery

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On your second day here, examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Phoenix trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Flagstaff to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Flagstaff in May: high temperatures in Phoenix hover around 39°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Yuma.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Casa Grande Ruins National Monument ©
Old Town Scottsdale ©
Old Town Scottsdale

1
night
Yuma

Yuma
Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yuma trip planner .

You can take a bus from Phoenix to Yuma in 3 hours. Another option is to drive. In May, daily temperatures in Yuma can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Yuma

Parks Museums Nature

3
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.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside), Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo) and Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, shop like a local with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip app .

Drive from Yuma to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Yuma in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Oceanside, Santa Monica, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Oceanside Pier ©
Oceanside Pier

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