23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Kingman
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Seligman
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
11
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
12
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus:  6​h 45​min
13
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Lisbon


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4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien capture your imagination. Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Patrick Amiot (in Sebastopol) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

Discover how to plan a San Francisco trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Lisbon, Portugal to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Lisbon in July, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Bodega Dunes, Patrick Amiot, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 29th (Mon), kick back and relax at Lovers Point, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse, and finally stroll through Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Monterey online trip itinerary planner .

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 July in Monterey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Point Pinos Lighthouse ©
Point Pinos Lighthouse

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
To find maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Simeon sightseeing tool .

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Simeon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Monterey in July: highs in San Simeon hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 30th (Tue), you're off toSanta Barbara.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, learn more about the world around you at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History, and then immerse yourself in nature at Carpinteria State Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Santa Barbara, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from San Simeon to Santa Barbara in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from San Simeon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Nature Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Carpinteria State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History ©

4
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Oceanside Pier. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Autry Museum of the American West. Venture out of the city with trips to Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Oceanside) and Malibu (El Matador State Beach & Carbon Beach). The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip site .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Barbara in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trips

Oceanside, Santa Monica, Malibu, Norton Simon Museum, Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Hoover Dam Bypass has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): make a trip to Bellagio Fountains and then take a stroll through The Strip.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Kingman.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms
The Strip ©
The Strip

few
hours
Kingman

Kingman
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Kingman trip maker .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Kingman in 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas to Kingman, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get little chillier in Kingman: highs are around 41°C and lows about 23°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll travel to Seligman.

Things to do in Kingman

Outdoors Tours Parks

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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. To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Seligman trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Kingman to Seligman in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Kingman in August, things will get a bit cooler in Seligman: highs are around 30°C and lows about 13°C. On the 7th (Wed), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seligman

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then get great views at Yaki Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website .

You can drive from Seligman to Grand Canyon National Park in 2 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

1
night
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.
Horseshoe Bend has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Page trip planning tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Page to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Lone Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip planner .

Drive from Page to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Death Valley National Park. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 10th (Sat), you're off toSequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then get great views at Valley View, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. On the next day, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner .

You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco
To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco route maker site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. On the 14th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Tours

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