10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
3
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive + bus:  6​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Washington DC


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Washington DC

Washington DC
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary site .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Washington DC. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 89°F, while at night they dip to 73°F. On the 9th (Thu), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nightlife Tours
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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.
For reviews and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 104°F and lows about 81°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas
To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary tool .

You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker tool .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 84°F and lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the engineering at Hoover Dam.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 104°F, while lows dip to 81°F. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Las Vegas in July, with lows around 73°F. On the 12th (Sun), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. On the next day, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip planning website .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of car and bus takes about 6 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Lombard Street has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Lombard Street, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, and finally stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 73°F by day to 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hollywood Walk of Fame, Hollywood Classic Tours, Santa Monica Pier, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): get a taste of local nightlife at Hollywood Classic Tours, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Sign. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take a memorable excursion with Your L.A. Tours, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation maker site .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 83°F and lows of 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Your L.A. Tours ©
Your L.A. Tours
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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