16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
4
Fresno
— 1 night
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 day
6
Ridgecrest
— 1 night
7
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
8
Las Vegas
— 1 day
9
Kanab
— 1 night
10
Page
— 1 night
11
Williams
— 1 night
12
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
13
Los Angeles
— 1 night

4
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.
You've now added Universal Studios Hollywood to your itinerary. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Do your shopping at Third Street Promenade and The Grove. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip tool.

Rome, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Rome to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Rome in August, plan for little chillier days in Los Angeles, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. On the 12th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): cast your line with a fishing tour, thenstep off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, thencontemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip site.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

1
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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 15th (Sat): hike along Panorama Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, thentrek along Nevada Falls Loop, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Fresno.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop

1
night
Fresno

Fresno
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Fresno tour itinerary builder site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Fresno by bus takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Fresno to be warmer, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. You will leave for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Outdoors Nature
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1
day
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 (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park, cruise along Generals Hwy, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Moro Rock.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Fresno to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Fresno in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ridgecrest.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

1
night
Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest
Ridgecrest is a city in Kern County, California, United States. To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Ridgecrest online travel route planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Ridgecrest. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Ridgecrest at °C and lows at °C. You will leave for Death Valley National Park on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Ridgecrest

Museums Nature Parks
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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Ridgecrest to Death Valley National Park takes 2 hours. While traveling from Ridgecrest, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. On the 17th (Mon), you're off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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1
day
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zion National Park as well as Valley of Fire State Park. On the 17th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park and then explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Zion National Park
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

1
night
Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 18th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Historical Kanab Library, delve into the distant past at Moqui Cave, look for all kinds of wild species at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, thenstop by Denny's Wigwam, thenview the masterpieces at Raven's Heart Gallery, and finally see the interesting displays at Little Hollywood Movie Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Kanab tour planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Kanab in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: highs in Kanab hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Kanab

Museums Wildlife Parks
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Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary ©
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Raven's Heart Gallery ©
Raven's Heart Gallery

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): have fun at Gunfighter Canyon and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Page journey app.

You can drive from Kanab to Page in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Traveling from Kanab in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Page, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Williams.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Fun & Games
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Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon

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Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): stop by Addicted to Route 66.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Williams road trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Williams in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. In August, Williams is slightly colder than Page - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You will leave for Joshua Tree National Park on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Williams

Shopping
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Addicted to Route 66 ©
Addicted to Route 66

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Joshua Tree National Park trip maker website.

You can drive from Williams to Joshua Tree National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Williams to Joshua Tree National Park. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Williams in August, with highs in Joshua Tree National Park at °C and lows at °C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Universal Studios Hollywood has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Olvera Street.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or fly. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in August, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Hollywood & Highland ©
Hollywood & Highland

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