20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Laughlin
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Kanab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
8
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 30​min
9
Cambria
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
12
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
14
Palm Springs
— 1 night
15
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Paris

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Laughlin

Laughlin ©
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Laughlin driving holiday tool .

Paris, France to Laughlin is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Paris to Laughlin. While traveling from Paris, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Laughlin, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Laughlin

Parks Nature Museums
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Grapevine Canyon ©
Grapevine Canyon
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip website .

Getting from Laughlin to Las Vegas by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Laughlin to Las Vegas. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Laughlin in February: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 21°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 24th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then get engrossed in the history at Kanab Heritage House Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Kanab trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Kanab in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Kanab is 1 hour. In February, Kanab is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 17°C and lows of -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kanab

Tours Parks Wildlife
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Photography Tours
Kanab Heritage House Museum ©
Kanab Heritage House Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop and then hike along Navajo Loop Trail.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bryce Canyon National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Kanab to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kanab in February; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach 5°C and lows reach -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

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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 26th (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park and then get great views at Observation Point.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip app .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. In February, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 17°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park

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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 27th (Thu), hike along Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, get great views at Grandview Point and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Zion National Park in February; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 11°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then stop by Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in February since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

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Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon and then trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lake Powell road trip site .

Getting from Monument Valley to Lake Powell by car takes about 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in February, with highs in Lake Powell at 15°C and lows at 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Cambria.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). On the 2nd (Mon), hike along Fiscalini Ranch Preserve and then identify plant and animal life at Elephant Seal Rookery.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cambria driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Lake Powell to Cambria takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Lake Powell, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cambria, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Elephant Seal Rookery
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Elephant Seal Rookery ©
Elephant Seal Rookery
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve ©
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, then don't miss a visit to Book Passage, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and finally walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Cambria to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Cambria in March, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (21°C), and nights are a bit warmer (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): hit the slopes at Adventure Mountain and then fly down the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe travel planning site .

Drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 12°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can go by car to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): trek along Mammoth Crest Trail, stroll through Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center, and then take an in-depth tour of Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip planning website .

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Tamarack Cross Country Ski Center ©
Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin ©

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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 7th (Sat): stroll through Daylight Pass and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Mammoth Lakes to Death Valley National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in March, expect Death Valley National Park to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Daylight Pass ©
Daylight Pass
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Tahquitz Canyon, then look for gifts at Wabi Sabi Japan Living, then take in the awesome beauty at San Jacinto Mountain, and finally walk around Michael S Wolfson Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Palm Springs tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Palm Springs in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, bus, and train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in March: high temperatures in Palm Springs hover around 34°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Michael S Wolfson Park
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Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Wabi Sabi Japan Living ©
Wabi Sabi Japan Living

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Palm Springs in March: highs in Los Angeles hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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