20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Palm Springs
— 1 night
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 day
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Sedona
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Springdale
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Three Rivers
— 1 night
10
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Santa Cruz
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 2 nights

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
On the 23rd (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Statue of Lucille Ball, explore the fascinating landscape at Palm Canyon, then look for all kinds of wild species at South Lykken Trail, and finally hike along Indian Canyons Hiking Trails.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Palm Springs online driving holiday planner.

Dublin, Ireland to Palm Springs is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Dublin to Palm Springs, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Palm Springs is much hotter than Dublin - with highs of 39°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 23 — 24:
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Palm Canyon ©
Palm Canyon
Indian Canyons Hiking Trails ©
Indian Canyons Hiking Trails
Statue of Lucille Ball ©
Statue of Lucille Ball

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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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Wonderland of Rocks and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Split Rock.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Joshua Tree National Park trip maker.

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Palm Springs in October, expect Joshua Tree National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 25:
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Wonderland of Rocks ©
Wonderland of Rocks

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): hike along Little Horse Trail, then trek along Huckaby Trail, then hike along Brin's Mesa Trail, and finally indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sedona trip website.

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Sedona in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in October, expect nights in Sedona to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 26:
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Brin's Mesa Trail ©
Brin's Mesa Trail
Spas

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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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll around Indian Garden, then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Sedona in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (22°C), and nights are much colder (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 27:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Page trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Page by car takes about 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Page reach 26°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon

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Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Lower Pine Creek Waterfall, stroll through Watchman Trail, grab your bike and head to Pa'rus Trail, then take in the exciting artwork at Worthington Gallery, and finally view the masterpieces at David J West Gallery. On the next day, view the masterpieces at LaFave Gallery, then take in breathtaking views at Hidden Canyon, then trek along Riverside Walk, and finally trek along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Springdale vacation maker website.

Do a combination of shuttle and taxi from Page to Springdale in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Page in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Springdale, with lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Springdale

Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Side Trip

Zion National Park
Find places to stay Oct 28 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Lower Pine Creek Waterfall ©
Lower Pine Creek Waterfall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then have fun at Battlefield Vegas, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker app.

Drive from Springdale to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or fly. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Springdale in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 30 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

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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 31st (Sat): explore the fascinating landscape at Devil's Corn Field, Head underground at Titus Canyon, and then explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway.

To see more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, Death Valley National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Three Rivers.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon

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Three Rivers

Three Rivers ©
Three Rivers is an unincorporated community in Tulare County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): stop by A1 Totem Market and Gifts, then make a trip to The Senate, then trek along Big Trees Trail, and finally don't miss a visit to Tunnel Rock.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Three Rivers visit planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Three Rivers in 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in November, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Three Rivers

Trails · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
A1 Totem Market and Gifts ©
A1 Totem Market and Gifts
Tunnel Rock ©
Tunnel Rock

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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 3rd (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then stroll through Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Three Rivers to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Three Rivers in November, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (14°C), and nights are cooler (-8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails
Find places to stay Nov 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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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 4th (Wed): trek along Lands End, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (20°C), and nights are much warmer (12°C). On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Find places to stay Nov 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lands End ©
Lands End

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
On the 6th (Fri), kick back and relax at Santa Cruz Harbor Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Santa Cruz online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Santa Cruz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Santa Cruz when traveling from San Francisco in November, with lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara, and then stroll around Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Thousand Steps Beach, identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve, then kick back and relax at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, then wander the streets of State Street Underpass, and finally do a tasting at Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip app.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Santa Barbara takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. November in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate ©
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate
East Beach ©
East Beach
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve

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