21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
1
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Beverly Hills
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Palm Springs
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Montreal, Quebec

2
nights
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.
Keep things going the next day: cruise along Zion Shuttle and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

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Montreal, Canada to Zion National Park is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Montreal to Zion National Park is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Montreal in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop and then get great views at Inspiration Point.

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Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in July, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 32°C and lows at 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop

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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 4th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette, then take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, and then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park online trip maker .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are a bit warmer (45°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

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Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Wawona takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Wawona. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Marin Headlands and Presidio of San Francisco. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, and make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Drive from Wawona to San Francisco in 4 hours. Traveling from Wawona in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be little chillier, around 16°C, while days are much colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
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Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
night
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 11th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then look for gifts at Chocolate Maya, and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

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Getting from San Francisco to Santa Barbara by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Shopping
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Chocolate Maya ©
Chocolate Maya
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse

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night
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. On the 12th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, and then explore and take pictures at 26-Mile Bike Path.

For reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Beverly Hills vacation website .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Beverly Hills in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Beverly Hills are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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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.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the exciting artwork at Annenberg Space for Photography, kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Newport Beach. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, then wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, and finally browse the different shops at The Grove.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Beverly Hills. When traveling from Beverly Hills in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Santa Monica Bay, Manhattan Beach
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Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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San Diego

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): stroll through Coronado Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lions, Tigers & Bears and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Shores Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online tour planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coronado Beach, Lions, Tigers & Bears
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

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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. On the 17th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Indian Canyons, then shop like a local with Antique Galleries of Palm Springs, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Jacinto Mountain, and finally take a stroll around Fountain of Life. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Palm Springs Air Museum, then take a stroll through El Paseo Shopping District, then admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, and finally stop by Brandini Toffee.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Palm Springs journey maker .

You can drive from San Diego to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Palm Springs to be a bit warmer, around 32°C, while days are much warmer, around 49°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trips

El Paseo Shopping District, Fountain of Life
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Brandini Toffee ©
Brandini Toffee
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons

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