24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Train + Fly:  15​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
car:  6​h
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
car:  6​h
7
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
10
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
11
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
12
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
13
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Brussels

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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 some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Brussels, Belgium to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. In August, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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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 8th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then contemplate the waterfront views at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, stroll through Four Mile Trail, then make a trip to Olmsted Point, and finally explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park route tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 10th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park journey planner.

Do a combination of bus and car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 6 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

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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 11th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online journey planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, Las Vegas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): hike along Angel's Landing and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park. On the 13th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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.
To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park itinerary planner .

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. In August, Bryce Canyon National Park is little chillier than Zion National Park - with highs of 29°C and lows of 9°C. You will leave for Lake Powell on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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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.
On the 14th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge Trail.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Lake Powell road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Lake Powell takes 6 hours. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Lake Powell: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Outdoors Trails Parks
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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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along South Kaibab Trail, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Lake Powell to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Lake Powell in August, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 18th (Tue), explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument and then see the sky in a new way at Lowell Observatory.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff tour app .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. August in Flagstaff sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Sedona.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Childrens Museums Parks Museums
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Lowell Observatory ©
Lowell Observatory
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel of the Holy Cross, then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock State Park, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sedona online holiday planner .

Traveling by bus from Flagstaff to Sedona takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in August, with highs in Sedona at 37°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Sedona

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
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Red Rock State Park ©
Red Rock State Park
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Spas

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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. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Indian Canyons and then hunt for treasures at VillageFest.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Palm Springs planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Palm Springs takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sedona to Palm Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sedona in August, things will get a bit warmer in Palm Springs: highs are around 49°C and lows about 31°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Fri) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
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VillageFest ©
VillageFest
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Destination PSP ©
Destination PSP

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Family-friendly places like Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach and Boardwalk will thrill your kids. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Newport Beach, about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and don't miss a visit to Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Palm Springs in August, plan for colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Mon) before leaving for Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Santa Monica Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Monterey trip site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Monterey to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

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