25 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

25 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

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Los Angeles, United States
— 2 nights
2
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
3
Death Valley National Park, United States
— 7 nights
4
Las Vegas, United States
— 1 night
5
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
6
Monument Valley, United States
— 1 night
7
Moab, United States
— 1 night
8
Bryce Canyon National Park, United States
— 1 night
9
Zion National Park, United States
— 3 nights
10
Salt Lake City, United States
— 1 night
11
Vancouver, Canada
— 3 nights

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Los Angeles, United States

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 1st (Wed): look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, thenget a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and finally examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary site.

Birmingham, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Birmingham in September, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Broad ©
The Broad
Hollywood Bowl Museum ©
Hollywood Bowl Museum

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San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): hike along Lands End, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lands End ©
Lands End

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Death Valley National Park, United States

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Gold Point Ghost Town and Eureka Mine. Get outdoors at Badwater Basin and Panamint Range. Venture out of the city with trips to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley), Beatty Museum & Historical Society (in Beatty) and Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum (in Death Valley Junction). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, and explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park road trip tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Death Valley National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Beatty Museum & Historical Society, Tonopah and Tidewater Railroad Museum, Gold Point Ghost Town
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Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

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Las Vegas, United States

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 13th (Mon): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, thenwander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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Grand Canyon National Park, United States

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 14th (Tue), walk around Indian Garden, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, thenmake a trip to Grand Canyon Railway Depot, thenexplore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online holiday builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (°C), and nights are colder (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

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Monument Valley, United States

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. On the 15th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley online holiday planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect Monument Valley to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Museums
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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Moab, United States

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): trek along Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve, thenhike along Park Avenue Trail, thenexplore the landscape on two wheels at Bike Fiend, and finally see Off-Road Tours.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Moab road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Moab takes 3 hours. September in Moab sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Park Avenue Trail
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Off-Road Tours
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve ©
Scott Matheson Wetlands Preserve
Bike Fiend ©
Bike Fiend

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Bryce Canyon National Park, United States

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.
On the 17th (Fri), stroll through Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Sunset Point, thentrek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Moab to Bryce Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Moab in September; daily highs in Bryce Canyon National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Zion 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

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Zion National Park, United States

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Zion National Park and Riverside Walk. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hidden Canyon and Checkerboard Mesa. There's more to do: stroll through Watchman Trail and trek along Pa'rus Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park tour planning app.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Riverside Walk ©
Riverside Walk
Checkerboard Mesa ©
Checkerboard Mesa

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Salt Lake City, United States

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 21st (Tue), steep yourself in history at McCune Mansion, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Assembly Hall.

For photos and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Zion National Park to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Salt Lake City, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
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The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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Vancouver, Canada

Vancouver ©
Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of International Buddhist Society (Buddhist Temple), thensteep yourself in history at Britannia Shipyards National Historic Site, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Centennial Beach. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Third Beach, kick back and relax at English Bay Beach, thencontemplate the waterfront views at False Creek, and finally take a stroll through Gastown.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver vacation maker app.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Vancouver by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Vancouver, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Salt Lake City in September, plan for slightly colder days in Vancouver, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Richmond, Centennial Beach
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Centennial Beach ©
Centennial Beach
Kitsilano Beach ©
Kitsilano Beach
Gastown ©
Gastown

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