51 days in United States Itinerary

51 days in United States Itinerary

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51 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Cambria
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
3
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Laughlin
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
7
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Kanab
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
12
Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
13
Mammoth Lakes
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
14
South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
15
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Tel Aviv

3
nights
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). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cambria: Hearst Castle (in San Simeon), Avila Beach (Speed Boats Tours, Point San Luis Lighthouse, & more) and Montana de Oro State Park (in Los Osos). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Seal Rookery, get a new perspective on nature at Greenspace Creekside Reserve, take in the spiritual surroundings of The Old Santa Rosa Creek Chapel, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fiscalini Ranch Preserve.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cambria trip itinerary maker .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Cambria is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Cambria due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, Cambria is cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Simeon, Avila Beach, Montana de Oro State Park
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 14:
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Elephant Seal Rookery ©
Elephant Seal Rookery
Montana de Oro State Park ©
Montana de Oro State Park
Point San Luis Lighthouse ©
Point San Luis Lighthouse

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nights
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by car from Cambria to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Cambria in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 19:
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. On the 20th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon, shop like a local with Antique Galleries of Palm Springs, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Jacinto Mountain, and finally look for gifts at Wabi Sabi Japan Living.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Palm Springs day trip site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Palm Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In September, Palm Springs is somewhat warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 44°C and lows of 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Laughlin.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Nature Parks Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 19 — 20:
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San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
Antique Galleries of Palm Springs ©
Antique Galleries of Palm Springs

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, then get to know the fascinating history of Riverfront, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grapevine Canyon.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Laughlin vacation maker tool .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Laughlin in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Palm Springs to Laughlin is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Laughlin

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:
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Grapevine Canyon ©
Grapevine Canyon
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©

6
nights
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, get great views at Hopi Point, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner .

Drive from Laughlin to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Laughlin in September: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 27:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): get great views at Muley Point Overlook, then cruise along Moki Dugway, and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., then hike along Wildcat Trail, and then catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley visit planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 32°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Muley Point Overlook, Moki Dugway
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Muley Point Overlook ©
Muley Point Overlook

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
On the 30th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Ticaboo Canyon and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rainbow Bridge Trail.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Lake Powell trip planner .

Getting from Monument Valley to Lake Powell by car takes about 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Lake Powell when traveling from Monument Valley in September, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Nature Trails
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:

3
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.
Zion National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of The Narrows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point, and hike along Canyon Overlook Trail.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Zion National Park day trip tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lake Powell to Zion National Park. Traveling from Lake Powell in September, plan for little chillier nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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.
Bryce Canyon National Park is known for trails, nature, shopping, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, explore the striking landscape of Peek-A-Boo Loop, look for gifts at Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, and stroll through Navajo Loop Trail.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park road trip app .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in October, things will get slightly colder in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 19°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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nights
Kanab

Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Coyote Buttes (in Big Water) and Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway (in Marble Canyon). There's lots more to do: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, stop by Denny's Wigwam, hike along Squaw Trail, and walk around Jacob Hamblin Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Kanab day trip site .

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Kanab by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Kanab reach 27°C and lows reach 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Vermillion Cliffs Scenic Highway, Coyote Buttes, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Coyote Buttes ©
Coyote Buttes

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nights
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planner .

You can drive from Kanab to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kanab to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kanab in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Oct 9 — 13:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Death Valley National Park is known for nature, scenic drive, historic sites, museums, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and discover the riches below the earth's surface at Keane Wonder Mine.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park journey tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, Death Valley National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 16:
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll around Mariposa Grove, and get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Find places to stay Oct 16 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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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.
Go for a jaunt from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee to see West End Beach about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, race across the water with a speed boat tour, awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, and enjoy the sand and surf at Baldwin Beach.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe tour planning website .

Traveling by car from Mammoth Lakes to South Lake Tahoe takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in South Lake Tahoe, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Emerald Bay State Park, West End Beach
Find places to stay Oct 21 — 24:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Speed Boats Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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