22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Madrid
Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Monument Valley
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Madrid

2
nights
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 20th (Fri): stop by Molinari Delicatessen. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of SoMa, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then pause for some photo ops at Mohandas K. Gandhi (Gandhi Statue).

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning app .

Madrid, Spain to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Madrid to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Madrid in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 22:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

4
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, trek along Panorama Trail, and explore the activities along Tenaya Lake.

For ratings and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect cooler with lows of 3°C in Yosemite National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 26:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, explore and take pictures at Staples Center, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park, Revolver Gallery
Find places to stay Sep 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 30th (Mon), get great views at Father Crowley Vista Point, then get great views at Dante's View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Father Crowley Vista Point ©
Father Crowley Vista Point

3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, Las Vegas is a bit warmer at night with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Nature
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lipan Point, get outside with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, and take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (22°C), and nights are much colder (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

3
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. Explore Monument Valley's surroundings by going to Mexican Hat (Valley of the Gods & Muley Point Overlook). There's lots more to do: see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, stroll around Sandstone Tours, don't miss a visit to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and trek along Wildcat Trail.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley travel route planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Mexican Hat
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Muley Point Overlook ©
Muley Point Overlook

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