22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
4
Rachel
— 1 night
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Monica State Beach and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Santa Monica to see Santa Monica Mountains about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Los Angeles at °C and lows at °C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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San Diego

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Point Loma. Take a break from the city and head to La Jolla Shores Park and La Jolla Cove. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Oceanside Pier in Oceanside, about 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, steep yourself in history at Mormon Battalion Historic Site, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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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 23rd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker site.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rachel.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

1
night
Rachel

Rachel
Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Rachel planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Rachel takes 2.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Rachel hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Rachel

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bodie State Historic Park and Sentinel Dome. Step out of the city life by going to El Capitan and Tioga Pass. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome, stroll around Merced Grove, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Rachel to Yosemite National Park. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Rachel in July; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 29:
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at California State Railroad Museum and Cable Car Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Old Sacramento Waterfront (in Sacramento), Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay) and Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planner.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sacramento, Bodega Head, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 3:
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California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island