23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
3
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
5
Page
— 2 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
8
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fisherman's Wharf as well as Palace of Fine Arts Theatre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Chinatown and then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to San Francisco is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 28:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre ©
Palace of Fine Arts Theatre

1
day
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.
To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel planning site.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 33°C. On the 28th (Sun), you're off to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 28 — 29:

2
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
You've now added Courthouse Towers to your itinerary. On the 29th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers, then take in the dramatic natural features at Windows, then explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, and finally explore the striking landscape at Delicate Arch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Tue): hike along Landscape Arch, take in the dramatic natural features at Sand Dune Arch, and then see the interesting displays at Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Arches National Park holiday site.

Traveling by combination of bus, train, and car from Yosemite National Park to Arches National Park takes 27 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Arches National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Arches National Park, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
Find places to stay Jul 29 — 31:
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Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum ©
Gateway Colorado Automobile Museum
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch

1
night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes North Rim Visitor Center. Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): take in a show at Hopi House, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Arches National Park in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
North Rim Visitor Center ©
North Rim Visitor Center
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Horseshoe Bend. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Page trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Page at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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.
Hoover Dam Bypass has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Spring Mountains Visitor Center and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Page to Las Vegas by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Page in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 6:
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): get great views at Farview Point, then hike along Navajo Loop Trail, then get great views at Sunset Point, and finally hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Fairyland Point, then trek along Rim Trail, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. Traveling from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 29°C and 9°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

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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.
Visiting The Narrows and Zion National Park will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail, trek along Angel's Landing, explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon, and cruise along Zion Shuttle.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park online trip builder.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 38°C and lows reach 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Aug 9 — 12:
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The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
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.
Do your shopping at Third Street Promenade and Hollywood & Highland. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Monica Pier and Griffith Observatory. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Dana Point, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles journey maker website.

Getting from Zion National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Theme Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Find places to stay Aug 12 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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