18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Prague
Fly:  22 h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Big Sur
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
San Jose
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
7
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Kanab
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
10
Tusayan
— 1 night
Drive:  8 h 45 min
11
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
12
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h 15 min
End: Prague

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night
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.
On the 17th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Prague, Czech Republic to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus, train, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Prague in October, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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night
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). On the 18th (Fri), kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, steep yourself in history at Nitt Witt Ridge, and then sample the tasty concoctions at 927 Beer Company.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cambria online travel planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Cambria by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier nights in Cambria, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Cambria

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
927 Beer Company ©
927 Beer Company
Nitt Witt Ridge ©
Nitt Witt Ridge

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Limekiln State Park, and then trek along Partington Cove.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Big Sur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Cambria to Big Sur takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cambria in October: highs in Big Sur hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Trails
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Limekiln State Park ©
Limekiln State Park
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove

1
night
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
You've now added 55 South to your itinerary. On the 19th (Sat), get a taste of local nightlife at 55 South.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Jose trip builder app.

Drive from Big Sur to San Jose in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Big Sur, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Jose, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Nightlife
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55 South ©
55 South

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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 (Sun): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, then immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker.

You can drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. On the 22nd (Tue), get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, get great views at Valley View, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Wawona road trip planning website.

Drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Wawona: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 24th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at The Devil's Speedway.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park online travel route builder.

Getting from Wawona to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 7 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks
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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.
On the 24th (Thu), take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Kanab.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

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Kanab

Kanab ©
Kanab is a city in and the county seat of Kane County, Utah, United States. On the 26th (Sat), stroll around Jacob Hamblin Park, explore the ancient world of Moqui Cave, examine the collection at Little Hollywood Movie Museum, take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage House Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Historical Kanab Library, and finally look for gifts at Denny's Wigwam. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Nautilus Rock, contemplate the long history of Old Paria, then trek along Squaw Trail, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Raven's Heart Gallery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Kanab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Kanab takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Kanab, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Kanab: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tusayan.

Things to do in Kanab

Museums Parks Trails
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Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave
Historical Kanab Library ©
Historical Kanab Library
Old Paria ©
Old Paria

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Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. On the 28th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum and then stroll around Indian Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Tusayan trip builder tool.

Getting from Kanab to Tusayan by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kanab in October, with highs in Tusayan at 22°C and lows at 0°C. You'll set off for San Diego on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Tusayan

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Shores Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lions, Tigers & Bears.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Tusayan to San Diego in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Tusayan to San Diego is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Tusayan in October, expect nights in San Diego to be much warmer, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. On the 31st (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): engage your brain at California Science Center and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally explore the world behind art at The Broad.

Plan trip to Los Angeles with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Nightlife
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Broad ©
The Broad
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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