18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

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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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), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site .

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 flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Prague to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Prague in October, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can 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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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). Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, contemplate the long history of Nitt Witt Ridge, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at 927 Beer Company.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cambria trip tool .

Drive from Los Angeles to Cambria in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Los Angeles in October since evenings lows in Cambria dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sat): admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, immerse yourself in nature at Limekiln State Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Partington Cove.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Big Sur online route planner .

Getting from Cambria to Big Sur by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Cambria in October, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Big Sur: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can 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

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San Jose

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

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Jose driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by car from Big Sur to San Jose takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Big Sur in October, you will find days in San Jose are somewhat warmer (29°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Nightlife
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55 South ©
55 South

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online trip builder .

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. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature 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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, get great views at Valley View, and then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Wawona online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Wawona to be slightly colder, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature

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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park route planning website .

You can drive from Wawona to Death Valley National Park in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

Planning Las Vegas trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in October since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough 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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The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
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. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): walk around Jacob Hamblin Park, delve into the distant past at Moqui Cave, see the interesting displays at Little Hollywood Movie Museum, take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage House Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Kanab Heritage Museum, and finally stop by Denny's Wigwam. On the 27th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Nautilus Rock, steep yourself in history at Old Paria, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Squaw Trail, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Raven's Heart Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kanab travel itinerary 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 in Kanab, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tusayan.

Things to do in Kanab

Parks Museums Trails
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Jacob Hamblin Park ©
Jacob Hamblin Park
Moqui Cave ©
Moqui Cave
Kanab Heritage House Museum ©
Kanab Heritage House Museum

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Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, then walk around Indian Garden, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Yavapai Point.

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Traveling by car from Kanab to Tusayan takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kanab in October; daily highs in Tusayan reach 22°C and lows reach 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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park and then identify plant and animal life at Lions, Tigers & Bears.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tusayan to San Diego. When traveling from Tusayan in October, plan for a bit warmer days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling 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 ©

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): enjoy some diversion at California Science Center and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On your second day here, examine the collection at Hollywood Bowl Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Broad.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles visit site .

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

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Fun & Games
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Broad ©
The Broad
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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