22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Monterey
— 1 night
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
4
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
6
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and stop by Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Jul 21 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then kick back and relax at Point Lobos, and finally explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey journey planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
Find places to stay Jul 24 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): stroll through Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then stroll through Moro Rock Trail. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Trail, then explore and take pictures at Kings Canyon Scenic Byway, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park journey planning tool.

Drive from Monterey to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Monterey, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 43°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Congress Trail ©
Congress Trail
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail

5
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, hike along Panorama Trail, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

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Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 8.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Jul 27 — Aug 1:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
On the 2nd (Sun), look and learn at Griffith Observatory and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and then catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder app.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Aug 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
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 4th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then get great views at Dante's View, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Salt Creek Interpretive Trail.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are somewhat warmer (43°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 3 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail ©
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Aug 4 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, stroll through Bright Angel Trail, and engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Aug 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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