13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
6
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Monument Valley
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12 h 30 min
9
Dadeville
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

2
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.
On the 5th (Mon), hike along Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, make a trip to Olmsted Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, and finally take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Amsterdam in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

1
night
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 7th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

To plan San Francisco vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos, then admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive, then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and finally explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

1
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 9th (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Monterey to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ©

1
night
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 10th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 11th (Sun), explore the world behind art at West of the Moon Gallery, sample the tasty concoctions at Mother Road Brewing Company, then take in breathtaking views at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and finally walk around Buffalo Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Flagstaff trip app.

Getting from Las Vegas to Flagstaff by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Flagstaff is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Flagstaff, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Buffalo Park ©
Buffalo Park
Mother Road Brewing Company ©
Mother Road Brewing Company

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and finally get great views at Hopi Point. Here are some ideas for day two: cruise along Point Imperial Drive and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Getting from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Hopi Point ©
Hopi Point

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): hike along Wildcat Trail, explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley road trip website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Dadeville.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Tours Trails
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

1
night
Dadeville

Dadeville ©
Dadeville is a city in Tallapoosa County, Alabama, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get outside with Lake Martin Recreation Area and then stroll through Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Dadeville holiday maker tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Monument Valley to Dadeville. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Monument Valley in October: high temperatures in Dadeville hover around 30°C and lows are around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dadeville

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail ©
Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail
Lake Martin Recreation Area ©
Lake Martin Recreation Area

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