15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Moab
— 2 nights
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Colorado Springs
— 1 night
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Denver
— 2 nights

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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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

Before you visit San Francisco, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

New York City to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in San Francisco at 73°F and lows at 59°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 10th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lookout Studio, trek along Rim Trail, and make a trip to Pipe Creek Vista.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 50°F in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

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Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then see Off-Road Tours.

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You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Moab in 5.5 hours. In August, Moab is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 92°F and lows of 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Trails · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of World War II Aviation, stroll around Garden of the Gods, and then see the interesting displays at Penrose Heritage Museum.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Colorado Springs itinerary planning app.

Getting from Moab to Colorado Springs by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Moab in August; daily highs in Colorado Springs reach 83°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Denver.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of World War II Aviation ©
National Museum of World War II Aviation
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods
Penrose Heritage Museum ©
Penrose Heritage Museum

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Denver

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): discover the riches below the earth's surface at Hidee Gold Mine, let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour, and then get outside with Apex Ex. Keep things going the next day: go for a walk through Clear Creek Whitewater Park and then examine the collection at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Denver driving holiday site.

Getting from Colorado Springs to Denver by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of flight and train. August in Denver sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors · Museums · Adventure

Side Trips

Golden, Hidee Gold Mine, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Hidee Gold Mine ©
Hidee Gold Mine
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum ©
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum

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