19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Salt Lake City
— 1 day
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Arches National Park
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Phoenix
— 2 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Relax by the water at Newport Beach and Crystal Cove. Get outdoors at 26-Mile Bike Path and The Huntington Desert Garden. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach to see Main Beach about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles journey planner.

Philadelphia to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Philadelphia in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are little chillier, around 79°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

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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.
Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Valley Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Cloud's Rest. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, look for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

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Take a train from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect much colder with lows of 46°F in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Las Vegas

Sin City

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 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Keep things going the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 104°F and lows about 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Madame Tussauds -  Las Vegas ©
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 95°F and lows are around 70°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©

A Red Rock Wonderland

Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 10th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, and finally stroll through Windows. On the next day, hike along Tunnel Arch, then take in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

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Getting from Salt Lake City to Arches National Park by combination of train and car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive; or do a combination of train and car. July in Arches National Park sees daily highs of 97°F and lows of 67°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

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Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Arches National Park in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 84°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Nightlife · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica and then ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get much warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 106°F and lows about 85°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica

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