20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive
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Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Moab
— 2 nights
Drive
8
West Wendover
— 1 night
Drive
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Reno
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Jose
— Few hours
Drive
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Walt Disney Family Museum, The Wave Organ, Oracle Park, and other attractions you added.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco holiday builder website.

Charlotte to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charlotte to San Francisco. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Charlotte in May, with highs in San Francisco at 69°F and lows at 53°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
You've added Lone Cypress, Pfeiffer State Beach, Bixby Bridge, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, observe the fascinating underwater world at Seymour Marine Discovery Center, explore the activities along Monterey Bay, then kick back and relax at Pleasure Point Beach, then examine the collection at Santa Cruz Surfing Museum, and finally take a stroll through Old Fisherman's Wharf. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then go for a walk through Lone Cypress.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Santa Cruz travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Santa Cruz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Mon) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Adventure

Side Trips

1
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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.
Taft Point has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Mon), explore the striking landscape at Taft Point.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park travel site.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Santa Cruz in May, with lows around 34°F. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

1
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South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe online travel route planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 3 hours. May in South Lake Tahoe sees daily highs of 63°F and lows of 35°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for Zion National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

2
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Zion National Park

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Riverside Walk as well as Weeping Rock Trail. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): trek along Weeping Rock Trail and then trek along Riverside Walk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park vacation builder app.

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Zion National Park by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in May, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 76°F and lows about 41°F. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Trails · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

1
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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. To see photos and other tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley online itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Monument Valley takes 5.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Monument Valley can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

2
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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
To see maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Moab route builder tool.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in May, and nighttime lows around 49°F. On the 30th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to West Wendover.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nature

1
night
West Wendover

West Wendover is a small city in Elko County, Nevada, United States. To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our West Wendover trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Moab to West Wendover by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Moab in May, expect nights in West Wendover to be about the same, around 50°F, while days are little chillier, around 71°F. You will have some time to spend on the 31st (Tue) before leaving for Reno.

Things to do in West Wendover

Casinos · Fun & Games · Museums · Wildlife

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Reno

Biggest Little City in the World

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Reno trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from West Wendover to Reno in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 47°F. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Jose.

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

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San Jose

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Jose sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Reno to San Jose by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. While traveling from Reno, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Jose, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 57°F. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Outdoors · Museums · Tours

1
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a subway. Traveling from San Jose in June, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (71°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.