22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Big Sur
— 1 night
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
8
Scottsdale
— 1 night
9
Phoenix
— 1 night

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip planner.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco. In July, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 5th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Partington Cove, then admire the natural beauty at Hawthorne Gallery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Big Sur trip itinerary builder website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Big Sur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Big Sur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

3
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (The Little Mermaid - Ariel's Undersea Adventure, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Los Angeles, and see the interesting displays at The Hollywood Museum.

Plan a trip to Los Angeles easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can drive from Big Sur to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Big Sur in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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 9th (Thu): go deep underground at Eureka Mine, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and then admire all the interesting features of Artists Dr.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Death Valley National Park using our trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around 45°C and lows are around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Artists Dr
Artists Dr
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

4
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, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, trek along Lembert Dome, and stroll through Tuolumne Meadows.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park planner.

Take a bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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 14th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then try your luck at New York New York Casino. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas itinerary planning app.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by bus takes about 17.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 47°C and 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, trek along Cape Final Trail, and cruise along Point Imperial Drive.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 34°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. On the 20th (Mon), get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Phoenix, head outdoors with Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ, then take in the exciting artwork at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escape the Room AZ.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Scottsdale fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Scottsdale in 4 hours. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: high temperatures in Scottsdale hover around 48°C and lows are around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trip

Right On Target Clay Guides of AZ
Highlights from your plan
Escape the Room AZ ©
Escape the Room AZ
Elan Wollitzer Gallery ©
Elan Wollitzer Gallery

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Phoenix route builder.

Phoenix is very close to Scottsdale. In July, daytime highs in Phoenix are 48°C, while nighttime lows are 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums · Outdoors · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Horseback Riding Tours

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