15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
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San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Mariposa
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Oakhurst
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
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Lee Vining
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Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
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Bryce Canyon City
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Kingman
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles — 1 night

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.
For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Milan, Italy to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Milan in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Barbara.
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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Your day by day itinerary now includes East Beach, Stearns Wharf, Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): kick back and relax at East Beach, take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park, and finally take a stroll through State Street Underpass.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara vacation builder tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach 30°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Luis Obispo.
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San Luis Obispo — 1 night

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. state of California, located roughly midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco on the Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): wander the streets of Bubblegum Alley.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Luis Obispo online holiday planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, daytime highs in San Luis Obispo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Russian Hill, Chinatown, Golden Gate Park, and other attractions. On the 13th (Tue), wander the streets of Union Square, take a stroll through Russian Hill, and then wander the streets of Chinatown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, make a trip to Alamo Square, then stroll around Golden Gate Park, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from San Luis Obispo to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Mariposa.
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Mariposa

Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
On the 15th (Thu), hike along Mariposa Grove.

To find photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mariposa online trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Mariposa in 3 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Mariposa, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Oakhurst.
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Oakhurst — 1 night

Gateway to Yosemite

Situated on the Gold Rush highway that winds through former mining towns, Oakhurst is the gateway to America's most popular national park for travelers.
Southgate Brewing Company has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): sample the tasty concoctions at Southgate Brewing Company.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Oakhurst trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Mariposa to Oakhurst takes an hour. In September, daytime highs in Oakhurst are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Fri) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.
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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bridalveil Fall as well as Cooks Meadow Loop. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Bridalveil Fall and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cooks Meadow Loop.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Yosemite National Park is just a short distance from Oakhurst. While traveling from Oakhurst, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. On the 16th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Lee Vining.
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Lee Vining

Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. On the 16th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Lee Vining trip site.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining takes 5.5 hours. September in Lee Vining sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mammoth Lakes.
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Mammoth Lakes — 1 night

Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 16th (Fri), sample the tasty concoctions at Mammoth Brewing Company.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Mammoth Lakes road trip planning site.

Getting from Lee Vining to Mammoth Lakes by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 3°C. On the 17th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley National Park.
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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Zabriskie Point, Badwater Basin and Furnace Creek Visitor Center. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sat): get answers to all your questions at Furnace Creek Visitor Center, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Death Valley National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fountains of Bellagio as well as The Strip. On the 17th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of The Strip and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

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You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for Zion National Park.
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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.
You've now added Kolob Canyons to your itinerary. On the 18th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Kolob Canyons.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Zion National Park are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are cooler (10°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bryce Canyon City.
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Bryce Canyon City — 1 night

Bryce Canyon City, sometimes shown as Bryce on maps, is a town in Garfield County, Utah, United States, adjacent to Bryce Canyon National Park. Your list of things to see and do now includes Swamp Canyon, Farview Point, Rainbow Point, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): get great views at Sunrise Point, trek along Swamp Canyon, then get great views at Farview Point, and finally explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon City road trip site.

Drive from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon City in 1.5 hours. In September, Bryce Canyon City is a bit cooler than Zion National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Monument Valley.
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Monument Valley — 1 night

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. Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): stroll through Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley travel planning app.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon City to Monument Valley in 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon City in September; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 32°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 1 night

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 Village has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To see maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in September, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 28°C and lows at 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for Kingman.
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Kingman — 1 night

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes Oatman Ghost Town as well as Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center. On the 21st (Wed), stop by Angel & Vilma Delgadillo's Route 66 Gift Shop & Visitor's Center and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Oatman Ghost Town.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Kingman travel route planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Kingman in 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: high temperatures in Kingman hover around 37°C and lows are around 18°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Thu) before leaving for Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 2 nights

City of Angels

You've now added Universal Studios Hollywood to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel website.

You can drive from Kingman to Los Angeles in 5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kingman to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kingman in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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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.
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