16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Helsinki
Fly:  16 h 15 min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
3
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Homewood
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14 h
End: Helsinki

2
nights
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 (Wed): get your game on at Dig This, then see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, then have some family-friendly fun at Axe Monkeys, and finally see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame. On the next day, see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, then enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary website.

Helsinki, Finland to Las Vegas is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Helsinki to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Helsinki in April; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 31°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Fun & Games Tours
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Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage
Food Tours
Dig This ©
Dig This

2
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.
On the 16th (Fri), hike along Bright Angel Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then stroll around Indian Garden.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around -3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): trek along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail, then get great views at Dante's View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point. On the 19th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette, cruise along Artists Dr, and then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park tour planning website.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): stroll around Heisler Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach, and then go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path. Keep things going the next day: get your bearings at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, then explore the world behind art at The Broad, and then make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, 26-Mile Bike Path, Newport Beach, Heisler Park
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26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Homewood.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

1
night
Homewood

Homewood ©
Homewood is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California of about 200 residents, located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): stroll through Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, and then head outdoors with SWA Watersports.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Homewood. In April, daily temperatures in Homewood can reach 15°C, while at night they dip to -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Homewood

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
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Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Beer Tastings & Tours and Lands End. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Napa (Cuvaison & Balloon Rides) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). There's much more to do: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Homewood to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. While traveling from Homewood, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Napa, V. Sattui Winery
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Walking tours
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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