16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour planner

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Fly
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Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive
5
Sedona
— 1 night
Drive
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Williams
— 1 night
Drive
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
8
Visalia
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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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.
You've now added Alcatraz Island to your itinerary. On the 18th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marshall’s Beach, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and finally cast your line with a fishing tour.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online driving holiday planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. In August, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for Pismo Beach.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Nature
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Pismo Beach

— 1 night
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. On the 19th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Eldwaylen Ocean Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Pismo Beach trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Pismo Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Pismo Beach, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to catch the flight to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Santa Monica

— 2 nights

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
You've now added Universal Studios Hollywood to your itinerary. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Bay. Escape the urban bustle at 26-Mile Bike Path and Santa Monica Mountains. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Camera Obscura, get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, and steep yourself in history at Shotgun House.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica vacation planner.

Fly from Pismo Beach to Santa Monica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and tram. Traveling from Pismo Beach in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Santa Monica, with lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks · Theme Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

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Anaheim

— 3 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You've now added Disney California Adventure Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): discover the magic at Downtown Disney District and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Wed): discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park and then kick back and relax at Crystal Cove.

To see where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Anaheim travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Anaheim takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and train; or do a combination of tram and bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in August, you will find days in Anaheim are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Sedona.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

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Sedona

— 1 night

Red Rock Country

Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

Before you visit Sedona, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Anaheim to Sedona in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Anaheim to Sedona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. August in Sedona sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Fri) before leaving for Williams.

Things to do in Sedona

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Williams

— 1 night
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
On the 26th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Pete's Rt 66 Gas Station Museum and then meet the residents at Grand Canyon Deer Farm.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Williams online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Sedona to Williams takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Sedona in August, things will get little chillier in Williams: highs are around 30°C and lows about 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Williams

Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
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Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 27th (Sat), admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then stroll through Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Williams to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Williams to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Williams in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Mon) before leaving for Visalia.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

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Visalia

— 1 night
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Visalia online trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Visalia with the Route module. In August, Visalia is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 41°C and lows of 20°C. On the 30th (Tue), you're off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails
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Yosemite National Park

— 1 night
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 30th (Tue): make a trip to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then trek along Panorama Trail.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Visalia to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Visalia in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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San Francisco

City by the Bay

Kick off your visit on the 31st (Wed): make a trip to Lombard Street and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough 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.