24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
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Tombstone
— 1 night
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Alamogordo
— 1 night
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Santa Fe
— 2 nights
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Los Alamos
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Durango
— 2 nights
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Bluff
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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St. George
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
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Thousand Oaks
— 1 night

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Los Angeles — 2 nights

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.
You've now added Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at California Science Center.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning app.

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. In August, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.
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Joshua Tree National Park — 2 nights

Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Pioneertown has been added to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Joshua Tree National Park reach 45°C and lows reach 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 8th (Mon) before leaving for Tombstone.
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Tombstone — 1 night

Town Too Tough to Die

Founded in 1877 as a mining camp, Tombstone became one of the most storied towns of the "Wild West." As one of the last frontier boomtowns in the United States, Tombstone prospered between 1880 and 1890, attracting cattle rustlers and outlaws.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Saguaro National Park. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Saguaro National Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Tombstone trip tool.

Fly from Joshua Tree National Park to Tombstone in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Tombstone due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in August, with highs in Tombstone at 36°C and lows at 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Tue) before leaving for Alamogordo.
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Alamogordo — 1 night

Alamogordo is the seat of Otero County, New Mexico, United States. Your day by day itinerary now includes White Sands National Monument. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at White Sands National Monument.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Alamogordo vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Tombstone to Alamogordo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Fe.
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Santa Fe — 2 nights

City Different

Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Your day by day itinerary now includes The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe day trip website.

You can drive from Alamogordo to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Alamogordo in August, expect Santa Fe to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Alamos.
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Los Alamos

Los Alamos is a town in Los Alamos County, New Mexico, United States that is recognized as the birthplace of the first atomic bomb––the primary objective of the Manhattan Project by Los Alamos National Laboratory during World War II. The town is located on four mesas of the Pajarito Plateau, and has a population of 12,019. For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Los Alamos road trip website.

You can drive from Santa Fe to Los Alamos in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Alamos, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. You will leave for Durango on the 12th (Fri).
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Durango — 2 nights

Originally a frontier mining town, Durango is known today for its scenic setting, outdoor activities, and the 1880s steam-powered railway that takes visitors through sections of the mountains where roads don't reach.
Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum has been added to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): take a memorable tour with Durango and Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad and Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Durango online journey planner.

Traveling by car from Los Alamos to Durango takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Los Alamos in August since evenings lows in Durango dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Bluff.
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Bluff — 1 night

Bluff is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Juan County, Utah, United States. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): make a trip to Mexican Hat Rock Formation.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Bluff tour planning website.

You can drive from Durango to Bluff in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Durango in August, Bluff is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive 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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bluff to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Bluff in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Page.
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Page — 1 night

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Lipan Point as well as Antelope Canyon X by Taadidiin Tours. Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): get great views at Lipan Point, then capture your vacation like a pro with Antelope Canyon X by Taadidiin Tours, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Page online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Page takes 4 hours. In August, Page is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Bryce Canyon National Park.
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Bryce Canyon National Park — 1 night

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre and then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park road trip website.

Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. When traveling from Page in August, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Bryce Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to St. George.
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St. George — 1 night

St. Your day by day itinerary now includes Canyon Overlook Trail as well as Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. On the 18th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail and then admire all the interesting features of Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our St. George holiday planner.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to St. George by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in St. George, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 25°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive 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.
You've now added Badwater Basin to your itinerary. On the 19th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from St. George to Las Vegas takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from St. George in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 29°C. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 2 nights

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.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Yosemite National Park to be colder, temps between 32°C and 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Mon) before leaving for 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 day by day itinerary now includes Cable Car Museum, Fisherman's Wharf and Point Bonita Lighthouse. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): visit a coastal fixture at Point Bonita Lighthouse. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco route planning site.

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 somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.
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Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. Your day by day itinerary now includes 17-Mile Drive as well as Monterey Bay Aquarium. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Cannery Row, and then cruise along 17-Mile Drive.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August in Monterey, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride 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. To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Luis Obispo online vacation planner.

You can drive from Monterey to San Luis Obispo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Monterey, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Luis Obispo, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 17°C. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Thousand Oaks.
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Thousand Oaks — 1 night

Thousand Oaks is a city in southeastern Ventura County, California, United States. To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Thousand Oaks trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from San Luis Obispo to Thousand Oaks takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 19°C.
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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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San Luis Obispo County travel guide

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The Central Coast
Separated from major metropolitan areas, coastal San Luis Obispo County has preserved its rural character. It includes many small communities with a strong agricultural heritage, and preserves a sense of old California. Many visitors on holiday come here to browse the excellent farmers' markets or tour world-class vineyards. The county offers plentiful outdoor vacation ideas, with beaches, rolling hills, and the Santa Lucia mountain range nearby. You can also take side trips to the area's larger towns, with their historical downtown districts, shopping destinations, and museums.
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