35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  12 h 15 min
1
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
6
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Drive:  5 h 45 min
9
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
10
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
11
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Zurich

1
night
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Miami road trip planning website.

Zurich, Switzerland to Miami is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Zurich to Miami. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Zurich in Juni: highs in Miami hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Find places to stay Jun 13 — 14:
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Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Explore San Diego's surroundings by going to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and LEGOLAND California (in Carlsbad). There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego, and let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Diego road trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Miami to San Diego takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami to San Diego. In Juni, San Diego is slightly colder than Miami - with highs of 26°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, LEGOLAND California
Find places to stay Jun 14 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Star Wars Launch Bay & Disneyland Park). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in Juni, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Anaheim
Find places to stay Jun 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
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.
Santa Monica is known for beaches, shopping, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier Carousel, and grab your bike and head to 26-Mile Bike Path.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica trip itinerary planner.

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Traveling from Los Angeles in Juni, you will find days in Santa Monica are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

The Getty Villa, R6 Distillery
Find places to stay Jun 22 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

1
night
Santa Barbara

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara online day trip planner.

Getting from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from Santa Monica in Juni, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): snap pictures at Bixby Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Hawthorne Gallery, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Partington Cove, and finally kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Big Sur day trip planning site.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Big Sur by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. In Juni, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove

4
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, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In Juni, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, cruise along Tioga Pass, and trek along Panorama Trail.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 7th (Tue), take in the awesome beauty at Funeral Mountains and then get great views at Dante's View.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park route site.

Do a combination of bus and car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in Juli, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be warmer, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 45°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Jul 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Funeral Mountains ©
Funeral Mountains
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

5
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, trek along Bright Angel Trail, get to know the fascinating history of Bright Angel Point, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park tour planning site.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Death Valley National Park, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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