22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States visit planner
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
2
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive
3
Kingman
— 1 night
Bus to Las Vegas Strip, Shuttle to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Moab
— 3 nights
Drive
7
Torrey
— 1 night
Drive
8
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive
11
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive
12
West Hollywood
— 2 nights
Drive
13
Santa Monica
— 1 night

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San Diego — 2 nights

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.
You've now added Balboa Park to your itinerary. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, then kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park, and finally kick back and relax at Black's Beach.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

If you are flying in from France, the closest major aiports are San Diego International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Palm Springs International Airport. In July in San Diego, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games
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Joshua Tree National Park — 1 night

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.
To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park tour builder site.

You can drive from San Diego to Joshua Tree National Park in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from San Diego, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Joshua Tree National Park, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Kingman.
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Kingman — 1 night

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Kingman online holiday planner.

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Kingman by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Kingman. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July: high temperatures in Kingman hover around 43°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
You've now added Rim Trail to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Bright Angel Point, then trek along North Kaibab Trail, then see Off-Road Tours, and finally get great views at Mather Point.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel route planner.

Do a combination of bus and shuttle from Kingman to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is slightly colder than Kingman - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Monument Valley.
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Find places to stay Jul 14 — 16:

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. For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get a bit warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 38°C and lows about 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Moab.
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Find places to stay Jul 16 — 17:

Moab — 3 nights

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Escape the urban bustle at Arches National Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with these side-trips from Moab: Delicate Arch (in Arches National Park) and Mesa Arch (in Canyonlands National Park). There's still lots to do: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Double Arch, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and get a bird's-eye view with Air Tours.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Moab travel route website.

Drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, things will get a bit warmer in Moab: highs are around 42°C and lows about 22°C. On the 20th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Torrey.
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Torrey — 1 night

Torrey is a town located on State Route 24 in Wayne County, Utah, United States, 8mi from Capitol Reef National Park. Highway 12 Scenic Byway has been added to your itinerary. On the 20th (Wed), cruise along Highway 12 Scenic Byway, then see Off-Road Tours, and then stroll through Goosenecks Overlook.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Torrey day trip site.

Drive from Moab to Torrey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Moab in July: high temperatures in Torrey hover around 32°C and lows are around 10°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling 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.
On the 21st (Thu), stroll through Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Sunset Point, then trek along Queen's Garden Trail, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Ruby's Inn.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Torrey to Bryce Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. In July in Bryce Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Zion National Park.
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Find places to stay Jul 21 — 22:

Zion National Park — 3 nights

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Get outdoors at The Narrows and Zion National Park. The adventure continues: trek along Angel's Landing, take in the dramatic scenery at Emerald Pools, take in breathtaking views at Pine Creek Canyon, and take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in July; daily highs in Zion National Park reach 40°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 25th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 25th (Mon), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, see Off-Road Tours, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shark Reef Aquarium at Mandalay Bay, then get outside with Mandalay Bay Beach, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (47°C), and nights are warmer (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.
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Death Valley National Park — 1 night

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for little chillier nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to West Hollywood.
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West Hollywood — 2 nights

West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Sunset Plaza, wander the streets of Sunset Strip, make a trip to Robertson Boulevard, buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, then wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, and finally make a trip to Melrose Avenue.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the West Hollywood trip maker tool.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to West Hollywood in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, train, and subway. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, plan for much colder days in West Hollywood, with highs around 28°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Santa Monica.
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Santa Monica — 1 night

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.
On the 30th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santa Monica online sightseeing planner.

Santa Monica is just a short distance from West Hollywood. In July, daily temperatures in Santa Monica can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel 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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