23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States Trip Planner

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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San Jose
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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El Paso
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 1 night
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Los Angeles

— 3 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.
For shopping fun, head to Olvera Street or Amoeba Music. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Will Rogers State Historic Park. Pack the 26th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in November; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trip

San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Maritime Museum of San Diego and Old Town Model Railroad Depot. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

San Jose

— 1 night

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 30th (Wed), pause for some serene contemplation at Our Lady of Peace Church and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Emma Prusch Farm Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Jose trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Jose takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Diego in November, with highs in San Jose at 22°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Paxton Gate. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, catch a live performance at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, and stop by Napa Valley Winery Exchange.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation maker site.

You can drive from San Jose to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Yosemite National Park

— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks

Death Valley National Park

— 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park route maker website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December; daily highs in Death Valley National Park reach 15°C and lows reach 0°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 3 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.
Head to The Strip and Barneys New Yorkfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods · Nature

El Paso

— 1 night
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take a memorable drive along Scenic Drive - Overlook and then contemplate the long history of Magoffin Home State Historic Site.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our El Paso tour builder site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to El Paso takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to El Paso. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in El Paso

Scenic Drive · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Phoenix

— 1 night
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 14th (Wed), examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then steep yourself in history at Wrigley Mansion, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip maker tool.

You can fly from El Paso to Phoenix in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from El Paso in December, expect Phoenix to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
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.