29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  15​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 1 night
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Morro Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
drive:  2​h
8
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
11
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
14
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
15
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Frankfurt

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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.
The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. For shopping fun, head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard or The Grove. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (The Disney Gallery & Oak Canyon Nature Center) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stop by Amoeba Music, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary builder .

Frankfurt, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. In May, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Frankfurt - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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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.
To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Santa Monica route maker .

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Nightlife Shopping Historic Sites
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Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Barbara

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.
On the 29th (Fri), take a stroll through State Street Underpass.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara tour itinerary planning tool .

You can drive from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in May, Santa Barbara is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Sat) before leaving for Morro Bay.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping
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Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. On the 30th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Nitt Witt Ridge and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Seal Rookery. Here are some ideas for day two: step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle, then identify plant and animal life at Piedras Blancas, and then kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Morro Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Morro Bay takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

San Simeon, Cambria
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Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and finally stop by The Cheese Shop.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Carmel trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Morro Bay to Carmel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Morro Bay in May, plan for little chillier days in Carmel, with highs around 21°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Cannery Row
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Union Square and Nordstrom. Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in June, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Sonoma Coast State Beach
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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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.
On the 6th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, view the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday builder app .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mammoth Mountain.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 1.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks
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Mammoth Mountain ©
Mammoth Mountain

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 8th (Mon), make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins, steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Artists Palette and then admire all the interesting features of Artists Dr.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary app .

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions planner .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in June since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Peek-A-Boo Loop and Rim Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, and get great views at Inspiration Point.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park sightseeing planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, things will get cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 30°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point

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Page

Page ©
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.
For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Page trip website .

Traveling by combination of car and shuttle from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in June: highs in Page hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Museums
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon

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Monument Valley

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. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, then stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and finally explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip planning website .

You can drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. In June, Monument Valley is slightly colder than Page - with highs of 36°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in a show at Hopi House, get great views at Mather Point, and see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Monument Valley in June since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 20th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Upper Las Virgenes Canyon Open Space Preserve, look for all kinds of wild species at Westridge-Canyonback Wilderness Park, and then kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay. On the 21st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, stop by The Original Farmers Market, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Hammer Museum.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles journey maker app .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for slightly colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Hammer Museum ©
Hammer Museum

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