24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Newport Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Carlsbad
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Big Bear Lake
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Lone Pine
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
11
Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 30​min
12
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
13
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Berlin


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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.
Runyon Canyon Park has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): walk around Runyon Canyon Park. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

Berlin, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Berlin to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. September in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Newport Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
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Newport Beach

City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then kick back and relax at Marina Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano, identify plant and animal life at Sherman Library & Gardens, and then kick back and relax at Newport Beach.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Newport Beach vacation builder app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Newport Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

1
night
Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach, and then wander the streets of Carlsbad Village.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Carlsbad trip planner.

You can drive from Newport Beach to Carlsbad in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Newport Beach in September since evenings lows in Carlsbad dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Outdoors Beaches Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Carlsbad Village ©
Carlsbad Village

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Las Americas Premium Outlets, SeaWorld San Diego, La Jolla Sea Cave Kayaks, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): deepen your appreciation for local ecosystems through La Jolla Sea Cave Kayaks, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, and finally examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, browse the different shops at San Diego Factory Outlet Center, then get some fabulous bargains at Las Americas Premium Outlets, and finally kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner .

Traveling by car from Newport Beach to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Diego are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Shopping Outdoors
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

1
night
Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake is a small city in San Bernardino County, California, located in the San Bernardino Mountains along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): have fun at Gold Rush Mining Adventures, stroll the grounds of Riverside National Cemetery, and then learn about all things military at March Field Air Museum.

For photos and tourist information, you can read our Big Bear Lake trip planner .

Getting from San Diego to Big Bear Lake by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Big Bear Lake are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are colder (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in Big Bear Lake

Wildlife Parks Spas

Side Trip

Riverside
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Spas
Riverside National Cemetery ©
Riverside National Cemetery
March Field Air Museum ©
March Field Air Museum

1
night
Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City ©
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. You've now added Joshua Tree National Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Joshua Tree National Park.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Lake Havasu City road trip planning app .

Getting from San Bernardino to Lake Havasu City by car takes about 4.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Bernardino in September: high temperatures in Lake Havasu City hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Thu) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Joshua Tree National Park
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Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip website .

Drive from Lake Havasu City to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Lake Havasu City to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Lake Havasu City in September; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 28°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai 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.
You've added Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, Rainbow Bridge National Monument, Antelope Canyon, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area, then explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and finally explore the striking landscape at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Page day trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Page reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to take a shuttle to St. George.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Wildlife
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

2
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vegas! The Show as well as "O" by Cirque du Soleil. On the 23rd (Mon), watch an amazing performance of "O" by Cirque du Soleil and then take in a show at Vegas! The Show.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from St. George to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. George to Las Vegas. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from St. George in September, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Lone Pine.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

1
night
Lone Pine

Lone Pine ©
Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Alabama Hills and then explore the striking landscape of Manzanar National Historic Site.

Discover how to plan a Lone Pine trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Lone Pine in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect cooler evenings in Lone Pine when traveling from Las Vegas in September, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
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Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Alabama Hills ©
Alabama Hills

2
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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 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument, take an in-depth tour of Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin, and then contemplate the geological forces at Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Laws Railroad Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Convict Lake, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Mammoth Brewing Company.

Before you visit Mammoth Lakes, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Lone Pine to Mammoth Lakes in 2 hours. Traveling from Lone Pine in September, expect Mammoth Lakes to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve, Laws Railroad Museum
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Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve ©
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument
Convict Lake ©
Convict Lake

1
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip site .

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in September, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Union Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Escape the urban bustle at Fishing Charters & Tours and Safari West. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, take a stroll through Chinatown, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To plan San Francisco vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Safari West
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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