19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
4
Salt Lake City
— 1 day
5
Arches National Park
— 2 nights
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
7
Phoenix
— 2 nights

5
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.
Relax by the water at Newport Beach and Main Beach. Get outdoors at Crystal Cove and The Huntington Desert Garden. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Philadelphia to Los Angeles is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Philadelphia in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Santa Monica, The Huntington Desert Garden, Newport Beach
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Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

3
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.
Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Valley Chapel are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Cloud's Rest. There's much more to do: hike along Nevada Falls Loop, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park journey planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect much colder with lows of °F in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for the bus ride to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 17.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Adventure Tours
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Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Madame Tussauds -  Las Vegas ©
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas

1
day
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around °F and lows are around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks
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Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

2
nights
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
On the 10th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Delicate Arch, explore the striking landscape at Double Arch, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Turret Arch, and finally stroll through Windows. On the next day, hike along Tunnel Arch, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Landscape Arch, and then explore the striking landscape at Fiery Furnace.

Find out how to plan Arches National Park trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Arches National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and car. July in Arches National Park sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Double Arch ©
Double Arch
Fiery Furnace ©
Fiery Furnace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, thentake in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, and then explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon.

Make your Grand Canyon National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Arches National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 6.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Arches National Park in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around °F and lows are around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Basilica and then ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, things will get much warmer in Phoenix: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Phoenix

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

KOLI Equestrian Center
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KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center
St. Mary's Basilica ©
St. Mary's Basilica

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