15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly
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San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive
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Napa
— 1 night
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Maswik Lodge
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly to Page, Drive to Monument Valley
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive
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Lake Powell
— 1 night
Fly
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

— 1 night

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Thu), see the interesting displays at de Young Museum and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco visit planner.

Barcelona, Spain to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. In April, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 2:

Napa

— 1 night

America's Wine Country

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Napa trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Napa, with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip

Yosemite National Park

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then get a dose of the wild on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

Plan trip to Yosemite National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Napa to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Napa in April, things will get little chillier in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 17°C and lows about -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Apr 3 — 5:

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

— 1 night

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): trek along Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 6:
Highlights from your trip

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.
On the 7th (Wed), take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point. On the next day, stroll through Rim Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Find places to stay Apr 6 — 8:

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. On the 9th (Fri), capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, trek along Wildcat Trail, and then stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design.

To find photos and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley online day trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 5.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Monument Valley, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 9:

Lake Powell

— 1 night
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): hike along Alstrom Point and then trek along Rainbow Bridge Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Lake Powell travel planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Lake Powell in 6 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in April, Lake Powell is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 10:
Highlights from your trip

Las Vegas

— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Lake Powell to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Lake Powell to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Lake Powell in April: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 31°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 12:

Los Angeles

— 2 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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then wander the streets of Montana Avenue, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Shopping · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

Napa Valley travel guide

4.3
Wineries & Vineyards · Wine Tours & Tastings · Castles
Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.