19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Istanbul, Turkey
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  9 h 30 min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  7 h 30 min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  15 h
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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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.
For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 25- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Turkey Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 10 hours. While traveling from Istanbul, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 11°C. On the 29th (Mon), you're off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours
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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay. Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica State Beach and 26-Mile Bike Path. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website.

You can 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. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mission Beach Park and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_exploring_the_fascinating_underwater_world_at SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Diego vacation builder website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Death Valley National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from San Diego to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Death Valley National Park are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are slightly colder (20°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

Parks Nature
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip builder.

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. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Mon) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

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

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

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