49 days in Western US Itinerary

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Seattle
— 4 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 6 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
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Sedona
— 3 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Seattle — 4 nights

Emerald City

Seattle is known for museums, sightseeing, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, walk around Volunteer Park Conservatory, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle holiday planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Seattle is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Zurich to Seattle is minus 9 hours. In April in Seattle, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
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Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 21 — 25:

San Francisco — 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 25 — 30:

Yosemite National Park — 6 nights

Yosemite National Park is known for nature, sightseeing, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, walk around Mariposa Grove, contemplate the waterfront views at Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, and identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (17°C), and nights are much colder (-2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.
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Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 6:

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park — 3 nights

A Land of Giants

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, tour the pleasant surroundings at Congress Trail, explore the activities along Hume Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Big Baldy.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online sightseeing planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the flight to Los Angeles.
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Find places to stay May 6 — 9:

Los Angeles — 5 nights

City of Angels

Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Disneyland Park. Pack the 12th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and stop by Bergamot Station.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by flight takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May, plan for little chillier days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.
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Find places to stay May 9 — 14:

San Diego — 5 nights

America's Finest City

Spend the 18th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can fly to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay May 14 — 19:

Las Vegas — 6 nights

Sin City

Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see Off-Road Tours, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

Discover how to plan a Las Vegas trip in just a few steps with Klarna Trips's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Find places to stay May 19 — 25:

Grand Canyon National Park — 6 nights

On the 27th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Rim Trail, get great views at Navajo Point, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park with the Route module. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sedona.
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Find places to stay May 25 — 31:

Sedona — 3 nights

Red Rock Country

Sedona is known for nature, historic sites, and trails. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see Off-Road Tours, trek along Broken Arrow Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Doe Mountain Trail, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Sedona with the Route module. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Sedona, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.
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Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:

Monument Valley — 1 night

Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): see Off-Road Tours and then catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley online driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Sedona to Monument Valley in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Traveling from Sedona in June, things will get a bit cooler in Monument Valley: highs are around 36°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Moab.
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Tours · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 4:

Moab — 3 nights

Red Desert

Make the 6th (Tue) a memorable day with a climbing tour. There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, surround yourself with nature on Deep Desert Expeditions, skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, and take in the dramatic natural features at Arches National Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Moab trip builder.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Monument Valley in June; daily highs in Moab reach 41°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to fly back home.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Trails
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 7: