23 days in California & Utah Itinerary

23 days in California & Utah Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
5
San Diego
— 2 nights

4
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 3rd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning tool.

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

5
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel 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
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 15th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of SoMa, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Wineries Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Spend the 18th (Wed) exploring nature at Peek-A-Boo Loop. There's much more to do: hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, take in the dramatic natural features at Wall Street, get great views at Inspiration Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Bryce Canyon National Park day trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Bryce Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Bryce Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Peek-A-Boo Loop ©
Peek-A-Boo Loop
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

2
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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

Fly from Bryce Canyon National Park to San Diego in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in San Diego to be much hotter, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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