23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  17​h
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Truckee
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Rio de Janeiro

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.
Head to Melrose Trading Post and Camarillo Premium Outletsfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Running Horse Ranch and Oceanside Pier. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Old Town Temecula (in Temecula) and Rainbow Sandals (in San Clemente). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stop by Whimsic Alley, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Rio de Janeiro in March, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are colder (14°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Old Town Temecula, Rainbow Sandals, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Oceanside Pier
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 19:
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Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Old Town Temecula ©
Old Town Temecula

3
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Willow Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wynn Las Vegas and Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, take a stroll through The Strip, and enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Willow Beach
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Kaibab Trail and Lookout Studio. Next up on the itinerary: take in a show at Hopi House, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, get great views at Yaki Point, and explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park journey maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

3
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Project Survival's Cat Haven and Inyo National Forest. Explore hidden gems such as Mount Whitney Trail and Roaring River Falls. When in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, make a side trip to see Eureka Dunes in Death Valley National Park, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: trek along Big Stump Basin, tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Trees Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trips

Eureka Dunes, Project Survival's Cat Haven, Inyo National Forest, Mount Whitney Trail
Find places to stay Mar 25 — 28:
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Project Survival's Cat Haven ©
Project Survival's Cat Haven
Big Stump Basin ©
Big Stump Basin
Mount Whitney Trail ©
Mount Whitney Trail

2
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): let little ones run wild at Commons Beach Park, then take an in-depth tour of Gatekeeper's Museum, and then hit the slopes at Tahoe Donner. Here are some ideas for day two: glide through natural beauty at Sugar Bowl Resort.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Truckee trip itinerary website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Truckee. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in March, things will get cooler in Truckee: highs are around 11°C and lows about -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Sugar Bowl Resort
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Sugar Bowl Resort ©
Sugar Bowl Resort
Gatekeeper's Museum ©
Gatekeeper's Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Baker Beach. Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, take a stroll through Union Square, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Truckee to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Truckee in March, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 3rd (Wed), shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, get your bearings at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, and then admire the striking features of Angelus Temple. On the next day, make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route builder website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Third Street Promenade, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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