9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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Drive
1
Houston
— 1 day
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Bus
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Bus
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly to Los Angeles International Airport, Drive to Calabasas
8
Calabasas
— Few hours
Drive
9
Laguna Beach
— 1 night
+2
Drive to Los Angeles International Airport, Fly to George Bush Intercontinental Houston Airport, Drive to Lumberton

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Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Holocaust Museum Houston and then explore the world behind art at The Menil Collection.

To find traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Houston online trip planner.

Lumberton to Houston is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive. Traveling from Lumberton in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Houston, with lows around 67°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Houston

Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:
Highlights from your trip
The Menil Collection ©
Art Museum
The Menil Collection
4.6
Holocaust Museum Houston ©
History Museum
Holocaust Museum Houston
4.5

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): stroll around Indian Garden.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in October: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 31°F. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:

1
night
Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 2nd (Sat), take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

Plan a Las Vegas trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
Highlights from your trip

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 3rd (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park travel planning site.

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Badwater Basin ©
Water Body
Badwater Basin
4.7
Zabriskie Point ©
Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
History Museum
The Ranch at Furnace Creek
3.0

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online visit planner.

You can take a bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 28°F at night. On the 4th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Taft Point ©
Must see
Taft Point
4.9

2
nights

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): cruise along Generals Hwy, then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, then stroll through Moro Rock Trail, and finally admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip tool.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be much hotter, around 51°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 6:
Highlights from your trip
Giant Forest ©
Must see
Giant Forest
4.9
Moro Rock Trail ©
Geologic Formation
Moro Rock Trail
4.9
Generals Hwy ©
Scenic Drive
Generals Hwy
4.7

2
nights
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 56°F, while days are slightly colder, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Calabasas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 6 — 8:
Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

few
hours
Calabasas

Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, located in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley and in the northwest Santa Monica Mountains between Woodland Hills, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Hidden Hills, and Malibu, California. To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Calabasas online trip maker.

Explore your travel options from San Francisco to Calabasas with the Route module. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Calabasas are a bit warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (59°F). You will leave for Laguna Beach on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Calabasas

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:

1
night
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Main Beach.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Laguna Beach tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Calabasas to Laguna Beach by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Calabasas in October: highs in Laguna Beach hover around 80°F, while lows dip to 63°F. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 9:
Highlights from your trip
Main Beach ©
Pier / Boardwalk
Main Beach
4.5

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