23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Moscow
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + bus + taxi:  8​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
Moscow

2
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation builder.

Moscow, Russia to Las Vegas is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 11 hours. In December, Las Vegas is much hotter than Moscow - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. On the 8th (Fri), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan

4
days
Yellowstone National Park

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 10th (Sun), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in December, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at -5°C and lows at -19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake

1
day
Salt Lake City

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City vacation planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -5°C. On the 14th (Thu), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Tours

3
days
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.
On the 16th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Salt Lake City to Yosemite National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in December, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around -11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. On the 21st (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden

few
hours
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.
For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip generator.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows of -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
General Sherman Tree

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 25th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in December: highs in Los Angeles hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood

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