13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Cartagena
Fly:  12​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
subway + Fly + taxi:  6​h 30​min
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
Cartagena

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Cemetery, then admire the majestic nature at Will Rogers State Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary maker.

Cartagena, Colombia to Los Angeles is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Cartagena to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cartagena in October, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

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Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and China Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Twin Peaks. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Chinatown, tee off at Lincoln Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. On the 22nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zion National Park.

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Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

3
days
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Best Friends Animal Sanctuary and The Narrows. Take a break from the city and head to Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and Angel's Landing. Change things up with a short trip to LaFave Gallery in Springdale (about 36 minutes away). It doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi from San Francisco to Zion National Park in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Zion National Park is 1 hour. Expect much colder evenings in Zion National Park when traveling from San Francisco in October, with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, LaFave Gallery
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary
Best Friends Animal Sanctuary

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas holiday planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Zion National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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