15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Oakland
Drive:  30​min
San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Sacramento
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Incline Village
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Incline Village
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
Oakland

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San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation planner.

Oakland to San Francisco is an approximately half hour bus ride. You can also take a subway; or drive. In January, daytime highs in San Francisco are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Filbert Steps ©
Filbert Steps
The Embarcadero ©
The Embarcadero

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Sacramento

Sacramento
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Sacramento vacation trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in January since evenings lows in Sacramento dip to 3°C. On the 21st (Sun), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries Parks Outdoors

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San Francisco

San Francisco
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): go for a stroll along the water at Fort Mason Center, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, then look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and finally wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco vacation builder.

You can drive from Sacramento to San Francisco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Sacramento in January since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Fort Point
Fort Point

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Incline Village

Incline Village
Incline Village is a census-designated place (CDP) in Washoe County, Nevada on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): fly down the slopes at Northstar California and then stroll through Kings Beach State Recreation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Diamond Peak Ski Resort, immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, then examine the collection at The Washoe Club Haunted Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Way It Was Museum, and finally explore and take pictures at Lake Tahoe.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Incline Village vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Incline Village takes 3.5 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Incline Village, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Incline Village

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Virginia City, Truckee, Kings Beach State Recreation Area, Lake Tahoe
Highlights from your plan
Northstar California
Northstar California
Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
Kings Beach State Recreation Area
Kings Beach State Recreation Area

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): have fun and explore at Exploratorium, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at San Francisco Maritime Museum/Aquatic Park Bathhouse Building, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then stop by City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and finally take a stroll through SoMa (South of Market Street). Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, examine the collection at de Young Museum, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally explore the galleries of USS Pampanito.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour planner.

Traveling by car from Incline Village to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Incline Village in January, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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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.
Get some historical perspective at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Do some cultural sightseeing at Getty Center The Publications and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Watts Towers, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
La Brea Tar Pits & Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits & Museum

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On the next day, push the limits with an extreme tour, admire the engineering at Hoover Dam, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, then explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 17°C and lows at 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Incline Village.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Incline Village

Incline Village
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Incline Village: Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum (in Truckee), Stateline (Lakeside Casino, Harveys Casino, & more) and Squaw Valley Ski Area (in Olympic Valley). Explore Incline Village further: visit a coastal fixture at Lake Tahoe, get great views at Stateline Fire Lookout, hit the slopes at Northstar California, and see the interesting displays at UC Davis Tahoe Environmental Research Center.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Incline Village tour planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Incline Village by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, you will find days in Incline Village are slightly colder (5°C), and nights are colder (-11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Incline Village

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Stateline, Truckee, Squaw Valley Ski Area, Lake Tahoe, Stateline Fire Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe
Lake Tahoe
Northstar California
Northstar California

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Incline Village to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Incline Village in February, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
The Embarcadero ©
The Embarcadero

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