16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

San Francisco
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Las Vegas

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island.

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If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. On the 23rd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

2
days
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. On the next day, do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, learn about winemaking at V. Sattui, then do a tasting at Beringer Vineyards, and finally soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Napa visit app .

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Napa, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Outdoors Wineries

Side Trips

St. Helena, Robert Mondavi Winery
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
V. Sattui ©
V. Sattui

2
days
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of Tallac Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Vikingsholm, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn more about the world around you at Nevada State Museum, try your luck at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, and then try your luck at Harveys Casino.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip planning site .

Getting from Napa to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Napa in May, with highs in South Lake Tahoe at 19°C and lows at 1°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Stateline, Emerald Bay State Park, Nevada State Museum
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Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm

2
days
Yosemite National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point and then take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and then make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park planner .

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. May in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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.
On the 30th (Wed), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation app .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much warmer, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
days
San Diego

San Diego
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): stroll through Sunset Cliffs and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 28°C. On the 5th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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