10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bern
train + Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Monument Valley
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 45​min
End: Bern

1
night
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 4th (Thu), ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Bern, Switzerland to Las Vegas is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Bern to Las Vegas, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Bern in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 47°C and lows at 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
day
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 6th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then catch all the local highlights with Sightseeing Tours.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Monument Valley online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Monument Valley in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Monument Valley due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Monument Valley, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market ©
Monument Valley Navajo Market

1
night
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 7th (Sun): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are slightly colder, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Annenberg Community Beach House, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and then go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip itinerary planning tool .

Santa Monica is very close to Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Historic Sites Museums Trails
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Annenberg Community Beach House ©
Annenberg Community Beach House
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip planner.

Getting from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from Santa Monica in July, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 11th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Exploratorium and then explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Santa Barbara to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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