10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  9​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Nevada City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Lisbon

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at GRAMMY Museum at L.A. LIVE and Santa Monica Pier. There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner .

New York City to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 78°F in June, and nighttime lows around 62°F. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
GRAMMY Museum ©
GRAMMY Museum

1
night
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 20th (Wed): hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nevada City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
nights
Nevada City

Nevada City ©
Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California, United States, located 60mi northeast of Sacramento and 28 miles north of Auburn. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town Auburn.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Nevada City day trip app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Nevada City takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect warmer with lows of 64°F in Nevada City. On the 22nd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Nevada City

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Grass Valley, Old Town Auburn, Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park
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Empire Mine State Historic Park ©
Empire Mine State Historic Park
Lazy Dog Chocolateria ©
Lazy Dog Chocolateria

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 22nd (Fri), examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Nevada City to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Nevada City in June, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 71°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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