11 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Los Angeles
— 3 nights


San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Exploratorium, and shop like a local with Union Square.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday maker app.

If you are flying in from Nigeria, the closest major aiports 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 17°C in December, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to catch the flight to Yellowstone National Park.
Museums · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Yellowstone National Park — 2 nights

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Elephant Back Mountain, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and take in the waterfront at Bridge Bay Marina.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, bus, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In December, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than San Francisco - with highs of -5°C and lows of -19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.
Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors

Las Vegas — 2 nights

Sin City

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 24th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try your luck at Caesars Palace.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online tour builder.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.
Nature · Parks · Fun & Games · Casinos

Los Angeles — 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 26th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C.
Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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United States travel guide

Specialty Museums · Historic Sites · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.