12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 2 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

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.
On the 20th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles visit app.

Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in November, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 76°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
4.2
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
4.1

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, Las Vegas is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 68°F and lows of 47°F. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 22nd (Sun).

Things to do in Las Vegas

1
day
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Lookout
Mather Point
4.8

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Your day by day itinerary now includes Stratosphere Tower, "O" by Cirque du Soleil and The Strip. On the 23rd (Mon), see a one-of-a-kind show at "O" by Cirque du Soleil, then take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 68°F, while nights are much warmer with lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites · Nightlife
Highlights from your trip
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Shopping
The Strip
4.1
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Cirque du Soleil Show
"O" by Cirque du Soleil
4.4
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Observation Deck
Stratosphere Tower
4.0

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 24th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and finally don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Las Vegas in November since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Museums · Scenic Drive
Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Badwater Basin
4.7
Scenic Drive
Artists Dr
4.6

2
nights

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Kings Canyon Visitor Center as well as Kings Canyon National Park. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park, get all the information you need at Kings Canyon Visitor Center, and then get great views at Buck Rock Lookout.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip maker app.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 7 hours. In November in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 67°F during the day and 42°F at night. On the 26th (Thu), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
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.
You've now added Mariposa Grove to your itinerary. On the 27th (Fri), hike along Wawona Meadow and then trek along Mariposa Grove.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online route planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 54°F to lows of 19°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Mariposa Grove
4.7
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Hiking Trail
Wawona Meadow
3.6

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 28th (Sat), indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco holiday app.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 64°F to lows of 51°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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