11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  9​h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + subway + bus:  6​h
4
Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Point Reyes National Seashore
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Santa Barbara
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: New York City


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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.
To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Santa Barbara in November, with lows around 55°F. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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 21st (Wed): look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, then take an in-depth tour of Titanic, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and finally have fun at Battlefield Vegas.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas driving holiday tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Las Vegas to be a bit cooler, temps between 68°F and 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Titanic ©
Titanic

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), get great views at Tunnel View, then explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip app .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 54°F by day to 19°F at night. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Napa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

1
night
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 25th (Sun): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

For ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Napa visit planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, subway, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Napa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, you will find days in Napa are a bit warmer (66°F), and nights are much hotter (41°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Point Reyes National Seashore.

Things to do in Napa

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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night
Point Reyes National Seashore

Point Reyes National Seashore
To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Point Reyes National Seashore online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Napa to Point Reyes National Seashore takes 2 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 66°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Point Reyes National Seashore

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Drakes Estero

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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 26th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Coit Tower and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online tour itinerary builder .

Drive from Point Reyes National Seashore to San Francisco in 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Point Reyes National Seashore in November since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and finally browse the collection at Henry Miller Memorial Library.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip app .

Getting from San Francisco to Big Sur by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Big Sur can reach 65°F, while at night they dip to 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

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day
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 29th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Santa Barbara trip maker tool .

You can drive from Big Sur to Santa Barbara in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Big Sur in November, expect nights in Santa Barbara to be about the same, around 46°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 72°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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