11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bern
train + Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  16​h 30​min
End: Bern

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower and then examine the collection at Cable Car Museum. On your second day here, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip website .

Bern, Switzerland to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Bern to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Nature Parks

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

2
nights
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 4th (Tue): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: take in panoramic vistas at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then stroll through Santa Barbara Zoo, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara online route planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In June, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Parks Outdoors
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Santa Monica online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Santa Monica in 2 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June in Santa Monica, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Beaches Outdoors Nature
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point. On your second day here, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, get great views at Dante's View, and then make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and car. When traveling from Santa Monica in June, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

2
nights
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 9th (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Titanic, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, then pause for some photo ops at Las Vegas Veterans Memorial, and finally examine the collection at The Neon Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Mon): try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning website .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Museums Casinos
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Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Wynn Las Vegas ©
Wynn Las Vegas
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

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