11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Monterrey
Fly:  7​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
4
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Monterrey

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, make a trip to Golden Gate Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning tool .

Monterrey, Mexico to San Francisco is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning site .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Getty Center, then partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 29th (Sat), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim itinerary planner .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In June, daytime highs in Anaheim are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 30th (Sun), take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then stroll through San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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