11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Wawona
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Marin Headlands and Grace Cathedral. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs, and steep yourself in history at Fort Point.

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

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Standard Time (SGT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 16 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Singapore in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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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 19th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then get great views at Mather Point. On the next day, stroll through Bright Angel Trail and then admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel planning website.

Getting from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, bus, and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (14°C), and nights are much colder (-6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

1
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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and then visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Diego route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and tram. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): stroll through 26-Mile Bike Path, then take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. November in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Bronson Caves ©
Bronson Caves

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, then hike along Mariposa Grove, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Wawona trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Wawona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Wawona to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 24th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel River State Beach, and then make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Carmel road trip planning tool.

Drive from Wawona to Carmel in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in November, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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