11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Ottawa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Vancouver in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 47°C and lows are around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): stroll through Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary site .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall and then look for gifts at Yosemite Museum Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Sat): trek along Panorama Trail, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip maker .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Monica Pier and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Kids will appreciate attractions like Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Disneyland Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim).

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, Los Angeles is warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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