11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States vacation planner

Make it your trip
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Truckee
— 2 nights
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San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 18th (Sat), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, then admire the majestic nature at Marin Headlands, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Seattle to San Francisco is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 73°F to lows of 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can catch the flight to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

San Diego

— 3 nights

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.
You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Shores Park and Pacific Beach. Get in touch with nature at Coronado Beach and La Jolla Cove. Venture out of the city with trips to Moonlight State Beach (in Encinitas), Del Mar City Beach (in Del Mar) and South Carlsbad State Beach (in Carlsbad). And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, stroll through Windansea Beach, step off the mainland to explore Coronado Island, and pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender.

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You can drive from San Francisco to San Diego in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from San Francisco in July, with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 24th (Fri), head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, enjoy some diversion at Las Vegas Shooting Center, then have fun at Gun Garage, and finally have fun at Battlefield Vegas. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by The LINQ Promenade and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip site.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are warmer (104°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (81°F). On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly to Truckee.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Fun & Games · Shopping · Historic Sites

Truckee

— 2 nights
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner, play a few rounds at Coyote Moon Golf Course, immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, then kick back and relax at Burnt Cedar Beach, and finally hike along Tahoe Meadows Trail. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Outdoor Activities, cruise along Donner Pass, then take in the views from Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, then kick back and relax at West End Beach, and finally glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner Cross Country.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Truckee trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Truckee takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Truckee hover around 82°F and lows are around 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to fly back home.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Nightlife
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.