12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  9​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Big Sur
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
End: Montreal

4
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.
For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip website .

Montreal, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In May, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Montreal - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Big Sur trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Santa Monica to Big Sur in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, Big Sur is slightly colder than Santa Monica - with highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
St. Helena

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the St. Helena trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect nights in St. Helena to be slightly colder, around 10°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Wine Tours & Tastings

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning tool .

Getting from Big Sur to San Francisco by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for St. Helena on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

1
day
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.
To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in May, with lows around 1°C. You will leave for San Francisco on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
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 20th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Titanic, make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and finally have fun at Battlefield Vegas.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with highs in Las Vegas at 36°C and lows at 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Museums Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian
Titanic ©
Titanic

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