12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Vilnius
Fly + subway:  16​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Vilnius

1
night
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 6th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker app .

Vilnius, Lithuania to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 10 hours traveling from Vilnius to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Vilnius in November, you will find days in San Francisco are much warmer (20°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, get great views at Tunnel View, then make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and then cruise along Tioga Pass.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online vacation planner .

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 weather when traveling from San Francisco in November: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 11th (Mon), explore the activities along Badwater Basin, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point. Keep things going the next day: hike along Wildrose Peak Trail, get great views at Dante's View, then steep yourself in history at Eureka Mine, and finally make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park day trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Death Valley National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

2
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and stroll through Rim Trail.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planner .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in November, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 14°C and lows about -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
On the 16th (Sat), don't miss a visit to The Strip, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, then enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, and finally try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 23°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

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