12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— Few hours

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Golden Gate Bridge and Grace Cathedral. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, get great views at Twin Peaks, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel planner.

Brasilia, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Brasilia to San Francisco, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Brasilia in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo, explore and take pictures at State Street Underpass, then steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara road trip site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse

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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.
On the 8th (Wed), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Universal CityWalk Hollywood.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in May since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Amoeba Music ©
Amoeba Music

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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 10th (Fri): stop by Barneys New York, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas itinerary maker tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian
Barneys New York ©
Barneys New York

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night
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.
On the 12th (Sun), trek along Rim Trail, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, and then steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park route planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Guardian Angel Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Guardian Angel Cathedral ©
Guardian Angel Cathedral

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