12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sioux City
Drive:  12​h
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Anaheim
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Sioux City

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then trek along Artist Point.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park day trip planner .

Sioux City to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 14-hour car ride. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Sioux City in July, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be colder, around 40°F, while days are little chillier, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 103°F and lows at 80°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Thu): meet the residents at San Diego Zoo and then stroll through Children's Pool. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for colder days in San Diego, with highs around 76°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 67°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 7th (Sat), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim online trip builder .

You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Anaheim are a bit warmer (85°F), and nights are about the same (67°F). On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles itinerary planning site .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. In July, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 82°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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