12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 2 nights
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Wawona
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 16th (Sat), appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to San Francisco, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect San Francisco to be colder, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Grace Cathedral ©
Grace Cathedral

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 18th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, then kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, then admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and finally snap pictures at Bixby Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November in Carmel, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife

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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Wawona day trip planning site.

Drive from Carmel to Wawona in 4 hours. Traveling from Carmel in November, expect little chillier with lows of 6°C in Wawona. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Historic Sites

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Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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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 21st (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Bright Angel Trail and then admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website.

Drive from Wawona to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Wawona in November, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (14°C), and nights are colder (-6°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
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Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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San Diego

San Diego ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and tram. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
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Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 24th (Sun), look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St.John Vianney Chapel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour builder app.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©

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