12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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

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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. Escape the urban bustle at Point Lobos and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Bring the kids along to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Carmel River State Beach. Explore Carmel's surroundings by going to Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach, McWay Falls, &more). There's more to do: grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and take in the views from Bixby Bridge.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Carmel vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Singapore, Singapore to Carmel is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Singapore to Carmel. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in November: high temperatures in Carmel hover around 21°C and lows are around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, stroll around Mariposa Grove, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Wawona trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Carmel to Wawona in 4 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Wawona when traveling from Carmel in November, with lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Wawona

Outdoors · Parks · Trails · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, stroll through The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Wawona to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Wawona in November, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Bronson Caves ©
Bronson Caves

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, then enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
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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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and then get great views at Mather Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of tram, bus, and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in November: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Lands End ©
Lands End

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