12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Laguna Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Singapore

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes City Lights Booksellers as well as Union Square. Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary builder website .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -16 hour difference. Traveling from Singapore in August, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique

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.
On the 6th (Tue), stroll around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and then trek along Nevada Falls Loop. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, then take in the exciting artwork at Hammer Museum, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame and then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Third Street Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach ©
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Crystal Cove, get a taste of the local shopping with South Coast Plaza, then examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Newport Beach, browse the different shops at Fashion Island, then buy something for everyone on your list at Irvine Spectrum Center, and finally view the masterpieces at Virga Gallery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Laguna Beach holiday maker site .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. August in Laguna Beach sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Outdoors Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Mission San Juan Capistrano, South Coast Plaza, Irvine Spectrum Center
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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