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
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Napa
— 1 night
+3
bus + subway + Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Exploratorium and NFL Shop Pier 39. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Singapore to San Francisco, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Singapore in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take a memorable tour with Tours, learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, and then look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Napa attractions planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Napa, with lows of 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Outdoors Tours Shopping

Side Trip

V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Balloon Rides
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Yosemite Museum Gallery and Ansel Adams Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, make a trip to Olmsted Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus, subway, flight, and car from Napa to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Napa in December, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 9°C by day to -11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
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 9th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, expect Los Angeles to be warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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