12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly + bus:  22​h 30​min
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Moscow

1
day
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 10th (Wed): hike along South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

Moscow, Russia to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Moscow to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Moscow in July, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
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 12th (Fri): kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, you will find days in San Diego are much colder (29°C), and nights are little chillier (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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 13th (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route maker site .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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 15th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. On the 16th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, trek along Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers for their historical value. Fisherman's Wharf and Twin Peaks are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, play a few rounds at Lincoln Park, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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