13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Gulfport
Fly:  11​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sacramento
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
5
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
End: Gulfport

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Getty Center The Publications and Griffith Observatory. Shop till you drop at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and The Grove. Change things up with a short trip to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica (about 34 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, catch a live performance at Third Street Promenade, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planner.

Gulfport to Los Angeles is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Gulfport in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 68°F and lows at 49°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Baker Beach. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

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Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (58°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire the striking features of Sutter's Fort State Historic Park, then get your game on at Fairytale Town, then see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, and finally admire the masterpieces at Crocker Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sacramento online travel planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Sacramento takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Francisco in December, Sacramento is a bit cooler at night with lows of 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Portland.

Things to do in Sacramento

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
American River Bicycle Trail ©
American River Bicycle Trail
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum

1
night
Portland

Portland
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Sacramento to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Sacramento in December, expect nights in Portland to be about the same, around 36°F, while days are little chillier, around 46°F. You will leave for Seattle on the 30th (Sat).

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours

1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, and finally view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Portland to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 47°F, while at night they dip to 38°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sun): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to The Strip. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip site .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in December: highs in Las Vegas hover around 56°F, while lows dip to 39°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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