13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  8​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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.
You've added The Grammy Museum, Autry Museum of the American West, The Hollywood Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay. You'll explore and learn at Griffith Observatory and Madame Tussauds Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and enjoy some diversion at California Science Center.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning tool .

Istanbul, Turkey to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 11 hours traveling from Istanbul to Los Angeles. Traveling from Istanbul in January, you will find days in Los Angeles are warmer (24°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Bay
Highlights from your plan
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
GRAMMY Museum ©
GRAMMY Museum

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes USS Midway Museum as well as San Diego Zoo.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego route planning app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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 21st (Tue): examine the collection at Nostalgia Street Rods, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and finally examine the collection at The Neon Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then trek along Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery.

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Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, Las Vegas is a bit cooler than San Diego - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark, then make a trip to Washburn Point, and then explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (7°C), and nights are much colder (-12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery
Washburn Point ©
Washburn Point

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Napa Valley Wine Train to your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, wander the streets of The Castro, and get to know the fascinating history of The Embarcadero.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online road trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are much warmer (9°C). You'll set off for home on the 27th (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Napa Valley Wine Train
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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