13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: San Francisco

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Before you visit Phoenix, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Fly from San Francisco to Phoenix in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Phoenix is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Phoenix to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are much hotter, around 36°C. On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Tours Parks

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 14th (Sun), explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, stroll through Angel's Landing, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park vacation planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Phoenix to Zion National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Phoenix in April, you will find days in Zion National Park are little chillier (24°C), and nights are much colder (1°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

4
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.
Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and contemplate the waterfront views at Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to San Diego in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in April, plan for much warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the next day, discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Anaheim trip site .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in April: highs in Anaheim hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catch the train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure 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.
On the 22nd (Mon), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip website .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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