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
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
6
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
End: Salt Lake City

2
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 Chinatown to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco attractions planning site .

If you are flying in from China, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Desert Hills Premium Outlets, Universal Studios Hollywood and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Museum-lovers will appreciate Griffith Observatory and Annenberg Community Beach House. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Desert Hills Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Annenberg Community Beach House ©
Annenberg Community Beach House
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to Jackson Hole by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for colder nights in Jackson Hole, with lows around 7°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Thu) before leaving for Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mammoth Hot Springs, Lamar Valley, Yellowstone Lake, and other attractions. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, explore and take pictures at S Rim Trail, and get impressive views of Mud Volcano.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planning site .

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2.5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jackson Hole in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online holiday planner .

Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Castle Geyser ©
Castle Geyser

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 41°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

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