13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Istanbul
Fly:  17​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
San Jose
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Istanbul

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace. On the next day, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online driving holiday planner .

Istanbul, Turkey to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Istanbul to San Francisco, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Istanbul in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

4
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Get outdoors at Point Lobos State Reserve and Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach. Head to The Cheese Shop and Santana Rowfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting San Jose side-trips: Monterey (San Carlos Cathedral & Cannery Row) and Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard & Asilomar State Beach). The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, steep yourself in history at Winchester Mystery House, examine the collection at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Computer History Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Jose road trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to San Jose by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Jose, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove, Monterey, Computer History Museum
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

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.
For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday planner .

You can fly from San Jose to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Jose in June, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 28°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Do your shopping at Montana Avenue and Melrose Trading Post. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 11th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Los Angeles hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disney California Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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