14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Mono Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
8
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning site .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You will leave for Wawona on the 20th (Tue).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Wed): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, hike along Wawona Meadow, then admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

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You can drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Wawona to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are much hotter, around 42°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Mono Hot Springs.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Wawona Meadow ©
Wawona Meadow
Chilnualna Falls ©
Chilnualna Falls

1
night
Mono Hot Springs

Mono Hot Springs
Mono Hot Springs is a summer resort, campground, unincorporated community, and a group of hot springs in Fresno County, central California. To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Mono Hot Springs trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Wawona to Mono Hot Springs takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Wawona in August, expect Mono Hot Springs to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 15°C. On the 22nd (Thu), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Mono Hot Springs

Outdoors Parks Trails

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Strip. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take a memorable tour with Tours, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planner.

You can drive from Mono Hot Springs to Las Vegas in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Mono Hot Springs in August, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

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night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 24th (Sat), walk around Indian Garden, then engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning tool .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

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nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Lyon Air Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with South Coast Plaza, then experience the excitement of Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Disney Gallery.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Anaheim holiday builder website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Anaheim hover around 36°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Shopping Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

South Coast Plaza, Lyon Air Museum
Highlights from your plan
South Coast Plaza ©
South Coast Plaza
Lyon Air Museum ©
Lyon Air Museum
The Disney Gallery ©
The Disney Gallery

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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.
On the 26th (Mon), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, then pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender, and then enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Moonlight State Beach, kick back and relax at Pacific Beach, and then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego vacation site .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Wed) before leaving for Carmel.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Moonlight State Beach, South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Pacific Beach ©
Pacific Beach
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

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night
Carmel

Carmel
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Carmel trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Carmel takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In August, Carmel is slightly colder than San Diego - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Tours

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Step out of the city life by going to Marin Headlands and The Marine Mammal Center. Legion of Honor and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Judd's Hill MicroCrush (in Napa) and Frog's Leap Winery (in Rutherford). Enjoy San Francisco some more: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary builder tool .

Drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Frog's Leap Winery, Judd's Hill MicroCrush, The Marine Mammal Center
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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