15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Santa Barbara
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel planner.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Las Vegas is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of ferry and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to Las Vegas. In July, Las Vegas is much warmer than Buenos Aires - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
Get some cultural insight at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Popular historic sites such as Twin Peaks and Filbert Steps are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip tool .

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in San Francisco. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

3
nights
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Get some cultural insight at Old Mission Santa Barbara and Carriage & Western Art Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Nicholas Canyon Beach and Butterfly Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Barbara: Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and El Pescador State Beach (in Malibu). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Thousand Steps Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Family Preserve, admire the majestic nature at Carpinteria State Beach, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara planning tool .

Fly from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Carpinteria, Malibu, Santa Monica Mountains, Butterfly Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker tool .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in August, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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