15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tucson
Drive:  2​h
1
Phoenix
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 15​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Tucson

1
day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix online tour itinerary planner .

Tucson to Phoenix is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Tucson in November since evenings lows in Phoenix dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

2
nights
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.
On the 12th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then shop like a local with The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour itinerary builder tool .

Take a bus from Phoenix to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 68°F and lows at 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Visiting Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and La Jolla Cove will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at USS Midway Museum and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Las Vegas in November, with lows around 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Montana Avenue, & more). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take in a show at Melrose Trading Post, browse the different shops at The Grove, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Escape the urban bustle at Fort Funston National Park and San Gregorio State Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, wander the streets of The Embarcadero, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planning tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (64°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Gregorio State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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