15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— Few hours
Bus:  5 h 45 min
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h
5
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h
6
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
8
San Francisco
— 2 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.
Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Muir Woods National Monument and Panorama Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Mumm Napa (in Rutherford), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Napa (Balloon Rides & Oxbow Public Market). There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker app.

If you are flying in from Switzerland, the closest major aiports 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park, Napa, Mumm Napa, Castello di Amorosa, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning tool.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. You'll set off for Death Valley National Park on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 15th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Mosaic Canyon, explore the stunning scenery at Twenty Mule Team Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and finally take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 6 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 45°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: shop like a local with The Strip, stop by The LINQ Promenade, and get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Adventure

Side Trips

Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antelope Canyon. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Powell, enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and finally stop by Big Lake Trading Post.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Page holiday planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Page in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Page is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 43°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell
Big Lake Trading Post ©
Big Lake Trading Post

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dolphin & Whale Watching as well as Tijuana Walking Tour. Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then browse the fresh offerings at Liberty Public Market, and then visit Tijuana Walking Tour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Diego trip simple and quick.

Getting from Page to San Diego by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Page to San Diego is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Page 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. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Tours Nightlife Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Liberty Public Market ©
Liberty Public Market
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park ©
Sunset Cliffs Natural Park

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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 Zuma Beach. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and The Broad. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Malibu and see El Matador State Beach, which is approximately 52 minutes away. There's more to do: stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip website.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach
The Broad ©
The Broad
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at The Marine Mammal Center, visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, deepen your knowledge of military history at Battery Spencer, contemplate the long history of Sutro Baths, then wander the streets of Chinatown, and finally steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sausalito
Highlights from your plan
Fort Point ©
Fort Point
Grace Cathedral ©
Grace Cathedral
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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