15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Mexico City

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego online trip itinerary planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mexico City to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Mexico City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours and then take a leisurely stroll along San Clemente Pier.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim journey planner .

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Anaheim hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can catch the train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, San Clemente Pier, Wine Tours & Tastings, Victoria Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, then get curious at California Science Center, and finally admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. In July, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

3
nights
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.
Spend the 21st (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk and Shark Fin Cove will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing), Mountain View (Cuesta Park & Google Android Lawn Statues) and S.S. Palo Alto Concrete Ship (in Aptos). There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and design of Stanford University, pause for some serene contemplation at Stanford Memorial Church, take in the pleasant sights at West Cliff Drive, and explore and take pictures at Mystery Spot.

Find out how to plan San Francisco trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Palo Alto, Mountain View, Dolphin & Whale Watching, S.S. Palo Alto Concrete Ship
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Mystery Spot ©
Mystery Spot

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