15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Auckland

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Exploratorium. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, tee off at Lincoln Park, and go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to San Francisco is minus 20 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Auckland in April, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Union Square ©
Union Square

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to North Dome and Nature Center at Happy Isles. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online vacation planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 17°C by day to -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
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.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and Barneys New York. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at New York New York Casino, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 31°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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