15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h
End: Atlanta

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Running Horse Ranch and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Oceanside), Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano) and Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve (in Carpinteria). Have a day of magic on the 12th (Wed) at Disneyland Park. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and Head underground at Bronson Caves.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planning website .

Atlanta to Los Angeles is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Disneyland Park, Running Horse Ranch, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

1
night
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.
On the 14th (Fri), trek along Four Mile Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On your second day here, fly down the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park holiday app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 9°C and lows at -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, identify plant and animal life at Fort Funston National Park, and then wander the streets of Union Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco tour planning website .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Union Square ©
Union Square

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas visit website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Las Vegas, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Trails Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, get great views at Powell Point, then take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive, and finally take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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