15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Guangzhou
Fly:  17​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Guangzhou

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum and Christ Cathedral. Discover out-of-the-way places like Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Newport Beach (Newport Beach & Dolphin & Whale Watching). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website .

Guangzhou, China to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Guangzhou to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Newport Beach, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
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Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Badwater Basin and Artists Palette. Take a break from the city and head to Zabriskie Point and Salt Creek Interpretive Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Titus Canyon, make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and take in the dramatic natural features at Ubehebe Crater.

To see photos and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park trip tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around 15°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Artists Palette ©
Artists Palette
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon

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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Mount Charleston. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and Counts Kustoms. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and have fun at Strip Gun Club.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary maker site .

You can 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 December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

4
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Point Loma. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and San Diego Model Railroad Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coronado Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego route builder .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect San Diego to be a bit warmer, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Lions, Tigers & Bears, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

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