15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Longview
Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
drive:  8​h
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Tusayan
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  16​h
End: Longview

1
night
Tucson

Tucson
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Tucson trip planner.

Longview to Tucson is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Tucson can reach 97°F, while at night they dip to 75°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for San Diego.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Outdoors Museums

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo as well as La Jolla Shores Park. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park and then kick back and relax at Children's Pool. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip maker website .

You can fly from Tucson to San Diego in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tucson to San Diego due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Tucson in July, plan for colder days in San Diego, with highs around 77°F, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 68°F. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 83°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for San Simeon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hearst Castle. Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Simeon day trip website .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Simeon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Simeon, with highs around 94°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 56°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Simeon

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Moonstone Beach
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Muir Woods National Monument has been added to your itinerary. On the next day, delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

You can drive from San Simeon to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from San Simeon in July, you will find days in San Francisco are much colder (73°F), and nights are about the same (57°F). You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Tue) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Tunnel View as well as Glacier Point. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village

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.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 104°F and lows reach 81°F. On the 27th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Tusayan.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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hours
Tusayan

Tusayan ©
Tusayan is a town, but was a census-designated place during the 2010 census. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon Visitor Center.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Tusayan tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Tusayan in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. In July, Tusayan is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 84°F and lows of 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Tusayan

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Grand Canyon South Rim
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grand Canyon Visitor Center ©
Grand Canyon Visitor Center

1
night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Flagstaff journey planning site .

You can drive from Tusayan to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Flagstaff, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 52°F at night. On the 28th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Parks Tours

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