16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  19​h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  22​h
End: Tel Aviv

1
night
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.
To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour itinerary builder app .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Los Angeles is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Tel Aviv to Los Angeles, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Tel Aviv in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign. And it doesn't end there: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. On the 13th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then hike along Lembert Dome, then cruise along Tioga Pass, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Here are some ideas for day two: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and then catch a ride on Cable Cars.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 19th (Wed), immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel road trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach and then admire all the interesting features of 26-Mile Bike Path.

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You can do a combination of bus and flight from Carmel to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Carmel in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 22nd (Sat), you're off toSan Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, 26-Mile Bike Path
Highlights from your plan
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

1
night
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 22nd (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Diego sightseeing planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Botanical Building and Lily Pond ©
Botanical Building and Lily Pond

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