16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Beirut
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Calistoga
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Bend
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Beirut

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online attractions planner .

Beirut, Lebanon to Las Vegas is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Beirut to Las Vegas is minus 10 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Beirut in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the activities along Monterey Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Lovers Point, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Monterey trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Monterey reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lovers Point, Carmel River State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

4
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.
Visit Bodie State Historic Park and Bodie for their historical value. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Vernal Fall and Tunnel View. Spend the 7th (Wed) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, hike along Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Monterey in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be little chillier, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and finally contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, then wander the streets of SoMa, and then take a stroll through Chinatown.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning app .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): do a tasting at Huge Bear at The Bank Tasting Room, do a tasting at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, then learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Calistoga driving holiday website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Calistoga in 1.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a train. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Calistoga to be little chillier, around 14°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Bend.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Helena, Robert Mondavi Winery
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards

1
night
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at High Desert Museum and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 13th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through City of Sisters, then delve into the lush surroundings at Deschutes National Forest, and then explore the activities along Deschutes River.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bend road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Calistoga to Bend takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or drive. August in Bend sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Bend

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

City of Sisters
Highlights from your plan
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
River Rafting & Tubing
Deschutes National  Forest ©
Deschutes National Forest

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Seahurst Beach Park and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Seattle online driving holiday planner .

Fly from Bend to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Bend in August, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Boeing Future of Flight, Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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