16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Anaheim
— 1 night
train:  30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Truckee
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Big Sur
— 2 nights
bus:  30​min
6
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
7
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
8
Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Singapore

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Anaheim is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Singapore to Anaheim, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in November, expect nights in Anaheim to be cooler, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Los Angeles, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planning tool .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 30th (Fri), glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Donner and then visit a coastal fixture at Lake Tahoe.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Truckee trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Los Angeles to Truckee. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Truckee at 11°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks Winter Sports Tours

Side Trip

Lake Tahoe
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): hike along Wawona Meadow, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On your second day here, make a trip to Olmsted Point, then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Truckee to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in November, and nighttime lows around -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

2
nights
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, then immerse yourself in nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally browse the collection at Henry Miller Memorial Library. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Big Sur, trek along Partington Cove, and then take a peaceful walk through Los Padres National Forest.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Big Sur route planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur in 5.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Big Sur, with highs around 19°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Carmel.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Los Padres National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

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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. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Carmel road trip planner .

Carmel is just a short distance from Big Sur. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

1
night
Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then kick back and relax at Del Monte Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Monterey day trip planning website .

Monterey is very close to Carmel. December in Monterey sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Napa.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Del Monte Beach ©
Del Monte Beach

1
night
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Napa road trip planning app .

Drive from Monterey to Napa in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Monterey in December, Napa is slightly colder at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 8th (Sat), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Napa to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 8°C. On the 10th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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