16 days in Western US Itinerary

16 days in Western US Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
6
McCall
— 1 day
7
Boise
— 1 night

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and try your luck at Paris Las Vegas.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday planning app.

Minneapolis to Las Vegas is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Minneapolis to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Minneapolis in October, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 60°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 64°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Santa Monica State Beach and Nicholas Canyon Beach. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Royal Palms State Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 62°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Nicholas Canyon Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Bodega Dunes. You'll get in some beach time at Marshall’s Beach and Baker Beach. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

Take the guesswork out of planning a San Francisco vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 13th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then kick back and relax at Alki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Pike Place Market, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Seattle to be a bit cooler, temps between 63°F and 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel to McCall.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Parks · Shopping
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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McCall

McCall ©
McCall is a resort town on the western edge of Valley County, Idaho, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): play a few rounds at Mccall Golf Club and then explore the activities along Payette Lake.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the McCall trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Seattle to McCall takes 8 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to McCall due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in McCall at 57°F and lows at 31°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Boise.

Things to do in McCall

Outdoors · Golf · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mccall Golf Club ©
Mccall Golf Club
Payette Lake ©
Payette Lake

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night
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, then look for all kinds of wild species at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, and then hike along Boise River Greenbelt.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Boise trip app.

You can drive from McCall to Boise in 3 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from McCall in October, expect Boise to be a bit warmer, temps between 67°F and 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boise

Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Boise River Greenbelt ©
Boise River Greenbelt
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

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