16 days in Western US Itinerary

16 days in Western US Itinerary

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16 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Chongqing
taxi + Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
6
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  22​h
End: Chongqing

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, get your game on at Virtual Room Los Angeles, and look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles vacation planning site .

Chongqing, China to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of taxi and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi, train, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chongqing to Los Angeles is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Chongqing in June, expect Los Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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 8th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally stroll through Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sun): stroll through Tuolumne Meadows and then don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Civic Center. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can 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 June, plan for slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Union Square ©
Union Square

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.
On the 13th (Thu), kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Jolla Cove.

Start your trip to San Diego by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from San Francisco in June since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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.
On the 14th (Fri), browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: try your luck at Casino at the Venetian and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (46°C), and nights are a bit warmer (29°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

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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.
Visit Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park for some beach relaxation. For shopping fun, head to Chihuly Garden and Glass or Nordstrom. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Seattle visit planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, Seattle is colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. On the 19th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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