17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Juan, Puerto Rico
United:  4​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
flight:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
flight:  10​h 30​min
End: San Juan, Puerto Rico

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

San Juan, Puerto Rico to New York City is an approximately 8-hour combination of car and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Juan to New York City. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from San Juan in December; daily highs in New York City reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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 find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 23°C and lows reach 11°C. On the 26th (Tue), you're off toLas Vegas.

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.
Hoover Dam has been added to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get little chillier in Las Vegas: highs are around 15°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego day trip planning app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect San Diego to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Sign. On the 2nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Downtown Disney and then explore and take pictures at STAPLES Center.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour builder tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Downtown Disney, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Staples Center ©
Staples Center
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco visit planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles driving holiday planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. You will leave for home on the 7th (Sun).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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