17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Truckee
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Los Angeles

3
nights
San Francisco

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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Book Passage, admire all the interesting features of Oracle Park, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco journey maker website .

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 73°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 8th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Tallac Historic Site, step into the grandiose world of Vikingsholm, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park. On the next day, stroll the grounds of Genoa Cemetery, indulge in some personalized pampering at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 46°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Truckee.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Genoa Cemetery, Emerald Bay State Park, Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe
Highlights from your plan
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Speed Boats Tours

2
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. You've now added Tahoe Whitewater Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): stroll through Sand Harbor, then stroll around Kings Beach State Recreation Area, and then immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): snap pictures at Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge, then visit a coastal fixture at Lake Tahoe, and then take a tour by water with Tahoe Whitewater Tours.

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

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Truckee takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, Truckee is little chillier at night with lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Kings Beach State Recreation Area, Sand Harbor, Lake Tahoe
Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Whitewater Tours ©
Tahoe Whitewater Tours
Kings Beach State Recreation Area ©
Kings Beach State Recreation Area

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 13th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip app .

Explore your travel options from Truckee to Los Angeles with the Route module. Traveling from Truckee in July, Los Angeles is warmer at night with lows of 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Tom Devlin's Monster Museum & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 104°F to lows of 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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