17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Berlin
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Salt Lake City
— Few hours
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
2
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
bus:  15​min
4
Oakland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Ventura
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
8
Santa Ana
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Berlin

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City itinerary planner .

Berlin, Germany to Salt Lake City is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Berlin to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in Salt Lake City, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Art at the Main Gallery ©
Art at the Main Gallery

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night
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 26th (Sun), trek along Rubicon Trail and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe day trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to South Lake Tahoe takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to South Lake Tahoe, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, South Lake Tahoe is little chillier than Salt Lake City - with highs of 20°C and lows of 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

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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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In May, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than South Lake Tahoe - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to take a bus to Oakland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Oakland

Oakland ©
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): stroll through Redwood Regional Park, then deepen your understanding at Lawrence Hall of Science, and then admire all the interesting features of University of California, Berkeley.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Oakland trip planner .

Oakland is just a stone's throw from San Francisco. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Oakland

Childrens Museums Museums Parks

Side Trip

Berkeley
Highlights from your plan
Lawrence Hall of Science ©
Lawrence Hall of Science
Redwood Regional Park ©
Redwood Regional Park
University of California, Berkeley ©

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 31st (Fri), explore the activities along Monterey Bay, then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then identify plant and animal life at Point Lobos.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Oakland to Monterey by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Oakland in May: highs in Monterey hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) so you can drive to Ventura.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

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Ventura

Ventura ©
Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the verdant scenery at Ojai Valley Land Conservancy, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Barbara Zoo, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Topa Topa Brewing Company.

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Traveling by car from Monterey to Ventura takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Ventura

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trips

Ojai Valley Land Conservancy, Santa Barbara Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Topa Topa Brewing Company ©
Topa Topa Brewing Company
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo
Ojai Valley Land Conservancy ©
Ojai Valley Land Conservancy

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

You can drive from Ventura to Los Angeles in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from Ventura in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Ana.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Santa Ana

Santa Ana ©
Santa Ana is the county seat and second most populous city in Orange County, California. On the 4th (Tue), take in the local highlights with Walking tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heisler Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Santa Ana road trip site .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Ana in an hour. In June, daily temperatures in Santa Ana can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Ana

Parks

Side Trip

Heisler Park
Highlights from your plan
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then stroll through San Diego Zoo. On your second day here, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Santa Ana to San Diego takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in San Diego are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 7th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, and then browse the exhibits of Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Phoenix takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Phoenix. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Phoenix are much hotter (49°C), and nights are a bit warmer (32°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson ©
Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson

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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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In June, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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