17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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San Diego
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Wawona
— 2 nights
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Lions, Tigers & Bears and then appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and then kick back and relax at Windansea Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego route planning website.

Newark to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Newark to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Newark in November, expect San Diego to be somewhat warmer, temps between 73°F and 57°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

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 9th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and then admire the masterpieces at The Broad. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at Wayfarers Chapel, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Marin Headlands and Presidio of San Francisco. Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll through Lands End, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (64°F), and nights are about the same (51°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Wawona journey planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Wawona by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Wawona, with lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): trek along Navajo Loop Trail, then trek along Rim Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Bryce Amphitheatre, and finally take some stellar pictures from Farview Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo/Queens Garden Loop and then explore the striking landscape of Under-the-Rim Trail.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wawona to Bryce Canyon National Park. The time zone difference when traveling from Wawona to Bryce Canyon National Park is 1 hour. In November, Bryce Canyon National Park is cooler than Wawona - with highs of 47°F and lows of 18°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Under-the-Rim Trail ©
Under-the-Rim Trail

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get outdoors at South Kaibab Trail and Lipan Point. Explore hidden gems such as Rim Trail and Powell Point. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

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You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in November: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 54°F, while lows dip to 22°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 21st (Thu): make a trip to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 47°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

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