17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h
5
New York City
— 4 nights
End: New York City

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Chinatown, Bixby Bridge, Pfeiffer State Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Yosemite National Park (Yosemite, Tunnel View, Glacier Point, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through SoMa, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco route planning tool.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Sat) before leaving for Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park, Big Sur, San Francisco Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

few
hours
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 13th (Sat), get some fabulous bargains at Camarillo Premium Outlets.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Santa Barbara can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Shopping

Side Trip

Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets

6
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 list of things to see and do now includes Grand Central Market, Bradbury Building, OUE Skyspace LA, and other attractions. Visiting Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk will get you outdoors. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Third Street Promenade, &more) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, get curious at California Science Center, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online travel route planner.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday planning site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

4
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Popular historic sites such as Ellis Island and Hamilton Grange National Memorial are in your itinerary. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, stroll through East River Waterfront Esplanade, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In July, New York City is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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