17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Bus:  5​h 45​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Sao Paulo

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Universal Studios Hollywood and Griffith Observatory will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, have fun and explore at Travel Town, and get curious at California Science Center.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles. In March, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Sao Paulo - with highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney and then discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip maker site .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. March in Anaheim sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and then hike along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Thu): cruise along Artists Dr, then explore the activities along Badwater Basin, and then don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Anaheim to Death Valley National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Anaheim in March, expect Death Valley National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hit the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area, trek along Mariposa Grove, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park journey maker .

Traveling by combination of car and bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in March, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are colder (-5°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Children's Creativity Museum will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Crissy Field, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To see where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

1
night
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. On the 26th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock, then identify plant and animal life at Monarch Butterfly Grove, and then take in the waterfront at Pismo Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the architecture and atmosphere at New Life Community Church, then enjoy the sand and surf at Eldwaylen Ocean Park, then stroll around Margo Dodd Park, and finally walk around Dinosaur Caves Park.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Pismo Beach trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Pismo Beach in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in Pismo Beach hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Morro Rock
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Margo Dodd Park ©
Margo Dodd Park

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