17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Morro Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
End: Denver

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Point Reyes Safaris, Lombard Street, Muir Woods National Monument, and other attractions you added. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and San Francisco Botanical Garden. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip builder .

Tel Aviv, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in July: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Point Reyes Safaris, Fortune Cookie Factory
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Point Reyes Safaris ©
Point Reyes Safaris

1
night
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Surf School Santa Cruz, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and Big Basin Redwoods State Park. On the 8th (Sun), immerse yourself in nature at Big Basin Redwoods State Park, admire the majestic nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Wilder Ranch State Park. Keep things going the next day: see Surf School Santa Cruz.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Cruz trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Santa Cruz takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Santa Cruz are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
Wilder Ranch State Park ©
Wilder Ranch State Park
Surf School Santa Cruz ©
Surf School Santa Cruz
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bridalveil Fall and Lembert Dome. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Santa Cruz to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. When traveling from Santa Cruz in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Monterey trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Monterey takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in Monterey hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Monterey

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

1
night
Morro Bay

Morro Bay
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Morro Bay trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Morro Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Monterey in July, you will find days in Morro Bay are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 14th (Sat).

Things to do in Morro Bay

Wineries Outdoors Parks

4
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Battleship USS Iowa BB-61. Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Mountains. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Crystal Cove and Laguna Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Morro Bay to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from Morro Bay in July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Crystal Cove
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Overton to see Mouse's Tank about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planning tool .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 32°C, while days are warmer, around 47°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Overton, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©

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