17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lusaka
Fly:  29​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  36​h
End: Lusaka

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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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 22nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. It doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning app .

Lusaka, Zambia to Los Angeles is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central African Time (CAT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -10 hour difference. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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nights
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 23rd (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego itinerary builder website .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 26th (Fri), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sat): get curious at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online travel route planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 25 min away. On the 29th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and hike along Artist Point.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip site .

Do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect little chillier with lows of 4°C in Yellowstone National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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