18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Buenos Aires
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Buenos Aires

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planner .

Buenos Aires, Argentina to New York City is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Buenos Aires to New York City, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
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 30 minutes away. Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel planner.

Getting from New York City to Los Angeles by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

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Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get great views at Tunnel View and then trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online vacation planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect Yosemite National Park to be cooler, temps between 21°C and 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, make a trip to Golden Gate Park, then don't miss a visit to Book Passage, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 15°C. On the 4th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Luis Obispo trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Luis Obispo, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trips

Cambria, Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Moonstone Beach Dr ©
Moonstone Beach Dr
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 6th (Thu), make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planning site .

You can fly from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from San Luis Obispo in June since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Nightlife

Side Trip

Disney California Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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