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:  9​h
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
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
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chrysler Building as well as New York Public Library. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder .

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. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Buenos Aires to New York City due to the time zone difference. May in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 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 Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning tool .

Fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up 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

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty 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 admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find out how to plan a trip to Las Vegas, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°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.
On the 31st (Fri), get great views at Tunnel View and then trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Olmsted Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park day trip app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 9 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 21°C and lows are around 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 Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park, then don't miss a visit to Book Passage, and finally browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 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 Historic Sites Nature
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 find out how to plan a trip to San Luis Obispo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Luis Obispo: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 13°C at night. 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 Beaches

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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 19°C. On the 7th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Disney California Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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