18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  30​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Sao Paulo

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Golden Gate Bridge, Fisherman's Wharf, Ghirardelli Square, and other attractions. It doesn't end there: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to San Francisco. In October, San Francisco is slightly colder than Sao Paulo - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. You'll set off for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park on the 18th (Wed).

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): hike along Zumwalt Meadow Trail and then stroll through Panoramic Point.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Griffith Observatory as well as Hollywood Sign. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Third Street Promenade. Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. There's more to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
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.
San Diego Zoo has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Mon), appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then stroll through San Diego Zoo.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego travel itinerary creator.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from San Diego in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (22°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Las Vegas North Premium Outlets as well as "O" by Cirque du Soleil. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and make a trip to Paris Las Vegas.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 18°C. On the 28th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
©
"O" by Cirque du Soleil
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets

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