18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and SoMa. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker app.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Buenos Aires to San Francisco is minus 5 hours. In June, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Buenos Aires - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, hike along Panorama Trail, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online tour planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Panorama Trail
4.9
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Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
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Must see
Tuolumne Meadows
4.7

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, get great views at Dante's View, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Salt Creek Interpretive Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip website.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 43°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8
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Lookout
Dante's View
4.9

2
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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 27th (Thu), examine the collection at The Neon Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas driving holiday tool.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Strip
4.1
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Specialty Museum
The Neon Museum
4.2

3
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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, and examine the collection at Kolb Studio.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Rim Trail
5.0
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Hiking Trail
Bright Angel Trail
4.8

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach and then kick back and relax at Nicholas Canyon Beach. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Santa Monica State Beach and then kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Monica by car takes about 8 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Monica due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Santa Monica: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Beach
Zuma Beach
4.5

3
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at GRAMMY Museum, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles journey maker site.

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Santa Monica. While traveling from Santa Monica, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8
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Observatory
Griffith Observatory
4.6

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