18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Singapore

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Union Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands, get into the urban bustle at Civic Center, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 16 hours traveling from Singapore to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Marin Headlands, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

3
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 4th (Fri): admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and then make a trip to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Yosemite Museum Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark, and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

To see photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

4
nights
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.
Visiting Monument Geyser Basin and Lamar Valley will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Lone Star Geyser and Fort Yellowstone Historic District are in your itinerary. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park planner .

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect Yellowstone National Park to be little chillier, temps between 13°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). The adventure continues: hunt for treasures at Melrose Trading Post, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, stop by Studio City Farmers Market, and see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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