18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
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San Jose
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Las Vegas
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Salt Lake City
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Colorado Springs
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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Don Edwards San Francisco Bay Wildlife Refuge. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, identify plant and animal life at Fort Funston National Park, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

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Paris, France to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to San Francisco is minus 9 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Paris in January, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Jose.

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Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites · Nature

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Alcatraz Island
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San Jose

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Windy Hill Open Space Preserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Sunol (Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park & Sunol Regional Wilderness), Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge (in Fremont) and Loch Lomond Recreation Area (in Felton). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Monte Bello Open Space Preserve.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in January, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
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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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Veteran's Memorial Park. Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resortfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, stop by Barneys New York, explore the striking landscape at Calico Hills, and explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

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Getting from San Jose to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

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Parks · Shopping · Nature · Wildlife

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©

Crossroads of the West

Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Visiting Backcountry Snowmobiling and Alta Ski Area will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Meyer Gallery and Fatali Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Salt Lake City: North Forty Escapes (in Oakley), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Park City) and Cascade Springs (in Charleston). The adventure continues: trek along Mount Olympus Trail, pause for some photo ops at National Pony Express Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at High Uintas Wilderness Area, and don't miss a visit to Roots of Knowledge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City route planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Salt Lake City, ranging from highs of 3°C to lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

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Ski Area
Alta Ski Area
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Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Get in touch with nature at Colorado Wolf and Wildlife Center and Rocky Mountain Wildlife Foundation. Get out of town with these interesting Colorado Springs side-trips: Castle Rock (Gateway Mesa Open Space Park & Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail), Victor's Gold Camp Ag & Mining Museum (in Victor) and Plains Conservation Center (in Aurora). And it doesn't end there: walk around Garden of the Gods, stop by Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, stroll through Fountain Creek Nature Center, and identify plant and animal life at Cottonwood Creek Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs trip planner.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in January: highs in Colorado Springs hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

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