19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly:  18​h
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Lisbon

4
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.
You've added Shoot Las Vegas Shooting Range, SlotZilla Zip Line Las Vegas, Fremont Street Experience, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

Lisbon, Portugal to Las Vegas is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Lisbon to Las Vegas. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Lisbon in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. On the 26th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Fremont Street Experience ©
Fremont Street Experience
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
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.
Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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.
You've added Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Hollywood Walk of Fame, TCL Chinese Theatres, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Downtown Disney, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, get curious at California Science Center, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip app .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Downtown Disney
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
On the 4th (Wed), cruise along West Cliff Drive, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and finally go for a walk through Shark Fin Cove.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Santa Cruz takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, Santa Cruz is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C. You will leave for San Francisco on the 5th (Thu).

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Scenic Drive

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chinatown as well as Union Square. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco route maker app .

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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