18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Page
— 1 night
End: Page

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. On the 18th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner .

Ahmedabad, India to San Diego is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 13 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to San Diego. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Ahmedabad in August, with highs in San Diego at 30°C and lows at 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 20th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, explore and take pictures at Oracle Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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South Lake Tahoe

High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 25th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Tallac Historic Site, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baldwin Beach, then step into the grandiose world of Vikingsholm, and finally look for gifts at Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe attractions tool .

Drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in South Lake Tahoe are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Emerald Bay State Park, Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site

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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): walk around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On your second day here, make a trip to Olmsted Point and then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by bus from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Page trip planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Page in 5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Page, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, Page is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 35°C and lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Page

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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