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:  20​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Gilroy
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
drive:  8​h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
8
Cabazon
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
9
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Singapore

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and then test your team's savvy at 60out Escape Rooms - West Los Angeles.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Los Angeles is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Singapore to Los Angeles. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: highs in Los Angeles hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Fun & Games Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
60out Escape Rooms - West Los Angeles ©

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Monterey online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Monterey takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Monterey to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to Gilroy.

Things to do in Monterey

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

1
day
Gilroy

Gilroy ©
Gilroy is a city located in Northern California's Santa Clara County. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Gilroy Premium Outlets.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Gilroy trip planner .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Gilroy takes an hour. Traveling from Monterey in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Gilroy, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Gilroy

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Gilroy Premium Outlets ©
Gilroy Premium Outlets

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Ghirardelli Square, Chinatown, Muir Woods National Monument, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Chinatown, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Gilroy to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Gilroy in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 8°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

2
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 20th (Fri): hike along Mariposa Grove, then don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other 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. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in December, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Washburn Point ©
Washburn Point

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take a stroll through The Strip, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 4°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip app .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 8°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cabazon.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

few
hours
Cabazon

Cabazon ©
Cabazon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Riverside County, California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Desert Hills Premium Outlets. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): revel in the low prices at Desert Hills Premium Outlets.

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You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Cabazon in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December; daily highs in Cabazon reach 24°C and lows reach 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cabazon

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Desert Hills Premium Outlets ©
Desert Hills Premium Outlets

5
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and The Grove will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Downtown Disney & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. See some other sides of Los Angeles: partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, and explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

Drive from Cabazon to Los Angeles in 2 hours. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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