20 days in Kentucky, Arizona & San Francisco Itinerary

20 days in Kentucky, Arizona & San Francisco Itinerary

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20 days in Kentucky, Arizona & San Francisco Itinerary

Start: Vienna
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Bowling Green
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Gilbertsville
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Chandler
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Williams
— 5 nights
+3
shuttle + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Vienna


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3
nights
Bowling Green

Bowling Green ©
Bowling Green is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Warren County, Kentucky, United States. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fat Man's Misery and Tall Man's Misery. Get out of town with these interesting Bowling Green side-trips: Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum (in Elizabethtown), Casey Jones Distillery (in Hopkinsville) and Mammoth Cave Campground (in Horse Cave). There's still lots to do: Head underground at Mammoth Cave and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Catholic Church.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bowling Green vacation planner.

Vienna, Austria to Bowling Green is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Vienna to Bowling Green. While traveling from Vienna, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Bowling Green, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gilbertsville.

Things to do in Bowling Green

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave National Park, Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum, Mammoth Cave Campground, Casey Jones Distillery
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Fat Man's Misery ©
Fat Man's Misery
Mammoth Cave Campground ©
Mammoth Cave Campground
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum ©
Swope's Cars of Yesteryear Museum

1
night
Gilbertsville

Gilbertsville ©
On the 21st (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Kentucky Lake, look for gifts at Twin Lakes Antique Mall, and then find something for the whole family at Maggie's Jungle Golf & Jungle Run.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Gilbertsville trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Bowling Green to Gilbertsville takes 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bowling Green in December: highs in Gilbertsville hover around 9°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Chandler.

Things to do in Gilbertsville

Theme Parks Parks Nature
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Maggie's Jungle Golf & Jungle Run ©
Maggie's Jungle Golf & Jungle Run
Twin Lakes Antique Mall ©
Twin Lakes Antique Mall

2
nights
Chandler

Chandler ©
Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Shamrock Farms and McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park. Explore Chandler's surroundings by going to Scottsdale (Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary & iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Phoenix). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, and ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Chandler trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Gilbertsville to Chandler with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Gilbertsville to Chandler due to the time zone difference. In December, Chandler is somewhat warmer than Gilbertsville - with highs of 22°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to drive to Williams.

Things to do in Chandler

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Riverview Park, St. Anne's Roman Catholic Church, Shamrock Farms
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Shamrock Farms ©
Shamrock Farms
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park ©
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary ©
Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary

5
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Get out of town with these interesting Williams side-trips: Grand Canyon National Park (Powell Point, Yavapai Geology Museum, & more).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Williams trip app .

Traveling by car from Chandler to Williams takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Chandler in December: highs in Williams hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Sonoma (Sonoma Barracks & Lisa Kristine Gallery Sonoma) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at The Gregangelo Museum, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip site .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Williams to San Francisco in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Williams to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Williams, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Sonoma, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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