20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Linkoping
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Linkoping

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 4th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online day trip planner .

Linkoping, Sweden to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Linkoping to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Linkoping in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Tours, #Parks, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For reviews and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online driving holiday planner .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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.
On the 10th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along North Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and look for gifts at Lookout Studio.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel route builder app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

3
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, browse the collection at Coronado Public Library, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Diego attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Diego, with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Coronado Public Library
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). Pack the 18th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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