20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chapeco
Fly:  27​h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Carmel
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Chapeco

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at China Beach and Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio) and Rockaway Beach (in Pacifica). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach, and take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Chapeco, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Amazon Time (AMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

San Gregorio State Beach, Rockaway Beach, Bean Hollow State Beach, Pebble Beach
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Carmel attractions planning website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Monterey
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Amoeba Music and Hollywood & Highland. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Third Street Promenade). Pack the 28th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Getty Center, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Carmel to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. In August, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Carmel - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Amoeba Music ©
Amoeba Music

5
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.
Head to The Strip and Barneys New Yorkfor some retail therapy. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars

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