20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
Fly:  18​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Bangkok

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Golden Gate Bridge and Grace Cathedral for their historical value. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Tenderloin Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker site .

Bangkok, Thailand to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Bangkok to San Francisco is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in December, expect San Francisco to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph and then pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Jose travel planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In December, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Jose Betsuin Buddhist Church ©
San Jose Betsuin Buddhist Church
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph ©
Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum ©
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum

1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. To find ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Bakersfield trip itinerary planning site .

Explore your travel options from San Jose to Bakersfield with the Route module. In December, daytime highs in Bakersfield are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 4°C. On the 21st (Sat), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Nature Outdoors

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Appreciate the collections at Nostalgia Street Rods and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino at Luxor Las Vegas, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas journey planning website .

Drive from Bakersfield to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. December in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour builder .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 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 (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (8°C), and nights are cooler (-11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

2
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Marston House Museum and Our Lady of the Rosary Church. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Sacred Heart Catholic Church.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect San Diego to be warmer, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Highlights from your plan
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Marston House Museum ©
Marston House Museum

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art will appeal to museum buffs. There's more to do: stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday maker tool .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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