20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Nevada City
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  8​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
End: Los Angeles

7
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Your inner history buff will appreciate La Brea Tar Pits and TCL Chinese 6 Theatres. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 21st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Getty Center Publications, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever, and look for gifts at Studio City Farmers Market.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerery planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for the flight to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disney California Adventure Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at San Gregorio State Beach and Baker Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and China Beach. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa), Jack London State Historic Park (in Glen Ellen) and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach). There's still lots to do: stop by Ferry Building Marketplace, get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and explore the world behind art at Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Francisco vacation builder.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Nevada City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jack London State Historic Park, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Nevada City

Nevada City ©
Nevada City is the county seat of Nevada County, California, United States, located 60mi northeast of Sacramento and 28 miles north of Auburn. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): stroll through Empire Mine State Historic Park and then stop by Lazy Dog Chocolateria.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Nevada City trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Francisco to Nevada City. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in December; daily highs in Nevada City reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 3rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Nevada City

Nature Museums Parks

Side Trip

Grass Valley
Highlights from your plan
Empire Mine State Historic Park ©
Empire Mine State Historic Park
Lazy Dog Chocolateria ©
Lazy Dog Chocolateria

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 4th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, and finally stop by Barneys New York. On the 5th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: buy something for everyone on your list at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation builder.

Explore your travel options from Nevada City to Las Vegas with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Nevada City in December: highs in Las Vegas hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can fly to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 6th (Tue), buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then stop by Hollywood & Highland, then wander the streets of Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally examine the collection at Getty Center Publications. Keep things going the next day: stop by Bergamot Station, hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, then stop by Amoeba Music, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Los Angeles custom trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nevada City to Los Angeles. Traveling from Nevada City in December, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 22°C and 10°C.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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