20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Paris
Fly:  13 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
Glenbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Paris

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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, Head underground at Bronson Caves, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and examine the collection at Travel Town Museum.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning app .

Paris, France to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Paris to Los Angeles is minus 9 hours. In July in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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 historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, examine the collection at Old Town Model Railroad Depot, and try out the rides at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. On your second day here, take a memorable tour with Tours, get your game on at The Roller Coaster, and then take a stroll through The Strip.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read Las Vegas online travel route planner .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 31°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Glenbrook.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

1
night
Glenbrook

Glenbrook ©
Glenbrook is a census-designated place (CDP) on the east shore of Lake Tahoe in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. On the 2nd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Glenbrook trip planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Glenbrook in 7.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you will find days in Glenbrook are a bit cooler (36°C), and nights are colder (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Glenbrook

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sand Harbor, Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society
Highlights from your plan
Thunderbird Lodge Preservation Society ©

6
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, stroll through Lembert Dome, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Glenbrook to Yosemite National Park takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Glenbrook in August, expect Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 32°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, get great views at Twin Peaks, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip tool .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (17°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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