20 days in Western US Itinerary

20 days in Western US Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Flagstaff
— 4 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Lombard Street, then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online attractions planner.

Jerusalem, Israel to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Israel Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 10 hours. Traveling from Jerusalem in March, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Bring the kids along to Elizabeth Lake and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Take a break from the city and head to Badger Pass Ski Area and Vernal Fall. Change things up with these side-trips from Mammoth Lakes: Yosemite National Park (Washburn Point & North Dome).

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Mammoth Lakes to be much colder, around -2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): look and learn at Griffith Observatory and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in nature's colorful creations at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, then hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then kick back and relax at Black's Beach. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Lions, Tigers & Bears and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego attractions website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

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 9th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Family-friendly places like Bright Angel Trail and Lipan Point will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Flagstaff: Grand Canyon National Park (Tonto Trail, Moran Point, &more).

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff online tour itinerary builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Flagstaff by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Flagstaff, with highs around 19°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Elephant Back Mountain and Old Gardiner Road will get you outdoors. Attractions like Lehardy's Rapids and Observation Point Trail make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, hike along North Rim Trail, take in the natural beauty of Solitary Geyser, and explore the striking landscape of Mount Washburn.

For where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can fly from Flagstaff to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Flagstaff in April, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 6°C and lows about -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser

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