21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
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Tahoe City
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Strip and Spring Mountains National Recreational Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley), Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit website.

Houston to Las Vegas is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Houston in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Tahoe City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Outdoors

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Tahoe City

Tahoe City ©
Tahoe City is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California. On the 17th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Tahoe City Field Station, then ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Cross Country, and then learn about winemaking at Truckee River Winery. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Donner Cross Country and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Tahoe City trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Tahoe City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Tahoe City, with highs around 5°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Tahoe City

Winter Sports · Outdoors · Parks · Nature

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Cross-country Ski Area
Tahoe Donner Cross Country
5.0
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Winery / Vineyard
Truckee River Winery
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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.
Kids will enjoy Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Grace Cathedral. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of The Embarcadero, don't miss a visit to Book Passage, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Tahoe City to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Tahoe City, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Wineries · Tours

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier. Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Oak Canyon Nature Center. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, take a stroll through El Pueblo de Los Angeles, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary website.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
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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.
Visit La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool for some beach relaxation. Family-friendly places like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and San Diego Zoo will thrill your kids. Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine, about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, kick back and relax at Black's Beach, and stroll around Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches

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La Jolla Cove
4.7

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