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24 days in United States Itinerary
Seattle— 3 nights
San Francisco— 2 nights
Yosemite National Park— 3 nights
Drive: 6h 15min
Los Angeles— 9 nights
bus + Fly: 4h 45min
Las Vegas— 5 nights
Fly: 15h 15min
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Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.You'll get in some beach time at Seahurst Beach Park and Alki Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pioneer Square. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Pike Place Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, stop by Elliott Bay Book Company, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.
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Amsterdam, Holland to Seattle is an approximately 13-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Seattle, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Amsterdam in August, expect nights in Seattle to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.
Things to do in Seattle
Seahurst Beach Park
City by the Bay
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.On the 27th (Tue), explore the world behind art at Cantor Arts Center, then take a stroll through The Stanford Shopping Center, and then explore the world behind art at Filoli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Half Moon Bay State Beach and then pause for some serene contemplation at Stanford Memorial Church.
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You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.
Things to do in San Francisco
Palo Alto, Filoli, Half Moon Bay State Beach
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.Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, get great views at Tunnel View, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally trek along Panorama Trail. On the 30th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then make a trip to Ansel Adams Gallery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.
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Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.
Things to do in Yosemite National Park
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.Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach will get you outdoors. Visit Santa Monica Pier and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more), Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Montana Avenue) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). There's lots more to do: stroll through Santa Monica Bay, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.
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Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Los Angeles is warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.
Things to do in Los Angeles
Santa Monica, Anaheim, Beverly Hills, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Old Town Temecula
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.
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Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
Things to do in Las Vegas
Willow Beach, Hoover Dam
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