26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  8​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Manila, Luzon

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Griffith Observatory and The Getty Center. Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area will thrill your kids. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim), Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Manila, Philippines to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Los Angeles is minus 16 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Manila in May: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

4
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.
Do your shopping at Gaslamp Quarter and Spanish Village Art Center. Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and explore the world behind art at Museum of Photographic Arts (MoPA).

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego day trip tool .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

5
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.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, have fun and explore at DISCOVERY Children's Museum, and explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Union Square, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 25°C and 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Shopping Girlfriend NYC and then enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City road trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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