33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Fly:  3​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Truckee
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
South Lake Tahoe
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 8 nights
End: San Francisco

5
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.
Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Playa Del Rey Beach will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign & Montana Avenue) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles driving holiday app .

San Francisco to Los Angeles is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 75°F and lows are around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Step out of the city life by going to La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and Spanish Village Art Center. There's still lots to do: stroll through San Diego Zoo, admire the landmark architecture of Marston House Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach, and trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in San Diego are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Do your shopping at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian and Barneys New York. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton--about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Casino at the MGM Grand, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit planner.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pioneer Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Pike Place Market and City Centrefor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, and admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip planning website .

Fly from Las Vegas to Seattle in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Seattle at 68°F and lows at 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

1
night
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): stroll through Truckee River Bike Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Stateline Lookout, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Commons Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): hike along Tompkins Memorial Trail, then grab your bike and head to Truckee Bike Park, and then immerse yourself in nature at Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Truckee trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Seattle to Truckee. Traveling from Seattle in May, you will find days in Truckee are a bit cooler (62°F), and nights are much colder (31°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Tahoe City
Highlights from your plan
Commons Beach Park ©
Commons Beach Park
Truckee Bike Park ©
Truckee Bike Park

4
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Get some historical perspective at St Theresa Catholic Church and Vikingsholm. Get outdoors at Pope Beach and SWA Watersports. Take a break from South Lake Tahoe with a short trip to Eagle Rock Hiking Trail in Homewood, about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Lakeside Beach, stroll through Rubicon Trail, contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at South Lake Brewing Co.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe itinerary planner.

Drive from Truckee to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in South Lake Tahoe are 63°F, while nighttime lows are 35°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Homewood, Meeks Bay Beach, Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and SoMa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Popular historic sites such as Twin Peaks and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma), Bodega Dunes (in Bodega) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool .

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in May, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 69°F and 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Bodega Dunes, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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