5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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5 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Bernardino
Drive:  1​h 30​min
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Los Angeles
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
End: San Bernardino

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary planning website .

San Bernardino to Los Angeles is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. While traveling from San Bernardino, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 75°F to lows of 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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night
Yosemite National Park

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.
On the 12th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then hike along Panorama Trail, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 34°F, while days are little chillier, around 65°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Mon), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco journey builder website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers

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night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 33°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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