9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Calgary
Fly:  6​h
1
San Francisco
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Santa Cruz
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Calgary

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cable Cars, Haight-Ashbury, Golden Gate Bridge, and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Sat), catch a ride on Cable Cars, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take a stroll through Haight-Ashbury, and finally take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Calgary, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Calgary in November, expect San Francisco to be warmer, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Haight-Ashbury ©
Haight-Ashbury

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
You've now added Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, play a few rounds at Pebble Beach Golf Links, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Santa Cruz itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Santa Cruz in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect a bit cooler with lows of 7°C in Santa Cruz. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Golf Theme Parks

Side Trips

San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame and then see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of shuttle, flight, and train from Santa Cruz to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Cruz in November, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and finally have fun at Battlefield Vegas.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Las Vegas to be little chillier, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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