9 days in Western US Itinerary

9 days in Western US Itinerary

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9 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Detroit
Fly:  8​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Detroit

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 26th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): get great views at Twin Peaks, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Embarcadero.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker .

Detroit to San Francisco is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

3
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.
We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Escape the urban bustle at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Mission Beach Park. There's more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego travel route planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time 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 ©
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get your game on at The Roller Coaster and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat): shop like a local with The Strip, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning app .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 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 103°F, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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