17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + foot:  7​h
5
New York City
— 4 nights
End: New York City

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Chinatown, Bixby Bridge, Pfeiffer State Beach, and other attractions to your itinerary. Visiting Glacier Point and Tunnel View will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Yosemite National Park (Bridalveil Fall & Yosemite Falls). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through SoMa, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park, Big Sur, San Francisco Premium Outlets
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

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hours
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get some fabulous bargains at Camarillo Premium Outlets.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Santa Barbara road trip planning site .

Fly from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. July in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Shopping

Side Trip

Camarillo Premium Outlets
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Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets

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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.
You've added Grand Central Market, Bradbury Building, OUE Skyspace LA, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get some historical perspective at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Third Street Promenade, & more) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
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 19th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On your second day here, shop like a local with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

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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.
Visiting Speed Boats Tours and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, and make a trip to Fifth Avenue.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary app .

Getting from Las Vegas to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New York City is 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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