18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Chandigarh
Fly:  25 h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Napa
— 1 night
+3
Subway + Fly + Subway + Train:  25 h
End: Chandigarh

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes A Day in LA Tours as well as Hollywood Walk of Fame. We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Newport Beach--about 1 hour away. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and contemplate the long history of Hollyhock House.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning site .

Chandigarh, India to Los Angeles is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from India Standard Time (IST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -13 hour difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Norton Simon Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Children's Pool, The Promenade at Pacific Beach and San Diego Zoo. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Children's Pool, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Promenade at Pacific Beach, meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and finally view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Diego trip simple and quick.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

3
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 11th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take a stroll through The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online visit planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Jose.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Armstrong Redwood State Reserve to your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Strawberry Hill. Head to Union Square and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, take a stroll through SoMa, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Napa to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Napa in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 12°C in San Francisco. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Canepa Motorsports Museum, take an in-depth tour of Computer History Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Hiller Aviation Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Sun): delve into the mystery of Winchester Mystery House, admire the masterpieces at Cantor Arts Center, then explore the world behind art at Rodin Sculpture Garden, then get a taste of the local shopping with Darcie Kent Vineyards, and finally see the interesting displays at Lawrence Livermore National Lab Discovery Center.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Jose tour itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to San Jose by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in April, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Napa.

Things to do in San Jose

Museums Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trips

Livermore, Hiller Aviation Museum, Cantor Arts Center, Computer History Museum, Canepa Motorsports Museum
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Hiller Aviation Museum ©
Hiller Aviation Museum
Rodin Sculpture Garden ©
Rodin Sculpture Garden
Canepa Motorsports Museum ©
Canepa Motorsports Museum

1
night
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Artesa Vineyards & Winery, Balloon Rides and Wine Tours & Tastings. On the 20th (Mon), enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, admire the verdant scenery at Artesa Vineyards & Winery, admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, then do a tasting at Judd's Hill MicroCrush, and finally stop by Oxbow Public Market. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Napa trip maker app .

Traveling by car from San Jose to Napa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Napa when traveling from San Jose in April, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Wineries Outdoors

Side Trip

V. Sattui Winery
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Balloon Rides
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©
Wine Tours & Tastings

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