13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: Singapore

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, and catch a ride on Cable Cars.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Francisco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Singapore Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -16 hour difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Singapore in December, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Carmel

Carmel
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 22nd (Sat), admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and then make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Carmel

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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1
night
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 23rd (Sun): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara attractions planning site .

You can drive from Carmel to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles attractions planner .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Santa Barbara in December, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Mingei International Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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.
On the 28th (Fri), admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Diego in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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