13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Santa Clara
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h
End: New Delhi

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take a stroll through The Embarcadero and then shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker app .

New Delhi, India to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from New Delhi to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New Delhi in December: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at New Brighton State Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bridges State Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Lovers Point and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To find out how to plan a trip to Santa Cruz, use our trip itinerary maker.

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 December, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Santa Cruz. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Santa Clara.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

New Brighton State Beach, Lovers Point, Point Lobos
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Natural Bridges State Beach ©
Natural Bridges State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
New Brighton State Beach ©
New Brighton State Beach

1
night
Santa Clara

Santa Clara ©
Santa Clara is a city in Santa Clara County, California. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Our Lady of Peace Church, then take a stroll through The Stanford Shopping Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Mission Peak Regional Preserve.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Santa Clara road trip app .

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Santa Clara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Clara

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

The Stanford Shopping Center, Mission Peak Regional Preserve
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Mission Peak Regional Preserve ©
Mission Peak Regional Preserve
The Stanford Shopping Center ©
The Stanford Shopping Center
Our Lady of Peace Church ©
Our Lady of Peace Church

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.
Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach will get you outdoors. Let the collections at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Santa Clara to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Santa Clara in December, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
On the 24th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Nature
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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