15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

New York City
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City

2
days
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 17th (Sun): take a memorable tour with Tours, try your luck at The Venetian, then try your luck at New York New York Casino, and finally try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoover Dam, then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat.

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New York City to Las Vegas is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 56°F to lows of 39°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
The Venetian ©
The Venetian

1
day
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then take in a show at Hopi House.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 43°F by day to 15°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

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Parks Nature Nightlife
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

2
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat, then get your game on at The Roller Coaster, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 39°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

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Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
days
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 68°F and 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Beach, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and learn about winemaking at Press Club.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday planner .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (58°F), and nights are about the same (45°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

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Neighborhoods Childrens Museums Museums
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Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
days
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 28th (Thu), kick back and relax at Sand Harbor and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Heavenly Mountain Resort.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip planning site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in South Lake Tahoe, ranging from highs of 42°F to lows of 19°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Lake Tahoe (California), Sand Harbor
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Sand Harbor
Sand Harbor
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

1
day
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then kick back and relax at Baker Beach.

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Getting from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 58°F by day to 45°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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