16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly:  16 h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  6 h 15 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Milan

3
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip itinerary builder.

Milan, Italy to San Francisco is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Milan in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Star Wars Launch Bay). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get your game on at Virtual Room Los Angeles, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles visit planning app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Generals Hwy, then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planning website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, you will find days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park are a bit warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

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 20th (Thu): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area and then do a tasting at Jaffurs Wine Cellars.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara travel route planner.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Santa Barbara by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, plan for little chillier days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Wineries
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Jaffurs Wine Cellars ©
Jaffurs Wine Cellars

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, trek along Panorama Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 6.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay Aug 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

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