16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Great Falls
Fly:  7​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Great Falls

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Let the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique capture your imagination. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, about 40 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

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Great Falls to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Great Falls in June, with lows around 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): make a trip to Olmsted Point and then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

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Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 41°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

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#Parks, #Wildlife
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Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

0
days
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Monterey sightseeing planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Monterey by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 67°F to lows of 53°F. You will leave for Santa Barbara on the 8th (Fri).

Things to do in Monterey

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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2
days
Santa Barbara

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 8th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, take a stroll through State Street, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carpinteria State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, then contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then explore the world behind art at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, and finally learn about winemaking at Grassini Family Vineyards.

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You can drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Santa Barbara can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Carpinteria State Beach, Ventura Pier and Promenade
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Santa Barbara Orchid Estate ©
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse

3
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Get some cultural insight at Santa Monica Pier and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Santa Monica Mountains). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and stop by The Last Bookstore.

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Getting from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In June, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Santa Barbara - with highs of 79°F and lows of 62°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
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.
The Strip and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at The Mob Museum and Titanic capture your imagination. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

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You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 103°F to lows of 77°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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