18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  18​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Singapore

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Singapore to San Francisco. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Singapore in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Union Square ©
Union Square
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
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.
You've now added Santa Barbara Scenic Drive to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip itinerary site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo, La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo Safari Park. On the 13th (Thu), meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo Safari Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to San Diego in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in December since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

2
nights
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 15th (Sat): get great views at Lookout Studio, get great views at Powell Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point.

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Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in December, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, temps between 8°C and -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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.
Head to The Strip and Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywoodfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Neon Museum and Bodies The Exhibition. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

Find out how to plan Las Vegas trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets

4
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.
For shopping fun, head to Melrose Trading Post or Hollywood & Highland. You'll explore and learn at Griffith Observatory and The Hollywood Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Shoreline Village (in Long Beach) and Malibu (El Matador State Beach & Zuma Beach). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Grammy Museum, browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, take a stroll through Old Pasadena, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Malibu, Beverly Hills, Old Pasadena, Shoreline Village
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood & Highland ©
Hollywood & Highland
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Grammy Museum ©
The Grammy Museum

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