20 days in United States & Tokyo Itinerary

20 days in United States & Tokyo Itinerary

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Tokyo, Japan
— 1 night
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park, United States
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
Drive
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Page, United States
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
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San Francisco, United States
— 1 night
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St. Helena, United States
— 1 night
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South Lake Tahoe, United States
— 1 night
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
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Tokyo, Japan — 1 night

Tokyo holds the status of most populous metropolitan area in the world--a fact you'll find tangible as you walk the bustling streets and explore its diverse neighborhoods and cultures.
To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tokyo trip itinerary builder website.

Bangkok, Thailand to Tokyo is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Indochina Time (ICT) to Japan Standard Time (JST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Bangkok in October, things will get slightly colder in Tokyo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco, United States — 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Francisco route app.

You can fly from Tokyo to San Francisco in 14.5 hours. Traveling from Tokyo to San Francisco, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Parks · Neighborhoods
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Yosemite National Park, United States — 1 night

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome. On the next day, get great views at Washburn Point, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally cruise along Tioga Pass.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip builder tool.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.
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Nature · Parks · Scenic Drive · Outdoors
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Las Vegas, United States — 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and shopping. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour planning site.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Page.
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Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
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Page, United States — 2 nights

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then explore the activities along Lake Powell, and finally see human ingenuity at work at The Chains.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Page road trip planning site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Page in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in October, with highs in Page at 26°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to fly to Los Angeles.
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Nature · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Los Angeles, United States — 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Page to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Page to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Page in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco, United States — 1 night

City by the Bay

On the 4th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can drive to St. Helena.
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Historic Sites · Nature · Parks · Museums
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St. Helena, United States — 1 night

The Heart Of Napa Valley

The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at VGS Chateau Potelle, and finally learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: soar above the sights with a balloon tour, learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, and then savor the flavors at Castello di Amorosa.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the St. Helena online visit planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in St. Helena. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to South Lake Tahoe.
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Wineries · Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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South Lake Tahoe, United States — 1 night

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then try your luck at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe, then try to win big at Harveys Casino, and finally stroll the grounds of Genoa Cemetery. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals, then explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, and finally indulge your senses at Wine Tours From Tahoe.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the South Lake Tahoe online holiday planner.

You can drive from St. Helena to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from St. Helena in November, expect South Lake Tahoe to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to fly to San Francisco.
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Casinos · Fun & Games · Tours · Historic Sites
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San Francisco, United States — 2 nights

City by the Bay

Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can fly back home.
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Tours · Wineries
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Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Arizona travel guide

4.4
The Grand Canyon State
Known as the "Grand Canyon State," Arizona boasts dense forests, deep gorges, sprawling national parks, and modern ski resorts. Native American reservations take up about a quarter of the state, housing several tribes and offering visitors a chance to discover the varied cultures of the country's indigenous population. A patchwork of diverse tourist attractions, Arizona features exclusive golf courses and upscale shops, as well as cactus-covered canyons and stretches of desolate desert straight out of old Westerns, perfect for a vacation far from the city bustle. Though the state still clings to its Old West flavor, its busy college towns packed with young students from around the world exude a cosmopolitan atmosphere.
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Napa Valley travel guide

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Thanks to a Mediterranean climate and idyllic location in Northern California, Napa Valley is one of the top wine producing regions in the world. This, coupled with the area's breathtaking scenery, abundance of quaint B&Bs, and exquisite local gastronomy, makes Napa Valley one of the country's most popular spots for peaceful weekends and romantic getaways. While wine tasting and vineyard tours are the traditional things to do, the region offers a variety of other attractions, including hot air balloon rides, spa treatments, and trips aboard the Napa Valley Wine Train.
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