20 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
Fly to Page, Drive to Monument Valley
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Zion National Park
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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Cambria
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles — 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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. On the 15th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles online driving holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Los Angeles is an approximately 20-hour flight. Traveling from Singapore to Los Angeles, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Singapore in December, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.
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San Diego — 1 night

America's Finest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo and then stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Las Vegas.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums
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Las Vegas — 1 night

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 17th (Sat), ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip site.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Las Vegas is slightly colder than San Diego - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Parks · Nature
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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 8°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Monument Valley.
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Monument Valley — 1 night

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip itinerary site.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 5.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 5°C, and evening lows to -7°C. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel to Page.
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Parks · Tours · Nature · Outdoors
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Page — 1 night

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 19th (Mon): take a memorable tour with Tours and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Page tour website.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Page takes 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in December, with highs in Page at 9°C and lows at -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.
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Bryce Canyon National Park — 1 night

You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
On the 20th (Tue), take some stellar pictures from Fairyland Point, stroll through Navajo Loop Trail, then hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point.

For reviews and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. Traveling from Page in December, you will find days in Bryce Canyon National Park are little chillier (2°C), and nights are cooler (-15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.
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Parks · Trails · Outdoors
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Zion National Park — 1 night

Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 21st (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Angel's Landing, then cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, and then take a memorable drive along Zion-Mt. Carmel Highway.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park takes 1.5 hours. In December, Zion National Park is a bit warmer than Bryce Canyon National Park - with highs of 11°C and lows of -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Death Valley National Park.
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Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Trails
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Death Valley National Park — 1 night

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Devil's Golf Course, contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, take a memorable drive along Artists Dr, take in breathtaking views at Golden Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and finally steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works.

For reviews and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park travel route planner.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Death Valley National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Zion National Park in December, with highs in Death Valley National Park at 15°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.
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Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Outdoors
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South Lake Tahoe — 2 nights

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 23rd (Fri), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stroll through Sand Harbor, and then try your luck at Harveys Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Tallac Historic Site, then explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals, and finally try your luck at Casino at Harrah's Lake Tahoe.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe road trip planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Death Valley National Park to South Lake Tahoe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in December, things will get little chillier in South Lake Tahoe: highs are around 8°C and lows about -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel planning website.

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 3 hours. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in December, expect slightly colder with lows of -11°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Cambria.
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Cambria — 1 night

Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Moonstone Beach Dr, then enjoy the sand and surf at Moonstone Beach, and then browse the fresh offerings at Cookie Crock Market.

To see more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cambria trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Cambria in 5.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: high temperatures in Cambria hover around 20°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Monterey.
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Monterey — 1 night

Monterey is a city in the U.S. state of California, on the southern edge of Monterey Bay on California's Central Coast. On the 27th (Tue), take in the waterfront at Carmel Beach Boardwalk and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Monterey online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Cambria to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, train, and bus. Traveling from Cambria in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Monterey, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the next day, examine the collection at Exploratorium, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and then take a stroll through Chinatown.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco tour site.

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. December in San Francisco sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 31st (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
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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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Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

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Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.
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