32 days in San Jose & United States Itinerary

32 days in San Jose & United States Itinerary

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32 days in San Jose & United States Itinerary

Start: London, United Kingdom
Fly:  14​h 45​min
San Jose, Costa Rica
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
subway + Fly:  4​h
Seattle, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h
New Orleans, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Washington DC, United States
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
Niagara Falls, United States
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Eastham, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: London, United Kingdom

1
night
San Jose, Costa Rica

San Jose
A trip to San Jose, the capital, commercial center, and cultural hub of Costa Rica, gives you a chance to experience the lively atmosphere and rich cultural past of this vibrant country.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Jose tour itinerary planner .

London, UK to San Jose is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, expect San Jose to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 22°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 5th (Sun).

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#Tours, #Outdoors, #Parks
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3
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then stop by Hollywood & Highland, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from San Jose to Los Angeles in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. August in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Shopping, #Beaches

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Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

4
nights
Yosemite National Park, United States

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

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Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Twin Peaks and then wander the streets of SoMa. Keep things going the next day: take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

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#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites, #Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Seattle, United States

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company. On the next day, take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pioneer Square.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Seattle road trip site .

Do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Seattle

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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and finally look for gifts at Barneys New York.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park, United States

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Canyon Village Marketplace. On the 19th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
New Orleans, United States

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New Orleans road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 11 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

2
nights
Washington DC, United States

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Washington National Cathedral and then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC attractions website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Washington DC takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC. Traveling from New Orleans in August, you will find days in Washington DC are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are slightly colder (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Washington DC

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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

1
night
Niagara Falls, United States

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Washington DC to Niagara Falls in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in August: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow time for travel to New York City.

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#Nature, #Parks
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

4
nights
New York City, United States

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Appreciate the collections at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Federal Hall.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City tour itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Niagara Falls to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 26°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Eastham.

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#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
nights
Eastham, United States

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Corn Hill Beach and Marconi Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Cape Cod National Seashore and Nauset Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Provincetown (Herring Cove Beach, Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum, & more) and Captain Bangs Hallet House Museum (in Yarmouth Port). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Coast Guard Beach, contemplate the long history of Edward Gorey House, stroll through Nauset Light Beach, and get answers to all your questions at Salt Pond Visitor Center.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Eastham vacation planner.

You can drive from New York City to Eastham in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get little chillier in Eastham: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eastham

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Provincetown, Yarmouth Port, Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Corn Hill Beach
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Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach

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