14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Bus:  6 h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4 h
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
End: San Francisco

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San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner.

If you are flying in from Turkey, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 15th (Fri), you're off to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries
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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 15th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf and then take in panoramic vistas at Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. May in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Historic Sites
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

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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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 17°C. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay May 16 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens ©
Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, explore the activities along Badwater Basin, and then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip maker.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for little chillier nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums
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Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

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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.
On the 22nd (Fri), don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 6 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in May, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (21°C), and nights are cooler (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Find places to stay May 21 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lombard Street, Hornblower Classic Cable Cars, Blue & Gold Fleet, and other attractions you added. See even more of San Francisco: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

Plan my day in San Francisco using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Calistoga, Rutherford Hill Winery, Beringer Vineyards
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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