27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive
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Calistoga
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Diego
— 1 night
Drive
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Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Jose
— 2 nights
Drive

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5
nights
San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Bay will get you outdoors. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Moss Beach to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at California Academy of Sciences, go for a walk through Lombard Street, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip app.

If you are flying in from Bermuda, the closest major aiports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport, Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport and Travis Air Force Base. November in San Francisco sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Alcatraz Island ©
Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
Musee Mecanique ©
Specialty Museum
Musee Mecanique
4.5

3
nights
Calistoga

Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Charles M. Schulz Museum and The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum. Get in touch with nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Safari West. Venture out of the city with trips to Korbel Champagne Cellars (in Guerneville) and Stephen & Walker Winery (in Healdsburg). The adventure continues: step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa, learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, and take in the exciting artwork at Mumm Napa.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Calistoga trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Calistoga by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Calistoga, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries · Wildlife · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Charles M. Schulz Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Charles M. Schulz Museum
4.7

3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Glacier Point and Bridalveil Fall. Visiting Yosemite, Tunnel View and Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip tool.

Traveling by car from Calistoga to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Traveling from Calistoga in November, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -8°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow time for travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Glacier Point ©
Must see
Glacier Point
4.9
Bridalveil Fall ©
National Park
Bridalveil Fall
4.5
Half Dome ©
Geologic Formation
Half Dome
4.9

3
nights
Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Zabriskie Point and The Racetrack. Take a break from the city and head to Artists Palette and Ubehebe Crater. Go for a jaunt from Death Valley National Park to Beatty to see Beatty Museum & Historical Society about 44 minutes away. There's more to do: make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, with highs in Death Valley National Park at 15°C and lows at 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Artists Palette ©
Geologic Formation
Artists Palette
4.6
Zabriskie Point ©
Geologic Formation
Zabriskie Point
4.8

4
nights
Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Escape the urban bustle at Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Neon Museum and The Mob Museum. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Lost City Museum in Overton--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in December, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

1
night
San Diego

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.
On the 9th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and then contemplate the long history of Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip builder website.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in December; daily highs in San Diego reach 23°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmel Mission, then get engrossed in the history at Colton Hall Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Carmel trip planning website.

Fly from San Diego to Carmel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Diego in December, with highs in Carmel at 19°C and lows at 7°C. You will leave for San Jose on the 12th (Mon).

Things to do in Carmel

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
Carmel Mission ©
Religious Site
Carmel Mission
4.5
Colton Hall Museum ©
History Museum
Colton Hall Museum
4.6

2
nights
San Jose

Capital of Silicon Valley

The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Computer History Museum, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Natural Bridges State Beach. On your second day here, admire the majestic nature at Big Basin Redwoods State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Jose road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to San Jose takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks · Nature · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip

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