22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
2
Truckee
— 3 nights
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 7 nights

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lands End and California Academy of Sciences. Kids will appreciate attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Dedicate the 29th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Exploratorium, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, get great views at Twin Peaks, and immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Cuiaba, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Amazon Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Cuiaba in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Truckee.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

3
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): explore the engaging exhibits at KidZone Museum, thenfly down the slopes at Tahoe Donner, and then play a few rounds at Coyote Moon Golf Course. Here are some ideas for day two: hit the slopes at Tahoe Donner Downhill Ski Area, ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Donner Cross Country, thentake in the waterfront activity at Donner Lake Watersports & Marina, and finally snap pictures at Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Truckee tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Francisco to Truckee in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: highs in Truckee hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports
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Tahoe Donner ©
Tahoe Donner
KidZone Museum ©
KidZone Museum
Tahoe Donner Cross Country ©
Tahoe Donner Cross Country

1
night
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 4th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles and then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park road trip planning site.

Getting from Truckee to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 5.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Gun Garage and Lion Habitat Ranch. Bring the kids along to Machine Guns Vegas and Fountains of Bellagio. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, enjoy some diversion at Las Vegas Shooting Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip builder website.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 17.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in January: highs in Las Vegas hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lion Habitat Ranch
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Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage
Lion Habitat Ranch ©
Lion Habitat Ranch
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©

7
nights
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as Petersen Automotive Museum and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 9th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: engage your brain at California Science Center, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, deepen your understanding of the past and present with a heritage tour, and admire the masterpieces at The Broad.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier, Descanso Gardens
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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