12 days in Western US Itinerary

12 days in Western US Itinerary

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12 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Bratislava
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  19​h
End: Bratislava

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): look and learn at Griffith Observatory, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, then admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online attractions planner .

Bratislava, Slovakia to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of bus and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Bratislava to Los Angeles. While traveling from Bratislava, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Beaches
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

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San Diego

San Diego ©
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 9th (Mon): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Lions, Tigers & Bears and then immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

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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.
On the 11th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip website .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 15th (Sun), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then explore the striking landscape at North Dome. On the 16th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get great views at Washburn Point, look for all kinds of wild species at McGurk Meadow, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 13°C, while lows dip to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
North Dome ©
North Dome
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

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