17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
5
Mendocino
— 1 night
6
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
7
Bainbridge Island
— 1 day
8
Seattle
— 3 nights

2
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Nostalgia Street Rods. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Neon Museum. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning tool.

Pittsburgh to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Pittsburgh in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
On the 18th (Mon), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, thenadmire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then explore the activities along Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art, thenkick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and then step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Before you visit San Diego, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Norton Simon Museum and Griffith Observatory. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Contemporary Art, see the interesting displays at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles visit planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Los Angeles are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Norton Simon Museum
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Strawberry Hill. Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Mendocino.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Mendocino

Mendocino ©
Mendocino is an unincorporated community in Mendocino County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): cruise along Mendocino Coast, thenkick back and relax at Van Damme State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Jug Handle State Reserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Mendocino trip maker website.

Drive from San Francisco to Mendocino in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: highs in Mendocino hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Mendocino

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Mendocino Coast ©
Mendocino Coast
Jug Handle State Reserve ©
Jug Handle State Reserve

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night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Redwood National Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Redwood National Park trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Mendocino to Redwood National Park takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Mendocino in May, expect nights in Redwood National Park to be about the same, around °F, while days are little chillier, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Bainbridge Island.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

1
day
Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island ©
Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and is coextensive with the eponymous island in Puget Sound. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Suquamish Museum, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Bloedel Reserve, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Bainbridge Arts & Crafts.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Bainbridge Island trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Bainbridge Island with the Route module. Traveling from Redwood National Park in May, expect nights in Bainbridge Island to be about the same, around °F, while days are a bit warmer, around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Bainbridge Island

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Suquamish Museum
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Suquamish Museum ©
Suquamish Museum
Bloedel Reserve ©
Bloedel Reserve
Bainbridge Arts & Crafts ©
Bainbridge Arts & Crafts

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Seattle

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 29th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, thenexplore the engaging exhibits at Seattle Children's Museum, and finally kick back and relax at Alki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle trip itinerary planning app.

You can travel from Bainbridge Island to Seattle in an hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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