22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
3
Bishop
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
San Luis Obispo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
End: Los Angeles

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Petersen Automotive Museum and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. There's lots more to do: engage your brain at California Science Center, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. December in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks
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Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and The LINQ Promenade. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains National Recreational Area. Change things up with a short trip to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area in Red Rock (about 6 hours away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Shelby American Inc, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip app.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Bishop.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 15:
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Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

1
night
Bishop

Bishop ©
Bishop is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): delve into the lush surroundings at Inyo National Forest and then take in the exciting artwork at Mountain Light Gallery.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bishop online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Bishop takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Bishop when traveling from Las Vegas in December, with lows around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Bishop

Museums Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Inyo National Forest
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:
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Mountain Light Gallery ©
Mountain Light Gallery
Inyo National Forest ©
Inyo National Forest

3
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 17th (Thu), cast your line with a fishing tour, experience rural life at Tahoe Trout Farm, and then have some family-friendly fun at Magic Carpet Golf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Theresa Catholic Church, then examine the collection at Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

You can drive from Bishop to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. When traveling from Bishop in December, plan for a bit cooler days in South Lake Tahoe, with highs around 8°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -8°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Museums Outdoors Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 16 — 19:
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Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum ©
Lake Tahoe Historical Society Museum
Lakeside Beach ©
Lakeside Beach
Fishing Charters & Tours

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lands End and Crocker Art Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and California State Railroad Museum. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Kenwood (B. Wise Vineyards & VJB Cellars), Trinchero Napa Valley (in St. Helena) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and visit Fisherman's Wharf.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 8°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Kenwood, Sacramento, Trinchero Napa Valley, Castello di Amorosa
Find places to stay Dec 19 — 23:
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Lands End ©
Lands End
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
nights
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the engaging exhibits at San Luis Obispo Children's Museum, then take an in-depth tour of History Center and Museum of San Luis Obispo County, and then do a tasting at Tolosa. On your second day here, learn about winemaking at Chamisal Vineyards and then learn about winemaking at Edna Valley Vineyard.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Luis Obispo trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Luis Obispo, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Museums Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 25:
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Tolosa ©
Tolosa
San Luis Obispo Children's Museum ©
San Luis Obispo Children's Museum

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then have some family-friendly fun at iFLY Hollywood, and finally make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): explore the world behind art at The Broad and then see the interesting displays at Japanese American National Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route builder.

Traveling by flight from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 25 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Broad ©
The Broad
Madame Tussauds Hollywood ©
Madame Tussauds Hollywood
Japanese American National Museum ©
Japanese American National Museum

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