5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 day
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Carmel
— Few hours
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Santa Barbara
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— Few hours

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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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online driving holiday planner.

Cincinnati to Las Vegas is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cincinnati to Las Vegas. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Cincinnati in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 93°F and lows at 71°F. On the 29th (Tue), you're off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at The Devil's Speedway and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): hike along May Lake Trailhead, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 74°F by day to 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
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May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead
Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To find photos and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 58°F. You'll set off for Carmel on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 1:

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Carmel

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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, then take in the history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, and then do a tasting at Caraccioli Cellars.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Carmel travel route planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 70°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Caraccioli Cellars ©
Caraccioli Cellars
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission ©
San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara sightseeing planning app.

Drive from Carmel to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Carmel in October, expect nights in Santa Barbara to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 77°F. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 2nd (Fri).

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 2:

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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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): examine the collection at The Getty Center and then admire the masterpieces at The Broad.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit app.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 62°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
The Broad ©
The Broad

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