11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Pacific Grove
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. For shopping fun, head to Union Square or Ferry Building Marketplace. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, make a trip to The Embarcadero, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel route planner

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Francisco. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Pacific Grove.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Wine Tours & Tastings
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove ©
Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California in the United States. On the 28th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Cannery Row, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Pacific Grove trip planner

You can drive from San Francisco to Pacific Grove in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Pacific Grove reach 68°F and lows reach 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Pacific Grove

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Carmel, Cannery Row
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation maker tool

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Pacific Grove to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Pacific Grove in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 82°F and lows about 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

1
night
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.
On the 31st (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, stop by Hollywood & Highland, then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary builder website

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 62°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): make a trip to Liberty Bell Center, explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, then get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally wander the streets of Rittenhouse Square.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary builder site

You can fly from Los Angeles to Philadelphia in 7.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect Philadelphia to be a bit cooler, temps between 56°F and 39°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Eastern State Penitentiary ©
Eastern State Penitentiary

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