11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Istanbul, Turkey
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
2
Anaheim
— 1 night
Bus:  10 h 30 min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
Bus + Fly:  7 h 30 min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  7 h 45 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  25 h
End: Istanbul, Turkey

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. On the next day, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, stop by Amoeba Music, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles travel route builder app.

Istanbul, Turkey to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and tram. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -11 hour difference. While traveling from Istanbul, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

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Outdoors Parks Beaches

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Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 10th (Sat), stroll through Crystal Cove.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim trip itinerary maker site.

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In September, daytime highs in Anaheim are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

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Nature Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Crystal Cove
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Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

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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 11th (Sun): make a trip to Half Dome.

Plan my day in Yosemite National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 14.5 hours. While traveling from Anaheim, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
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Half Dome ©
Half Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Union Square and then get great views at Twin Peaks.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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Neighborhoods Shopping Nature
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas vacation planning tool.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In September, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

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Nature Parks
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area

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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 15th (Thu), stroll through Mission Beach Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planning website.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): get great views at Yaki Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in September, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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