17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Bangkok
Fly:  20 h 30 min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
West Hollywood
— 2 nights
Drive:  15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  9 h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h 15 min
End: Bangkok

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, then take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier, then see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and finally shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Point Loma, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Mormon Battalion Historic Site, then appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and finally kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Diego visit planning site.

Bangkok, Thailand to San Diego is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Bangkok to San Diego. In April, San Diego is cooler than Bangkok - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to West Hollywood.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

2
nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Avenue and then take a stroll through Montana Avenue. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at Annenberg Community Beach House, see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, look for gifts at Bergamot Station, then browse the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and finally wander the streets of Rodeo Drive.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our West Hollywood tour builder.

You can drive from San Diego to West Hollywood in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or fly. April in West Hollywood sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Rodeo Drive, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
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Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue

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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 (Sun): shop like a local with Third Street Promenade and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation planner.

Los Angeles is very close to West Hollywood. In April, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 10th (Tue), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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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 10th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 12th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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 12th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, take an in-depth tour of Clark County Heritage Museum, get interesting insight from Tours, then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Clark County Heritage Museum, Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 14:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
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.
On the 15th (Sun), make a trip to Olmsted Point, cruise along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, then admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan. On your second day here, tee off at Big Trees Golf Course and then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip builder site.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C and lows are around -2°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

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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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then get curious at Exploratorium, then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally wander the streets of Union Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 22°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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