16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Antonio
Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h
4
Tucson
— 2 nights
Drive:  14​h 15​min
End: San Antonio

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Balboa Park. Point Loma and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Kids will appreciate attractions like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Children's Pool. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

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San Antonio to San Diego is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from San Antonio in July, plan for much colder days in San Diego, with highs around 77°F, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Nature
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USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

4
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.
Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Guitar Centerfor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Venture out of the city with trips to Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, browse the different shops at The Grove, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

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You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (83°F), and nights are about the same (66°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with The Strip, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, and listen to music at Bellagio Fountains.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas travel route website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 101°F and lows about 77°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
On the 5th (Sun), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reid Park Zoo, then examine the collection at Pima Air & Space Museum, and then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Xavier del Bac.

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Fly from Las Vegas to Tucson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Tucson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you will find days in Tucson are little chillier (96°F), and nights are about the same (73°F). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Reid Park Zoo ©
Reid Park Zoo

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