18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Keystone
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Mumm Napa. Get outdoors at Bodega Head and Bodega Dunes. Venture out of the city with trips to Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner), Sacramento (Old Sacramento Waterfront & California State Railroad Museum) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday planning site.

Saudarkrokur, Iceland to San Francisco is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Saudarkrokur to San Francisco. Traveling from Saudarkrokur in October, things will get much warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 14 — 17:
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Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Mumm Napa ©
Mumm Napa

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Pinball Hall of Fame. You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Forum Shops at Caesars and M&M'S World Las Vegas. Change things up with a short trip to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Downtown Summerlin, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas route planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Las Vegas hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Shopping · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 17 — 20:
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The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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 21st (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and then kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego road trip app.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at El Pescador State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip maker website.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 22 — 25:
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch

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Keystone

Keystone ©

Home Of Mount Rushmore

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
You've now added Mount Rushmore National Memorial to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): stop by Buffalo Gift Shop, then explore the striking landscape at Yellow Mounds Overlook, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Roberts Prairie Dog Town. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center, then take an in-depth tour of Black Hills Mining Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Days of '76 Museum, and finally stop by Things That Rock.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Keystone vacation builder site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Keystone in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Keystone is cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 16°C and lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks · Shopping · Museums · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 25 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center ©
Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
Days of '76 Museum ©
Days of '76 Museum
Roberts Prairie Dog Town ©
Roberts Prairie Dog Town

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