20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
ferry + bus:  4​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  8​h
3
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Oslo

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 26th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, make a trip to Space Needle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally stop by Chukar Cherries.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle itinerary builder app .

Oslo, Norway to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Oslo in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Nature
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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night
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and then cruise along Hurricane Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Olympic National Park journey maker app .

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Seattle to Olympic National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, Olympic National Park is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
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Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center ©
Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe tour itinerary website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Olympic National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Olympic National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in South Lake Tahoe: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 9°C at night. You will leave for San Francisco on the 29th (Mon).

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Tours
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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and wander the streets of The Strip.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Historic Sites Shopping
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Diego road trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and little chillier nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip tool .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Beaches
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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