23 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Newport Beach
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San Diego
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
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Los Angeles — 8 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Santa Monica Bay. Shop till you drop at Two Rodeo Drive and Montana Avenue. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Rodeo Drive (in Beverly Hills), Palm Springs (Palm Springs Walk of Stars, Tahquitz Canyon, &more) and Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo). There's much more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at 26-Mile Bike Path, identify plant and animal life at Forever Wild Exotic Animal Sanctuary, and don't miss a visit to Golden Triangle.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Los Angeles is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Gulf Standard Time (GST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Dubai in December, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Newport Beach.
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Newport Beach — 4 nights

City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Wood's Cove. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Treasure Island Beach and Little Corona Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Newport Beach: Los Rios Historic District (in San Juan Capistrano), Salt Creek Beach (in Dana Point) and Balloon Rides (in Temecula). There's much more to do: stroll through Table Rock Beach, kick back and relax at The Wedge, immerse yourself in nature at Crystal Cove, and stroll around Marina Park.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Newport Beach trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Newport Beach in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. December in Newport Beach sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. You will leave for San Diego on the 24th (Sat).
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San Diego — 5 nights

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.
You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores Park. Attractions like Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Mission Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

You can drive from Newport Beach to San Diego in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in December, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Thu) before leaving for Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 29th (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood and then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On your second day here, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then explore the striking landscape at Calico Hills, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 1 night

City of Angels

Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stroll the grounds of Los Angeles National Cemetery, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the interesting displays at UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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