14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  2​h 15​min
Monterey
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
London

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Napa to see Wine Tours & Tastings about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in San Francisco

Sightseeing Parks Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take some stellar pictures from Bishop Peak and then identify plant and animal life at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Pismo Beach trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Pismo Beach by combination of flight and bus takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Pismo Beach, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Wildlife Sightseeing

Side Trip

Bishop Peak
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Bishop Peak

1
day
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Santa Barbara Zoo, and then take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip builder.

Traveling by car from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. October in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Sightseeing Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo
Stearns Wharf

3
days
Santa Monica

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Santa Monica is known for sightseeing, nature, shopping, spas, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Monica Farmers Market, go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, and shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Santa Monica in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Santa Monica, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Sightseeing Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Beach
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Farmers Market

2
days
Monterey

The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California's Pacific coast in California. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then stop by The Cheese Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then enjoy the sea views from Point Pinos Lighthouse, and finally meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Santa Monica to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in October, things will get slightly colder in Monterey: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos State Reserve
Asilomar State Beach
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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