20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Rome
Fly:  17​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi + bus:  8​h 45​min
Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Moorpark
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
Rome

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and China Beach. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, kick back and relax at Baker Beach, take a stroll through Chinatown, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel planner.

Rome, Italy to San Francisco is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Rome to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll set off for San Diego on the 31st (Tue).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf

4
days
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.
You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. Visiting Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Los Penasquitos Canyon Preserve will get you outdoors. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage in Encinitas, approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Diego, with lows of 20°C. You will leave for Moorpark on the 5th (Sun).

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Self-Realization Fellowship Hermitage
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove
Black's Beach

2
days
Death Valley National Park

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the activities along Badwater, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, steep yourself in history at Scotty's Castle, and then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park vacation trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Death Valley National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in November, expect Death Valley National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Moorpark.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View
Scotty's Castle

4
days
Moorpark

Moorpark is a city in Ventura County in Southern California. Escape the urban bustle at Zuma Beach and Ojai Meadows Preserve. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Herzog Wine Cellars. Change things up with these side-trips from Moorpark: El Matador State Beach (in Malibu), Old Mission Santa Ines (in Solvang) and Institution Ale (in Camarillo). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Westlake Golf Course and learn and have fun at Meditation Mount.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Moorpark sightseeing planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Death Valley National Park to Moorpark. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Moorpark, with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Moorpark

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Ojai, Malibu, Institution Ale Co., Westlake Golf Course, Herzog Wine Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach
Old Mission Santa Ines

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Chinatown, Travel Town Museum, and other attractions you added. Take a break from the city and head to El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Bronson Caves. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, explore and take pictures at STAPLES Center, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour planner.

Traveling by car from Moorpark to Los Angeles takes an hour. Traveling from Moorpark in November, expect a bit warmer with lows of 14°C in Los Angeles. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Theme Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Highlights from your plan
TCL Chinese Theatre
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Getty Center The Publications

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