20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Stockholm
Fly:  22​h 45​min
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
subway + Fly:  13​h 15​min
Stockholm

2
days
Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, within the Coachella Valley. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palm Springs Aerial Tramway. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Indian Canyons and then hop aboard Palm Springs Aerial Tramway.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Palm Springs trip planner.

Stockholm, Sweden to Palm Springs is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -9 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Stockholm in October; daily highs in Palm Springs reach 38°C and lows reach 20°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Nature Historic Sites Parks

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes USS Midway Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like La Jolla Cove and Cabrillo National Monument. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, and shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip generator.

You can drive from Palm Springs to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Springs in October, you will find days in San Diego are a bit cooler (29°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove
Cabrillo National Monument

7
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Griffith Observatory. Do your shopping at The Grove and Bergamot Station. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Downtown Disney (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, look for gifts at The Original Farmers Market, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and appreciate the history behind Guitar Center.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles holiday planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Downtown Disney
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory

6
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy China Beach and Exploratorium. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Safari West (in Santa Rosa), Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat, and stroll through Lincoln Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Safari West, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium
Ferry Building Marketplace

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