15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Istanbul
Fly:  20​h
Goleta
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Istanbul

1
day
Goleta

Goleta ©
Goleta is a city in southern Santa Barbara County, California, US. On the 16th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Goleta County Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Refugio State Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Goleta travel planner.

Istanbul, Turkey to Goleta is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern European Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -10 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in November, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Goleta: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Goleta

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Refugio State Beach ©
Refugio State Beach

1
day
Santa Barbara

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): stroll through Santa Barbara Zoo, then contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, and then learn about winemaking at Grassini Family Vineyards.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara travel itinerary planner.

Santa Barbara is just a short distance from Goleta. November in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

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Santa Barbara Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoo
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Grassini Family Vineyards ©
Grassini Family Vineyards

4
days
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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary builder.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In November, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Santa Barbara - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

3
days
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 museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and stroll through Sunset Cliffs.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Diego itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

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

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 27th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Lombard Street, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and wander the streets of SoMa (South of Market Street).

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary creator.

You can fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Diego in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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