15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

San Francisco
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Fresno
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
San Francisco

2
days
Monterey

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 4th (Fri): snap pictures at Bixby Bridge. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then stop by The Cheese Shop.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Monterey vacation trip planner.

London, UK to Monterey is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. Traveling from London to Monterey, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You will leave for San Simeon on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Monterey

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Carmel, Bixby Bridge
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Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve
Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

1
day
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Luis Obispo trip generator.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Luis Obispo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Monterey in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Luis Obispo, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Fresno.

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Parks Nature

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Morro Rock
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Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock

1
day
Fresno

Fresno ©
Fresno, the county seat of Fresno County, is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stroll through Woodward Park, then admire the natural beauty at Shinzen Japanese Garden, and then stop by A Book Barn.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Fresno trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Luis Obispo to Fresno takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In May, Fresno is somewhat warmer than San Luis Obispo - with highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Clovis
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Fresno Chaffee Zoo ©
Fresno Chaffee Zoo
Woodward Park ©
Woodward Park
Shinzen Japanese Garden ©
Shinzen Japanese Garden

3
days
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, trek along Wawona Meadow, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Fresno to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Fresno in May, things will get much colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 21°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Napa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

2
days
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: relax in the rural setting at Benziger Family Winery and then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Napa vacation trip planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Napa in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with highs in Napa at 26°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Safari West, Benziger Family Winery, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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Safari West ©
Safari West
Benziger Family Winery
Benziger Family Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, catch a ride on Cable Cars, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco custom trip planner.

Getting from Napa to San Francisco by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. While traveling from Napa, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

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Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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