16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Belfast
Fly:  23​h
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Groveland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Ontario
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Belfast

1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. On the 19th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Kern County Museum, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at California Area Living Museum (CALM), then experience rural life at Murray Family Farms, and finally see the interesting displays at Buck Owens' Crystal Palace.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Bakersfield trip itinerary tool .

Belfast, UK to Bakersfield is an approximately 23-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. While traveling from Belfast, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Bakersfield, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Bakersfield

#Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Murray Family Farms ©
Murray Family Farms
Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace ©
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

few
hours
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.
For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles vacation maker site .

Drive from Bakersfield to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Traveling from Bakersfield in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. You will leave for Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 20th (Thu), examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Museum of Western Film History
Highlights from your plan
Grant Grove ©
Grant Grove
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History

1
night
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are much colder (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Groveland.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

2
nights
Groveland

Groveland ©
Groveland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California. On the 23rd (Sun), explore the fascinating underground world of Moaning Cavern and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Rainbow Pool, admire the majestic nature at Columbia State Historic Park, and then indulge your taste buds at Columbia Candy Kitchen.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Groveland online vacation maker .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Groveland in 1.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with highs in Groveland at 35°C and lows at 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Groveland

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Columbia, Moaning Cavern, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Pool ©
Rainbow Pool
River Rafting & Tubing
Columbia State Historic Park ©
Columbia State Historic Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Tue), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): catch a ride on Cable Cars, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker app .

You can drive from Groveland to San Francisco in 3 hours. While traveling from Groveland, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
China Beach ©
China Beach
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Get outdoors at Point Lobos and 17-Mile Drive. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Asilomar State Beach and Carmel River State Beach. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Breakwater, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Monterey itinerary maker website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Monterey

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Breakwater ©
Breakwater

1
night
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. On the 30th (Sun), admire the architecture and history at Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa, take a leisurely stroll along Pismo Pier, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Butterfly Grove.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Pismo Beach planner .

You can drive from Monterey to Pismo Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Monterey in September, you will find days in Pismo Beach are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ontario.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa ©
Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
Pismo Pier ©
Pismo Pier

2
nights
Ontario

Ontario ©
Ontario is a city located in southwestern San Bernardino County, California, United States, east of downtown Los Angeles. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): admire the sheer force of Oak Canyon Nature Center, then make a trip to Anaheim Packing District, and then admire all the interesting features of Angel Stadium of Anaheim.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Ontario travel website .

You can drive from Pismo Beach to Ontario in 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Pismo Beach in September, with highs in Ontario at 38°C and lows at 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ontario

#Outdoors, #Trails, #Nature

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©
Angel Stadium of Anaheim ©
Angel Stadium of Anaheim

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