16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Diego
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
2
Big Sur
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Bend
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Ontario
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
End: San Diego

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. On the next day, see where the action happens at Petco Park and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego visit site .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Diego. In September, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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nights
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Relax by the water at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Pfeiffer State Beach. Get in touch with nature at McWay Falls and Big Sur. Step out of Big Sur with an excursion to Marina State Beach in Marina--about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Partington Cove, view the masterpieces at Hawthorne Gallery, and immerse yourself in nature at Limekiln State Park.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Big Sur trip itinerary app .

Getting from San Diego to Big Sur by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Diego in September; daily highs in Big Sur reach 72°F and lows reach 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Big Sur

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Marina State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

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nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Redwood National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Big Lagoon County Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hammond Trail, and then take in the waterfront at Trinidad Harbor.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Redwood National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Big Sur to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Big Sur in September, expect Redwood National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 66°F and 50°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Bend.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trips

Trinidad, Hammond Trail
Highlights from your plan
Trinidad Harbor ©
Trinidad Harbor

2
nights
Bend

Bend ©
An old logging town at the crux of the high desert and ponderosa pine forest, Bend melds a love of the outdoors with cosmopolitan flair.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): take a stroll through City of Sisters and then learn more about the world around you at High Desert Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Hosmer Lake and then contemplate the waterfront views at Todd Lake.

For maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Bend day trip planning tool .

Getting from Redwood National Park to Bend by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly. When traveling from Redwood National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Bend, with highs around 73°F, while nights are little chillier with lows around 44°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Ontario.

Things to do in Bend

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

City of Sisters
Highlights from your plan
High Desert Museum ©
High Desert Museum
Todd Lake ©
Todd Lake
Hosmer Lake ©
Hosmer Lake

few
hours
Ontario

Ontario ©
Ontario is the largest city in Malheur County, Oregon, United States. On the 29th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Ontario tour planning website .

You can drive from Bend to Ontario in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Bend in September; daily highs in Ontario reach 80°F and lows reach 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Ontario

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
Four Rivers Cultural Center & Museum ©

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nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with Park City Main Street Historic District and then explore the stunning scenery at Millcreek Canyon. On your second day here, look for gifts at Harmons City Creek, then make a trip to Temple Square, and then take in breathtaking views at City Creek Canyon.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ontario to Salt Lake City. Traveling from Ontario in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 58°F in Salt Lake City. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Park City Main Street Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Millcreek Canyon ©
Millcreek Canyon
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Harmons City Creek ©
Harmons City Creek

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Paris Las Vegas. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. There's more to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

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Getting from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Salt Lake City - with highs of 82°F and lows of 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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