10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Miami
Fly:  7​h
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Pacific Grove
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Glen Ellen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Miami

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday builder tool .

Miami to Los Angeles is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Los Angeles is little chillier than Miami - with highs of 84°F and lows of 66°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf and then get to know the resident critters at Santa Barbara Zoo.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach 76°F and lows reach 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Pacific Grove.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

4
nights
Pacific Grove

Pacific Grove ©
Pacific Grove is a coastal city in Monterey County, California in the United States. Pacific Grove is known for historic sites, nature, beaches, parks, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Point Lobos, walk around Lovers Point Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge, and immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach.

For photos and more tourist information, refer to the Pacific Grove itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Pacific Grove takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. When traveling from Santa Barbara in August, plan for little chillier days in Pacific Grove, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can go by car to Glen Ellen.

Things to do in Pacific Grove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

2
nights
Glen Ellen

Glen Ellen ©
Glen Ellen is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, USA. Glen Ellen is known for wineries, nature, museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: do a tasting at Benziger Family Winery, look for gifts at Wine Country Chocolates, admire all the interesting features of Jack London State Historic Park, and take in the exciting artwork at Imagery Estate Winery & Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Glen Ellen day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Pacific Grove to Glen Ellen takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a train. While traveling from Pacific Grove, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Glen Ellen, ranging from highs of 79°F to lows of 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Glen Ellen

Wineries Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Benziger Family Winery ©
Benziger Family Winery
Jack London State Historic Park ©
Jack London State Historic Park
Glen Ellen Village Market ©
Glen Ellen Village Market

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Glen Ellen to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and subway; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Glen Ellen in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 73°F, while lows dip to 59°F. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.
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Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street

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