10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
Fly + train:  9​h 30​min
1
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
2
Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Sausalito
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Washington DC

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): make a trip to Anaheim Packing District. Here are some ideas for day two: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Anaheim online visit planner .

Washington DC to Anaheim is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Washington DC in October, things will get a bit warmer in Anaheim: highs are around 84°F and lows about 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Anaheim Packing District ©
Anaheim Packing District

2
nights
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, then make a trip to Fairy Tale Cottages of Hugh Comstock, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle from Anaheim to Santa Cruz in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and subway. In October, Santa Cruz is little chillier than Anaheim - with highs of 76°F and lows of 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Sausalito.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Carmel, Monterey
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Sausalito

Sausalito ©
Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California. On the 12th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, make a trip to Battery Spencer, then take some stellar pictures from Golden Gate View Point, and finally explore the striking landscape of Muir Woods National Monument.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sausalito journey planning site .

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Sausalito takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Sausalito can reach 73°F, while at night they dip to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sausalito

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Mill Valley, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Battery Spencer ©
Battery Spencer

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Sun), explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

San Francisco is just a stone's throw from Sausalito. October in San Francisco sees daily highs of 73°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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