10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Julian
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like VJB Cellars and Oxbow Public Market. Golden Gate Bridge and Grace Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker website .

Singapore, Singapore to San Francisco is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to San Francisco is minus 16 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Singapore in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Oxbow Public Market, VJB Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, then kick back and relax at Coronado Beach, and then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park, appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Diego planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 20°C in San Diego. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Julian.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Coronado Beach ©
Coronado Beach
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©

1
night
Julian

Julian ©
Julian is a census-designated place (CDP) in San Diego County, California, in the United States. On the 20th (Sun), pick up a one of a kind souvenir at The Warm Hearth, immerse yourself in nature at Stonewall Peak Trail, and then immerse yourself in nature at Cuyamaca Rancho State Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Julian trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from San Diego to Julian in 1.5 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Julian when traveling from San Diego in October, with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Julian

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Descanso
Highlights from your plan
Stonewall Peak Trail ©
Stonewall Peak Trail
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park ©
Cuyamaca Rancho State Park
The Warm Hearth ©
The Warm Hearth

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. On the 21st (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Indian Canyons, take a stroll through El Paseo Shopping District, and then take an in-depth tour of Palm Springs Air Museum.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Palm Springs road trip site .

Traveling by car from Julian to Palm Springs takes 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Julian in October: high temperatures in Palm Springs hover around 39°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

El Paseo Shopping District
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum

2
nights
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 22nd (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and finally browse the different shops at The Grove.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. On the 23rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market

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