10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  6​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Atlanta

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Union Square, Chinatown, SoMa, and other attractions. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, approximately 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder .

Atlanta to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Atlanta in June, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 71°F and lows about 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, then trek along Partington Cove, then admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Big Sur online trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Big Sur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Big Sur: temperatures range from 68°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Monarch Grove Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

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.
Laguna Beach has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): kick back and relax at Laguna Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally stroll through Zuma Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and then kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach.

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Traveling by car from Big Sur to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, flight, and train. Traveling from Big Sur in July, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 83°F and lows about 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Manhattan Beach, Zuma Beach
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
You've now added Children's Pool to your itinerary. On the 5th (Thu), kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Point Loma.

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Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 77°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Point Loma ©
Point Loma
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

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