10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Big Sur
— 1 night
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
4
San Diego
— 2 nights

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Union Square, Chinatown, SoMa, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of San Francisco to go to Moss Beach and see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel tool.

Atlanta to San Francisco is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Atlanta to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Atlanta in June, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between °F and °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 Wineries Tours

Side Trip

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

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): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, thentrek along Partington Cove, thentake in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Big Sur journey planning app.

Drive from San Francisco to Big Sur in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in July, and nighttime lows around °F. 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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, thensee the interesting displays at The Getty Center, thentake in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Zuma Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach.

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You can drive from Big Sur to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Big Sur in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Zuma Beach, Manhattan Beach, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Children's Pool has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): stroll through Children's Pool and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Point Loma.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip maker.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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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