10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Mexico City
+2
Fly + Bus + Tram:  6 h 30 min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
3
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
4
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: Mexico City

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Black's Beach and Children's Pool. There's more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

For other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Mexico City, Mexico to San Diego is an approximately 7-hour combination of flight, bus, and tram. You can also fly; or drive. Traveling from Mexico City to San Diego, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Mexico City in April, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Santa Monica Place, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Montana Avenue, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and finally look for gifts at Bergamot Station.

Before you visit Santa Monica, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Anaheim to Santa Monica in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Anaheim, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Two Rodeo Drive, Manhattan Beach
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Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey online tour itinerary maker.

You can fly from Santa Monica to Monterey in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in April, things will get slightly colder in Monterey: highs are around 20°C and lows about 10°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge ©

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and browse the different shops at Ghirardelli Square.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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