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
plane:  8​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Malibu
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
4
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Big Sur
— 1 night
drive:  5​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Napa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Healdsburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
End: Washington DC

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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 21st (Thu): stroll around La Jolla Cove.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read San Diego route maker website .

Washington DC to San Diego is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in November; daily highs in San Diego reach 73°F and lows reach 57°F. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder website .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 55°F. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Malibu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in the waterfront at Malibu Pier.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Malibu road trip app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Malibu in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Malibu can reach 72°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Pismo Beach.
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Malibu Pier ©
Malibu Pier

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Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Pismo Beach day trip site .

You can drive from Malibu to Pismo Beach in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. Traveling from Malibu in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Pismo Beach, with lows of 48°F. You will leave for Big Sur on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wineries Outdoors Parks

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and then make a trip to Rocky Creek Bridge.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Big Sur trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Pismo Beach to Big Sur in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Pismo Beach in November: highs in Big Sur hover around 65°F, while lows dip to 47°F. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Rocky Creek Bridge ©
Rocky Creek Bridge

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mariposa Grove.

Start your trip to Yosemite National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Big Sur to Yosemite National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Big Sur in November, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (54°F), and nights are much colder (19°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Napa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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Napa

Napa
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Napa online attractions planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Napa by combination of car, flight, subway, and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: highs in Napa hover around 66°F, while lows dip to 41°F. You'll set off for Healdsburg on the 26th (Tue).

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Parks Tours

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Healdsburg

Healdsburg
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Healdsburg trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Napa to Healdsburg by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daily temperatures in Healdsburg can reach 67°F, while at night they dip to 41°F. You will leave for San Francisco on the 28th (Thu).

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Tours Parks

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San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by car from Healdsburg to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Healdsburg in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 51°F in San Francisco. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

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