10 days in United States Itinerary

10 days in United States Itinerary

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10 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  15​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Palm Desert
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Morro Bay
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Brussels

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 1st (Sat): stop by Hollywood & Highland and then stop by Amoeba Music. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then stop by Bergamot Station, and finally look for gifts at Whimsic Alley.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Brussels, Belgium to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 9 hours. In September, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Brussels - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Tue), kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mission Beach Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego road trip planning tool .

You can 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 September, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Palm Desert.

Things to do in San Diego

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

1
night
Palm Desert

Palm Desert ©
Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, in the Coachella Valley, approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Palm Springs and 122 miles (196 km) east of Los Angeles. On the 5th (Wed), play a few rounds at Palm Royale Country Club and then tee off at Toscana Country Club.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Palm Desert day trip planning website .

Drive from San Diego to Palm Desert in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for much warmer days in Palm Desert, with highs around 44°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Palm Desert

#Golf, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Toscana Country Club, Palm Royale Country Club
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Toscana Country Club ©
Toscana Country Club
Palm Royale Country Club ©
Palm Royale Country Club

1
day
Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. On the 6th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Fiona Bleu Gallery, then admire all the interesting features of Anchor Memorial Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Morro Strand State Beach, and finally stroll through Moonstone Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Morro Bay online day trip planner .

You can drive from Palm Desert to Morro Bay in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Desert in September, things will get little chillier in Morro Bay: highs are around 33°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Morro Bay

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Moonstone Beach
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Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Morro Strand State Beach ©
Morro Strand State Beach
Fiona Bleu Gallery ©
Fiona Bleu Gallery

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 7th (Fri), immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos and then kick back and relax at Breakwater.

For photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Monterey online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Morro Bay to Monterey takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Morro Bay in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

#Beaches, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Breakwater ©
Breakwater

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach, and then wander the streets of Union Square.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder website .

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers

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