11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
St. Helena
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Truckee
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: London

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco journey maker app .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Traveling from London in May, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
St. Helena

The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market, explore and take pictures at Sonoma Plaza, then don't miss a visit to Sonoma Barracks, then learn about winemaking at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the St. Helena day trip app .

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: highs in St. Helena hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Truckee.

Things to do in St. Helena

Tours Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Napa, Sonoma, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
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Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza
Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market

1
night
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): explore the galleries of Donner Memorial State Park and Emigrant Trail Museum, admire all the interesting features of Truckee River Legacy Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Truckee Bike Park.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Truckee holiday tool .

You can drive from St. Helena to Truckee in 3 hours. Traveling from St. Helena in May, things will get a bit cooler in Truckee: highs are around 19°C and lows about 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks Outdoors Trails
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1
night
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 23rd (Thu), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a sense of history and politics at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Santa Barbara Zoo, and finally take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara road trip app .

Explore your travel options from Truckee to Santa Barbara with the Route module. Traveling from Truckee in May, you will find days in Santa Barbara are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are warmer (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

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