12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  4​h
1
Truckee
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
2
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
West Hollywood
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: San Francisco

2
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 28th (Thu), snap pictures at Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge and then ski along the peaceful trails at Eagle Ridge Snowmobile Outfitters. On the next day, stroll through Northstar California.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Truckee trip planner .

San Francisco to Truckee is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in March: highs in Truckee hover around 50°F, while lows dip to 23°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Squaw Valley Ski Area
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Northstar California ©
Northstar California

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Have a day of magic on the 31st (Sun) at Disneyland Park. Have a day of magic on the 1st (Mon) at Disney California Adventure Park. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Downtown Disney, get your game on at The VOID, wander the streets of Little Arabia District, and don't miss a visit to Anaheim Packing District.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Truckee to Anaheim. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Truckee in March, with highs in Anaheim at 75°F and lows at 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Neighborhoods Fun & Games
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

4
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.
Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and explore and take pictures at Staples Center.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning website .

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. In April, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Ocean Park Ranch, then wander the streets of Montana Avenue, then wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, and finally look for gifts at Fred Segal.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read West Hollywood trip planner.

West Hollywood is just a short distance from Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for a bit cooler days in West Hollywood, with highs around 70°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Simeon.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive
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Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
Fred Segal ©
Fred Segal
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Moonstone Beach Dr, stroll through Moonstone Beach, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Seal Rookery.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Simeon trip planner .

Traveling by car from West Hollywood to San Simeon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from West Hollywood, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in San Simeon, ranging from highs of 78°F to lows of 43°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in San Simeon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cambria
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Moonstone Beach Dr ©
Moonstone Beach Dr
Elephant Seal Rookery ©
Elephant Seal Rookery
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach

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