12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Pierre
Fly:  6​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Santa Maria
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
Pismo Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  8​h
4
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
End: Pierre

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fisherman's Wharf as well as Golden Gate Park. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stroll through Golden Gate Park.

Plan trip to San Francisco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Pierre to San Francisco is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Pierre, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 71°F to lows of 55°F. On the 12th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

1
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Santa Maria

Santa Maria
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. Planning Santa Maria trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Santa Maria by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. In June, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Outdoors Wineries Parks

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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. You've now added Central Coast Sailing Charters to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Central Coast Sailing Charters.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Pismo Beach trip itinerary maker website .

Pismo Beach is just a stone's throw from Santa Maria. In June, plan for daily highs up to 78°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to San Diego.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Central Coast Sailing and Avila Beach Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo, LEGOLAND California, Mission Beach Park, and other attractions you added. Kids will appreciate attractions like Balboa Park and La Jolla Cove. There's much more to do: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, indulge your taste buds at Niederfrank's, and explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Pismo Beach to San Diego in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Pismo Beach in June, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (73°F), and nights are a bit warmer (64°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trip

LEGOLAND California
Highlights from your plan
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 18th (Mon), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim trip maker website .

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 80°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning website .

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. In June, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 62°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 41°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 85°F. You'll set off for Williams on the 20th (Wed).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
Williams

Williams
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
To see photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Williams journey planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Williams in 1.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Williams, ranging from highs of 80°F to lows of 48°F. On the 21st (Thu), you're off toPhoenix.

Things to do in Williams

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Encanto Park has been added to your itinerary. On the 21st (Thu), stroll through Encanto Park.

Plan my day in Phoenix using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Williams to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Williams in June; daily highs in Phoenix reach 106°F and lows reach 80°F. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Fri).

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Encanto Park ©
Encanto Park

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