12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Morro Bay
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights

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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Midway Museum and Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. Visiting La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve will get you outdoors. Spend the 15th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, take a leisurely stroll along Embarcadero, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego vacation site.

Houston to San Diego is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to San Diego is minus 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Houston in July, with highs in San Diego at 77°F and lows at 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
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.
Visiting Santa Monica Bay and Venice Beach and Boardwalk will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 83°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can drive to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Bay
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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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. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock, get a taste of the local shopping with Fiona Bleu Gallery, then identify plant and animal life at Morro Bay National Estuary, and finally examine the collection at Morro Bay State Park.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Morro Bay trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Morro Bay takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect little chillier with lows of 56°F in Morro Bay. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Nature · Parks · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Morro Bay National Estuary ©
Morro Bay National Estuary
Morro Bay State Park ©
Morro Bay State Park

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 24th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, make a trip to Cannery Row, and then kick back and relax at Breakwater.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Monterey trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Morro Bay to Monterey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Morro Bay in July, you will find days in Monterey are a bit cooler (69°F), and nights are about the same (55°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Breakwater ©
Breakwater
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Thu), make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July, daytime highs in San Francisco are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 57°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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