13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montreal, Quebec
Fly:  9​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Laguna Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Beverly Hills
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
5
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  10​h
9
Hollywood
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h
End: Montreal, Quebec

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder site .

Montreal, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Los Angeles. Traveling from Montreal in September, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach ©
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): walk around Marina Park, walk around Crescent Bay Point Park, and then partake in some friendly competition at ClueHoo.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Laguna Beach trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Laguna Beach are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Parks Fun & Games Beaches

Side Trip

Marina Park
Highlights from your plan
Crescent Bay Point Park ©
Crescent Bay Point Park

1
night
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): cruise along Mulholland Drive, hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then examine the collection at The Wende Museum of the Cold War, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Beverly Hills day trip website .

Traveling by car from Laguna Beach to Beverly Hills takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. September in Beverly Hills sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Museums Shopping Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Santa Monica, The Wende Museum of the Cold War
Highlights from your plan
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Mulholland Drive ©
Mulholland Drive

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 9th (Mon), wander the streets of State Street Underpass and then savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara travel app .

Drive from Beverly Hills to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Beverly Hills in September, plan for little chillier nights in Santa Barbara, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Scenic Drive Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arriveĀ 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 10th (Tue): explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle, then get great views at Ragged Point Overlook, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Seal Rookery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Simeon day trip website .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to San Simeon takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in September, you will find days in San Simeon are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are slightly colder (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Simeon

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 11th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

Plan my trip to Monterey with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Monterey takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from San Simeon in September, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe ©
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): make a trip to Lombard Street, then take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Golden Gate Park and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel planner.

Getting from Monterey to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): make a trip to Olmsted Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then get great views at Washburn Point.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online trip maker .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hollywood.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
day
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
On the 16th (Mon), look for gifts at Wings Beachwear and then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Hollywood vacation website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Hollywood in 10 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car, flight, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Hollywood. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Hollywood are a bit warmer (37°C), and nights are much warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hollywood

Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Lock & Load Miami
Highlights from your plan
Wings Beachwear ©
Wings Beachwear

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