13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Santa Barbara
— Few hours
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Pismo Beach
— 1 night
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Carmel Valley
— 1 night
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Carmel
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Standard Downtown, Grand Central Market, Griffith Observatory, and other attractions you added. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at LA Farmers' Market and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary website.

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. In May, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. You'll set off for Santa Barbara on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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Santa Barbara

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take a stroll through State Street Underpass.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Santa Barbara, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

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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. To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Pismo Beach online day trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Pismo Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. May in Pismo Beach sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. On the 13th (Sun), you'll travel to Carmel Valley.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks

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Carmel Valley

Carmel Valley ©
Carmel Valley Village is a census-designated place in Monterey County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): tee off at Carmel Valley Ranch.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Carmel Valley trip itinerary website.

Drive from Pismo Beach to Carmel Valley in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Pismo Beach in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Carmel Valley: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 12°C at night. You'll set off for Carmel on the 14th (Mon).

Things to do in Carmel Valley

Golf · Outdoors

Side Trip

Carmel Valley Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Carmel Valley Ranch ©
Carmel Valley Ranch

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 14th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at Lovers Point and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop. On the next day, visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse, then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Carmel Mission.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip itinerary maker site.

Carmel is just a short distance from Carmel Valley. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in May, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop
Point Pinos Lighthouse ©
Point Pinos Lighthouse

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at California State Railroad Museum and Castello di Amorosa. Cable Car Museum and Old Sacramento Waterfront will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Helena (V. Sattui Winery & Pride Mountain Vineyards), Limantour Beach (in Point Reyes National Seashore) and Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay). It doesn't end there: stroll through Johnson's Beach and enjoy the sand and surf at Drakes Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. You will leave for home on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sacramento, St. Helena, Drakes Beach, Castello di Amorosa, Limantour Beach
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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