13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly + bus:  20​h 30​min
1
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Hollywood
— 1 night
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Abu Dhabi

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip itinerary planner.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Santa Monica is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Abu Dhabi to Santa Monica is minus 12 hours. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in December, expect Santa Monica to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Santa Monica

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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium ©
Santa Monica Pier Aquarium

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Soarin' Around The World. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park, have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, catch some excitement at Star Wars Launch Bay, and laugh and play at Downtown Disney.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Anaheim online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Santa Monica to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of tram and train. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

4
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.
Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park will thrill your kids. Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, stroll through Children's Pool, and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

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You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December in San Diego, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hollywood.

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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

1
night
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 26th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and then take a stroll through Lincoln Road. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with JP Outfitters Inc. and then kick back and relax at Hollywood Beach.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Hollywood itinerary app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Hollywood in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, tram, and train; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to Hollywood due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in December: high temperatures in Hollywood hover around 31°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hollywood

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
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JP Outfitters Inc. ©
JP Outfitters Inc.
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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