13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 6 nights
2
San Jose
— 1 night
3
Morro Bay
— 1 night
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
5
Los Angeles
— 1 night
6
Laguna Beach
— 1 night

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Stinson Beach and The Marine Mammal Center. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mavericks and Miramar Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Sonoma (Cornerstone Sonoma & Sonoma Valley), VJB Cellars (in Kenwood) and St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards). There's much more to do: take in the exciting artwork at Patrick Amiot, do a tasting at Dry Creek Vineyard, get a taste of the local shopping with Rodney Lough Jr. San Francisco Gallery, and meet the residents at Aquarium of the Bay.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco day trip website.

Mexico City, Mexico to San Francisco is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and tram. The time zone difference when traveling from Mexico City to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay, Sonoma, St. Helena, Healdsburg, Patrick Amiot
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Stinson Beach ©
Stinson Beach
Mavericks ©
Mavericks
The Marine Mammal Center ©
The Marine Mammal Center

1
night
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): learn about winemaking at J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines and then make a trip to Sikh Gurdwara.

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Drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a subway. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Jose: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Morro Bay.

Things to do in San Jose

Wineries
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J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines ©
J. Lohr Vineyards & Wines
Sikh Gurdwara ©
Sikh Gurdwara

1
night
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 12th (Mon): walk around Bayshore Bluffs Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Morro Bay National Estuary, thenlook for gifts at The Shell Shop, thenget great views at Anchor Memorial Park, and finally view the masterpieces at Fiona Bleu Gallery.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Morro Bay day trip app.

Drive from San Jose to Morro Bay in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Morro Bay National Estuary ©
Morro Bay National Estuary
Bayshore Bluffs Park ©
Bayshore Bluffs Park
The Shell Shop ©
The Shell Shop

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Family Preserve, thenlook for gifts at Chocolate Maya, and finally hunt for treasures at Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Barbara holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Morro Bay to Santa Barbara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Santa Barbara Orchid Estate ©
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve
Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market ©
Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, thenhave some family-friendly fun at iFLY Hollywood, and then don't miss a visit to Hollywood Bowl Overlook.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip tool.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in August, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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iFLY Hollywood ©
iFLY Hollywood
Hollywood Bowl Overlook ©
Hollywood Bowl Overlook
Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park ©

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 15th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Virga Gallery, thenbrowse the different shops at The Shops At Mission Viejo, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Victoria Beach, and finally look for gifts at Buy Hand.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Laguna Beach tour planning tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Laguna Beach in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. August in Laguna Beach sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Shopping Museums Beaches

Side Trip

The Shops At Mission Viejo
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The Shops At Mission Viejo ©
The Shops At Mission Viejo
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach
Buy Hand ©
Buy Hand

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