13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Tel Aviv
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Davis
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Mariposa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Mariposa
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Solvang
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
San Simeon
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
9
Monterey
— Few hours
Drive:  15​min
10
Seaside
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
11
Santa Cruz
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Davis

5
nights
Davis

Davis ©
Davis formerly Davisville is a city in the U.S. Visiting Cosumnes River Preserve and Clear Lake State Park will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Davis: Clear Lake (in Clearlake), Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge (in Willows) and Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center (in Fairfield). And it doesn't end there: trek along Davis Greenbelt, admire the natural beauty at Haagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, take in the exciting artwork at The Artery, and stroll around Lagoon Valley/Pena Adobe Regional Park.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Davis trip planner .

Tel Aviv, Israel to Davis is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 10 hours traveling from Tel Aviv to Davis. Traveling from Tel Aviv in May, Davis is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mariposa.

Things to do in Davis

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Vacaville, Clear Lake State Park, Travis Air Force Base Heritage Center, Cosumnes River Preserve, Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge
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Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge ©
Cosumnes River Preserve ©
Cosumnes River Preserve
Clear Lake State Park ©
Clear Lake State Park

1
night
Mariposa

Mariposa ©
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Butterfly Creek Winery & Vineyards, take an in-depth tour of Mariposa Museum and History Center, then stop by Casto Oaks Fine Wine and Arts, and finally steep yourself in history at Mariposa County's Old Stone Jail.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Mariposa trip planner .

Traveling by car from Davis to Mariposa takes 3 hours. In May in Mariposa, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mariposa

Historic Sites Wineries Museums
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Creek Winery & Vineyards ©
Mariposa Museum and History Center ©
Casto Oaks Fine Wine and Arts ©
Casto Oaks Fine Wine and Arts

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center and then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park sightseeing site .

Explore your travel options from Mariposa to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Traveling from Mariposa in May, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 1°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mariposa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center ©

1
night
Mariposa

Mariposa
For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mariposa trip builder website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Mariposa. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Mariposa: highs are around 33°C and lows about 14°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 10th (Fri).

Things to do in Mariposa

Outdoors Parks Nature

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Mariposa to Los Angeles with the Route module. Traveling from Mariposa in May, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Solvang.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica State Beach, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

few
hours
Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Solvang trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Solvang in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 10°C in Solvang. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Solvang

Wineries

Side Trip

Sunstone Vineyards & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery ©
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery

1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Monarch Butterfly Grove, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Luis Obispo holiday planning app .

You can drive from Solvang to San Luis Obispo in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in San Luis Obispo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Simeon.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Monarch Butterfly Grove, Morro Rock, Speed Boats Tours
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Speed Boats Tours
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock

few
hours
San Simeon

San Simeon
When you arrive 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.
To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Simeon trip tool .

You can drive from San Luis Obispo to San Simeon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Luis Obispo in May: highs in San Simeon hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 10°C. On the 13th (Mon), you'll travel to Monterey.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Outdoors Nature

few
hours
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Monterey trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Simeon to Monterey in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from San Simeon in May, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. You'll set off for Seaside on the 13th (Mon).

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Seaside

Seaside
Seaside is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, with a population of 33,025 as of the 2010 census. To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Seaside vacation planner.

Seaside is very close to Monterey. In May in Seaside, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Seaside

Outdoors Parks Tours

few
hours
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
To find other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz day trip planning tool .

Drive from Seaside to Santa Cruz in an hour. In May, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

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