13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brussels
train + Fly:  15​h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Palm Desert
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Morro Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Big Sur
— 2 nights
bus:  45​min
6
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  14​h 45​min
End: Brussels

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland and then look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Brussels to Los Angeles. Traveling from Brussels in September, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Amoeba Music ©
Amoeba Music

2
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.
On the 3rd (Mon), kick back and relax at Black's Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park.

To see photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Desert.

Things to do in San Diego

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

1
night
Palm Desert

Palm Desert ©
Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, in the Coachella Valley, approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Palm Springs and 122 miles (196 km) east of Los Angeles. On the 5th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with El Paseo Shopping District and then play a few rounds at Toscana Country Club.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Palm Desert trip planner .

Drive from San Diego to Palm Desert in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for much hotter days in Palm Desert, with highs around 44°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can drive to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Palm Desert

#Golf, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Toscana Country Club
Highlights from your plan
Toscana Country Club ©
Toscana Country Club
El Paseo Shopping District ©
El Paseo Shopping District

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. On the 6th (Thu), view the masterpieces at Fiona Bleu Gallery, get great views at Anchor Memorial Park, then enjoy the sand and surf at Morro Strand State Beach, and finally kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Morro Bay trip planner .

Traveling by car from Palm Desert to Morro Bay takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Desert in September, things will get slightly colder in Morro Bay: highs are around 33°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Morro Bay

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Moonstone Beach
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Morro Strand State Beach ©
Morro Strand State Beach
Fiona Bleu Gallery ©
Fiona Bleu Gallery

2
nights
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 7th (Fri), enjoy the sea views from Point Sur State Historic Park, admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and then stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach. On your second day here, snap pictures at Bixby Bridge, then admire the majestic nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and finally trek along Partington Cove.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Big Sur online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Morro Bay to Big Sur by car takes about 3.5 hours. While traveling from Morro Bay, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Big Sur, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can take a bus to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Point Sur State Historic Park ©
Point Sur State Historic Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): make a trip to Cannery Row, then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey online trip planner .

Take a bus from Big Sur to Monterey in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

#Outdoors, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at China Beach and Fort Funston National Park. Visit Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers for their historical value. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Union Square, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco vacation builder site .

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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