14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Houston
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
San Luis Obispo
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Houston

3
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.
Point Loma and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and USS Midway Museum. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse, and take in the waterfront at Seaport Village.

Make your San Diego itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Houston to San Diego is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston to San Diego, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February in San Diego, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Point Loma ©
Point Loma

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.
To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Santa Barbara online trip maker .

You can drive from San Diego to Santa Barbara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in February, Santa Barbara is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Shopping Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve

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nights
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Get a sense of the local culture at Point San Luis Lighthouse and Adelaida Vineyards & Winery. Discover out-of-the-way places like Monarch Butterfly Grove and Cambria Nursery and Florist. Get out of town with these interesting San Luis Obispo side-trips: Templeton (Turley Cellars & Peachy Canyon Winery) and Paso Robles (Halter Ranch Vineyard & Niner Wine Estates).

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Luis Obispo trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to San Luis Obispo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In February, daytime highs in San Luis Obispo are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Paso Robles, Templeton, Monarch Butterfly Grove, Cambria Nursery and Florist, Point San Luis Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Point San Luis Lighthouse ©
Point San Luis Lighthouse
Halter Ranch Vineyard ©
Halter Ranch Vineyard

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Plan my day in Monterey using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from San Luis Obispo to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Luis Obispo in February: highs in Monterey hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Carmel Mission ©
Carmel Mission

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Castello di Amorosa and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like California State Railroad Museum and Cable Car Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail (in Bodega Bay) and Old Sacramento (in Sacramento). There's more to do: get curious at Exploratorium and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary website .

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Sacramento, Castello di Amorosa, Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
California State Railroad Museum ©
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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