14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Mexico City
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Anaheim
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Mexico City

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then stroll through San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planner .

Mexico City, Mexico to San Diego is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Mexico City to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Mexico City in July, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach, then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a leisurely stroll along San Clemente Pier.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim journey app .

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 35°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Newport Beach, Wine Tours & Tastings, San Clemente Pier, Victoria Beach
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. On the next day, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Bay, shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, then get curious at California Science Center, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. In July, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
California Science Center ©
California Science Center

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to California Academy of Sciences and Japanese Tea Garden. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Palo Alto (Stanford University & Stanford Memorial Church) and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk (in Santa Cruz). And it doesn't end there: walk around Golden Gate Park, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, and admire all the interesting features of Oracle Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In July, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Palo Alto, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
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Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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