14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dusseldorf
train + Fly:  14​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + train:  13​h 30​min
End: Dusseldorf

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Getty Center The Publications and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Santa Monica Farmers Market and Third Street Promenade. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, browse the different shops at The Grove, and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Dusseldorf to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Dusseldorf in October, plan for much hotter days in Los Angeles, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Kids will enjoy La Jolla Cove and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. Popular historic sites such as Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, steep yourself in history at Mormon Battalion Historic Site, and admire the landmark architecture of Marston House Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read San Diego travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daytime highs in San Diego are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scenic Airlines. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then look for all kinds of wild species at Scenic Airlines. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and finally see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas custom trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Diego in November, with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Bakersfield online itinerary creator.

Getting from Las Vegas to Bakersfield by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum
California Fruit Depot ©
California Fruit Depot

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 8th (Wed), take a leisurely stroll along Old Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip builder.

Getting from Bakersfield to Monterey by car takes about 4 hours. November in Monterey sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 10th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and finally wander the streets of Union Square.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. November in San Francisco sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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