15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Burney
— 1 night
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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Santa Monica
— 1 day
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Malibu
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll around Golden Gate Park, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then see where the action happens at Oracle Park.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker site.

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to San Francisco. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 2nd (Tue), hike along Redwood National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Redwood National Park trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Redwood National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Redwood National Park hover around 64°F and lows are around 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Burney.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors · Trails · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

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Burney

Burney
Burney is an unincorporated town and census-designated place (CDP) in Shasta County, California, United States. On the 3rd (Wed), view the masterpieces at Large Junk Art Sculptures and then admire the majestic nature at McArthur-Burney Falls Memorial State Park.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Burney trip planner.

You can drive from Redwood National Park to Burney in 5 hours. When traveling from Redwood National Park in July, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Burney: temperatures range from 101°F by day to 68°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Burney

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

Side Trip

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 4th (Thu), contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park, steep yourself in history at Vikingsholm, and then kick back and relax at Pope Beach.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe online road trip planner.

Drive from Burney to South Lake Tahoe in 4 hours. While traveling from Burney, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in South Lake Tahoe, ranging from highs of 82°F to lows of 46°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach

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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.
On the 5th (Fri), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park route planner.

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 83°F, while at night they dip to 46°F. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Big Sur.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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Big Sur

Big Sur

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sur driving holiday site.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July: highs in Big Sur hover around 69°F, while lows dip to 55°F. On the 7th (Sun), you'll travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Wineries

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

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

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Santa Monica takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Big Sur in July: high temperatures in Santa Monica hover around 76°F and lows are around 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Malibu is known for wineries, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: immerse yourself in nature at Point Dume State Beach and Preserve, walk around Malibu Bluffs Park, explore the world behind art at Frederick Weisman Museum of Art, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Malibu online route planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Malibu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Malibu can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Point Dume State Beach and Preserve ©
Point Dume State Beach and Preserve
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

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 (Wed): don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Malibu to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. When traveling from Malibu in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 83°F by day to 66°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, then appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Belching Beaver North Park. Keep things going the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego.

Before you visit San Diego, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 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 77°F to lows of 68°F. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Museums · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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