15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Big Sur
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 1 night
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Trinidad
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 6 nights

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then stop by Monterey's Tasty Olive Bar. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): learn the secrets of beer at Monterey Bay Food Tours, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos, and then take in the pleasant sights at Carmel Beach Boardwalk.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planning website.

Los Angeles to Monterey is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Monterey hover around 65°F and lows are around 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Wineries · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours

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Point Lobos
4.9

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Andrew Molera State Park, then take in the views from Bixby Bridge, and finally get great views at Rocky Creek Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Partington Cove, then snap pictures at Big Creek Bridge, and finally admire the natural beauty at Hawthorne Gallery.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Big Sur online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Big Sur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Big Sur are 65°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches
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Hiking Trail
Partington Cove
4.9

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company, and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour builder tool.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 64°F in November, and nighttime lows around 51°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Trinidad.

Things to do in San Francisco

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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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Trinidad

Trinidad ©
Trinidad is a seaside city in Humboldt County, located on the Pacific Ocean 8mi north of the Arcata-Eureka Airport and 15mi north of the college town of Arcata. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Trinidad: Orick (Trillium Falls Hike, Fern Canyon, &more). Next up on the itinerary: do a tasting at Moonstone Crossing Winery Tasting Room, take in the waterfront at Trinidad Harbor, don't miss a visit to Trinidad Memorial and Memorial Lighthouse, and enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Trinidad route website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Trinidad in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Trinidad, with lows of 40°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

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Canyon
Fern Canyon
4.8

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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.
When in Redwood National Park, make a side trip to see Klamath National Forest in Forks of Salmon, approximately Forks of Salmon away. Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Redwood National Park. And it doesn't end there: take a peaceful walk through Tall Trees Grove, enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach, and trek along California Coastal Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Redwood National Park travel route planning tool.

Drive from Trinidad to Redwood National Park in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In December in Redwood National Park, expect temperatures between 55°F during the day and 40°F at night. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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World heritage site
Redwood National Park
4.8