15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Exeter
train + Fly:  16​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  16​h
End: Exeter

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellers. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and San Gregorio State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa) and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach). There's more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

Exeter, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Exeter to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. April in San Francisco sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

San Gregorio State Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): steep yourself in history at Cannery Row, then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, and finally kick back and relax at Point Lobos. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): take in the waterfront at Old Fisherman's Wharf and then kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Monterey, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In May in Monterey, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): enjoy breathtaking views from Santa Barbara County Courthouse, don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara, then look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate, and finally take a stroll through State Street.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara holiday website .

You can drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. When traveling from Monterey in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate ©
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara County Courthouse ©
Santa Barbara County Courthouse

4
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.
Do your shopping at Amoeba Music and Montana Avenue. Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Third Street Promenade). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oak Canyon Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Park. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, make a trip to Chapel of the Flowers, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip site .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

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

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