15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly:  8​h
1
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Montreal

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then stroll around La Jolla Cove.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Montreal, Canada to San Diego is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to San Diego due to the time zone difference. In July in San Diego, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On your second day here, make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip planner .

You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect nights in Anaheim to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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.
Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach for some beach relaxation. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Pack the 10th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planning website .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. In July, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip site .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in July, with highs in Santa Barbara at 28°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Margerum Wine Company ©
Margerum Wine Company

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, then explore the activities along Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Santa Barbara to Yosemite National Park in 6.5 hours. When traveling from Santa Barbara in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail ©
Mirror Lake/Meadow Trail

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fisherman's Wharf. On the 17th (Wed), take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

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

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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