15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Big Sur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Cambria
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at VJB Cellars and Twin Peaks. Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Venture out of the city with trips to Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, hike along Lands End, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Sao Paulo to San Francisco. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument, VJB Cellars, Safari West
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

2
nights
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 8th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, then enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally take in the views from Bixby Bridge. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Limekiln State Park and then admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Big Sur trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Big Sur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park ©
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

3
nights
Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Moonstone Beach Dr and Piedras Blancas. Get some historical perspective at Hearst Castle and Nitt Witt Ridge. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Elephant Seal Rookery, stroll through Moonstone Beach, trek along Fiscalini Ranch Preserve, and kick back and relax at Sand Dollar Beach.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambria trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Cambria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Big Sur in July, you will find days in Cambria are much warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cambria

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

San Simeon, Sand Dollar Beach
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Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas

5
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some cultural insight at Mission San Juan Capistrano and Venice Canals Walkway. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to 26-Mile Bike Path and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Venture out of the city with trips to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach, and examine the collection at The Hollywood Museum.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip maker tool .

Getting from Cambria to Los Angeles by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. When traveling from Cambria in July, plan for little chillier days in Los Angeles, with highs around 33°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Crystal Cove, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove

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