20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
2
Beverly Hills
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Santa Monica
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
5
Malibu
— Few hours
+3
bus + foot + bus + Fly:  6​h
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
10
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
11
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
13
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Warsaw

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then examine the collection at The Hollywood Museum, and then make a trip to Melrose Avenue.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip builder .

Warsaw, Poland to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 9 hours traveling from Warsaw to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Warsaw in November, you will find days in Los Angeles are much warmer (28°C), and nights are a bit warmer (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Melrose Avenue
Highlights from your plan
The Hollywood Museum ©
The Hollywood Museum
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

few
hours
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Mulholland Drive, then stroll around Beverly Gardens Park, then take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, and finally contemplate the long history of Greystone Mansion and Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Beverly Hills online itinerary builder .

Beverly Hills is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Shopping Neighborhoods Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Greystone Mansion and Park ©
Greystone Mansion and Park
Mulholland Drive ©
Mulholland Drive

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nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 17th (Sun), examine the collection at The Getty Center, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and then explore the fascinating landscape at The Huntington Desert Garden. On the next day, appreciate the history behind Korean Bell of Friendship and then immerse yourself in nature at Crystal Cove.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel route app .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Beverly Hills. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Nature Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Crystal Cove, The Huntington Desert Garden
Highlights from your plan
The Huntington Desert Garden ©
The Huntington Desert Garden
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

few
hours
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
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.
On the 19th (Tue), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Santa Monica Mountains.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Santa Monica route maker site .

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Nature Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

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hours
Malibu

Malibu
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Malibu vacation builder .

Drive from Santa Monica to Malibu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Malibu are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 19th (Tue).

Things to do in Malibu

Outdoors Parks Tours

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Malibu to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Malibu in November, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 20°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. On the 21st (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Wawona day trip site .

You can drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in November, plan for slightly colder nights in Wawona, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. On the 23rd (Sat), walk around Mono Lake County Park.

Find out how to plan Mammoth Lakes trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Wawona to Mammoth Lakes by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Wawona in November: highs in Mammoth Lakes hover around 14°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mono Lake County Park
Highlights from your plan
Mono Lake County Park ©
Mono Lake County Park

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nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Castle Rock Trail 1W03 and Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like GRAMMY Museum and Annenberg Space for Photography. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve in Huntington Beach--about 52 minutes away. Explore Los Angeles further: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planning site .

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in November, expect Los Angeles to be much hotter, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve, Castle Rock Trail 1W03
Highlights from your plan
Runyon Canyon Park ©
Runyon Canyon Park
GRAMMY Museum ©
GRAMMY Museum
Castle Rock Trail 1W03 ©
Castle Rock Trail 1W03

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night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park road trip planning app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and car. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 22°C and lows reach 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Thu) before leaving for Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

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nights
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 29th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Split Rock, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Boy Scout Trail, and then contemplate the long history of Keys Ranch. On the 30th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's extreme beauty at Cottonwood Spring Oasis, then take in the dramatic natural features at Wonderland of Rocks, and then make a trip to Arch Rock.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park sightseeing planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In November, daytime highs in Joshua Tree National Park are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Wonderland of Rocks ©
Wonderland of Rocks
Cottonwood Spring Oasis ©
Cottonwood Spring Oasis
Keys Ranch ©
Keys Ranch

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): trek along Palm Springs Museum Trail, trek along Indian Canyons Hiking Trails, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tennis Club District.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Palm Springs trip builder .

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Palm Springs in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in November, expect Palm Springs to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tennis Club District ©
Tennis Club District

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Hollywood, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip website .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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