16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Oceanside
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
4
Honolulu
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale


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.
Head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Hollywood & Highlandfor plenty of shopping. Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, look for gifts at The Original Farmers Market, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September, Los Angeles is a bit cooler at night with lows of 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Oceanside.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
night
Oceanside

Oceanside ©
Oceanside is a coastal city located on California's South Coast. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): wander the streets of Carlsbad Village, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carlsbad State Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Oceanside trip itinerary app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Oceanside by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in September, with highs in Oceanside at 77°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Oceanside

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Carlsbad
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South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Carlsbad Village ©
Carlsbad Village
Oceanside Pier ©
Oceanside Pier

4
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.
Visiting San Diego Zoo and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve will get you outdoors. USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, stroll through Children's Pool, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Oceanside to San Diego takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Oceanside in September since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

6
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head State Monument. Head to Polynesian Cultural Center and Ala Moana Centerfor plenty of shopping. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). And it doesn't end there: pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To find maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu planning app .

Fly from San Diego to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Diego in September; daily highs in Honolulu reach 88°F and lows reach 76°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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