16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— Few hours
Train
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San Luis Obispo
— 2 nights
Drive
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Big Sur
— 2 nights
Drive
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Monterey
— 1 night
Drive
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San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Train
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Las Vegas
— Few hours
Drive
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Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 1 night
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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website.

Pittsburgh to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Pittsburgh to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Pittsburgh in December, you will find days in Los Angeles are warmer (69°F), and nights are somewhat warmer (49°F). On the 22nd (Sun), you're off to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes Monarch Butterfly Grove, Sunset Drive-In Theatre and Steve's ATV Rentals.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Luis Obispo itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 42°F in San Luis Obispo. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Big Sur.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nightlife

Side Trips

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Big Sur

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the sheer force of McWay Falls and then get great views at Ragged Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Rocky Creek Bridge, immerse yourself in nature at Point Sur State Historic Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally stroll through Partington Cove.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Big Sur trip itinerary tool.

Drive from San Luis Obispo to Big Sur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Luis Obispo in December: highs in Big Sur hover around 62°F, while lows dip to 43°F. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes 17-Mile Drive. On the 26th (Thu), kick back and relax at Lovers Point, enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, and then visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse. On the next day, stroll through Scenic Road Walkway, then cruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Monterey trip website.

You can drive from Big Sur to Monterey in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December in Monterey, expect temperatures between 62°F during the day and 43°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Beaches

Side Trips

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San Luis Obispo

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Luis Obispo tour itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Luis Obispo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for San Diego.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fashion Valley as well as Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Shores Park and Windansea Beach. Discover out-of-the-way places like Lions, Tigers & Bears and Pacific Beach. Step out of San Diego to go to Borrego Springs and see Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Coronado Beach and pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego online journey builder.

Traveling by train from San Luis Obispo to San Diego takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a train. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 51°F in San Diego. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Diego in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 59°F and lows at 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife · Outdoors · Tours · Fun & Games

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Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Mosaic Canyon, then explore the striking landscape at The Devil's Speedway, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Las Vegas in January since evenings lows in Death Valley National Park dip to 35°F. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks

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Las Vegas

Sin City

On the 4th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio and then wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday site.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

San Luis Obispo County travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Castles · Wildlife Areas
The Central Coast
Separated from major metropolitan areas, coastal San Luis Obispo County has preserved its rural character. It includes many small communities with a strong agricultural heritage, and preserves a sense of old California. Many visitors on holiday come here to browse the excellent farmers' markets or tour world-class vineyards. The county offers plentiful outdoor vacation ideas, with beaches, rolling hills, and the Santa Lucia mountain range nearby. You can also take side trips to the area's larger towns, with their historical downtown districts, shopping destinations, and museums.