16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Morro Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
4
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Lee Vining
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Luxembourg City

4
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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Hollywood Sign, Hollywood & Highland, Rodeo Drive, and other attractions. For shopping fun, head to Third Street Promenade or Two Rodeo Drive. Pack the 16th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planner .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus, train, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Luxembourg City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Luxembourg City in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Discover how to plan a Santa Barbara trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, things will get little chillier in Santa Barbara: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. On the 18th (Thu), you're off toPismo Beach.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Parks Tours

few
hours
Morro Bay

Morro Bay
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Coast Gallery Big Sur.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Morro Bay online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Morro Bay in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July in Morro Bay, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Coast Gallery Big Sur

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cannery Row, Sea Car Tours and Monterey Bay Aquarium. Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then do sightseeing at your own pace with Sea Car Tours, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey holiday maker .

Getting from Morro Bay to Monterey by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Morro Bay in July: highs in Monterey hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 20th (Sat), you're off toBig Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Sea Car Tours ©
Sea Car Tours
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On your second day here, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

Getting from Monterey to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Monterey in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lee Vining.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop

few
hours
Lee Vining

Lee Vining ©
Lee Vining is a census-designated place in Mono County, California, United States. For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Lee Vining day trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Lee Vining. In July, daily temperatures in Lee Vining can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Lee Vining

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

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor and then contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip builder website .

Drive from Lee Vining to South Lake Tahoe in 2.5 hours. July in South Lake Tahoe sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 9°C at night. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 24th (Wed).

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Beaches Nature

Side Trips

Emerald Bay State Park, Sand Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

3
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 Painted Ladies, Fisherman's Wharf, Lombard Street, and other attractions you added. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in July, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (16°C). You'll set off for home on the 27th (Sat).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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