17 days in California Itinerary

17 days in California Itinerary

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17 days in California Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Monterey
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Long Beach
— 3 nights
Bus:  30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Kuwait City

2
nights
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 22nd (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip tool .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to San Francisco is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Kuwait City to San Francisco, you'll gain 11 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuwait City in February, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey trip maker website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In February in Monterey, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Carmel
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe ©
Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe
Gallery by the Sea Carmel ©
Gallery by the Sea Carmel

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. On your second day here, get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from Monterey to San Diego in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from Monterey in February, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Long Beach.

Things to do in San Diego

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

3
nights
Long Beach

Long Beach
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Long Beach trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from San Diego to Long Beach in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in February, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Long Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

5
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and GRAMMY Museum. Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Royal Palms State Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip builder app .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Long Beach. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

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