17 days in California, Las Vegas & Hartford Itinerary

17 days in California, Las Vegas & Hartford Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Carson
— 1 night
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Oxnard
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— Few hours
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Maricopa
— Few hours
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Bakersfield
— 1 night
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Glendale
— 3 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— Few hours
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Fresno
— 1 night
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Fremont
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Torrance
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 1 day
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Hartford
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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.
You've now added Los Angeles County Museum of Art to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center and then admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation builder.

Hartford to Los Angeles is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Hartford to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 83°F in July, and nighttime lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Carson.

Things to do in Los Angeles

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

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Carson

Carson ©
Carson is a city in Los Angeles County, California. To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Carson online day trip planner.

Carson is very close to Los Angeles. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in Carson hover around 78°F, while lows dip to 67°F. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Oxnard.

Things to do in Carson

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Oxnard

Oxnard
To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Oxnard visit planner.

Traveling by car from Carson to Oxnard takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Carson in July, things will get a bit cooler in Oxnard: highs are around 73°F and lows about 62°F. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Oxnard

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

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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.
To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Santa Barbara vacation planner.

Getting from Oxnard to Santa Barbara by car takes about an hour. In July, plan for daily highs up to 75°F, and evening lows to 60°F. You'll set off for Maricopa on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Outdoors · Wineries

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Maricopa

Maricopa ©
Maricopa is a city in Kern County, California. Los Padres National Forest has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): take a peaceful walk through Los Padres National Forest.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Maricopa trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Maricopa takes 2.5 hours. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in July: highs in Maricopa hover around 100°F, while lows dip to 74°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Maricopa

Nature · Parks

Side Trip

Los Padres National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Los Padres National Forest ©
Los Padres National Forest

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Bakersfield

Bakersfield
For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Bakersfield trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Maricopa to Bakersfield takes an hour. In July in Bakersfield, expect temperatures between 100°F during the day and 74°F at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Glendale.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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Glendale

Glendale ©
Glendale is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Hollywood Walk of Fame and Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Glendale trip itinerary website.

Getting from Bakersfield to Glendale by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from Bakersfield in July, things will get little chillier in Glendale: highs are around 83°F and lows about 66°F. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Glendale

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Hollywood Walk of Fame, Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame
Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden ©

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy and then stroll through Moro Rock Trail.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Glendale to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. Traveling from Glendale in July, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be about the same, around 66°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 98°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to drive to Fresno.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

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Fresno

Fresno
The only metropolitan hub nestled between three national parks, Fresno makes a surprisingly lively getaway.
To find photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Fresno journey maker tool.

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Fresno in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Fresno can reach 100°F, while at night they dip to 70°F. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Sat) before leaving for Fremont.

Things to do in Fresno

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Fremont

Fremont ©
Fremont is a city in Alameda County, California, United States. Get some cultural insight at Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Museum of Local History. Take a break from the city and head to Asilomar State Beach and Don Edwards San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek), Pebble Beach Golf Links (in Pebble Beach) and Monterey (17-Mile Drive & Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe). There's more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Coyote Hills Regional Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Fremont travel route planning site.

You can drive from Fresno to Fremont in 3 hours. Traveling from Fresno in July, you will find days in Fremont are much colder (77°F), and nights are slightly colder (60°F). You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Thu) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Fremont

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Pebble Beach Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fremont to Las Vegas. Traveling from Fremont in July, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 104°F and lows about 81°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Torrance.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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Torrance

Torrance
Torrance is a U.S. To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Torrance trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Las Vegas to Torrance with the Route module. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Torrance: temperatures range from 78°F by day to 67°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Torrance

Parks · Outdoors · Nightlife

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and then shop like a local with The Grove.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles visit planner.

Traveling by car from Torrance to Los Angeles takes an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hartford.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Childrens Museums · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
The Grove ©
The Grove

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Hartford

Hartford
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Hartford tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Hartford in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Hartford due to the time zone difference. July in Hartford sees daily highs of 85°F and lows of 67°F at night. On the 29th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Hartford

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

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