17 days in Illinois, Texas Gulf Coast & California Itinerary

17 days in Illinois, Texas Gulf Coast & California Itinerary

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17 days in Illinois, Texas Gulf Coast & California Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Corpus Christi
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Bengaluru

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 31st (Thu), get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, don't miss a visit to Millennium Park, and then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile and then admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Chicago trip itinerary app .

Bengaluru, India to Chicago is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 11 hours. Traveling from Bengaluru in May, expect Chicago to be much colder, temps between 26°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in Chicago

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Neighborhoods
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

1
night
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Corpus Christi journey planning website .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Corpus Christi takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Chicago in June, with highs in Corpus Christi at 39°C and lows at 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

#Shopping
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La Palmera, Corpus Christi ©
La Palmera, Corpus Christi

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Manhattan Beach. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Hermosa Beach to see Hermosa Beach Pier about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabrillo Beach, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Los Angeles vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Corpus Christi to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Corpus Christi to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Corpus Christi in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, stroll through Mission Beach Park, and kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Diego driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and Chinatown. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through SoMa, make a trip to Nob Hill, get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, and take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Diego in June, plan for little chillier nights in San Francisco, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Tours, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Wine Tours & Tastings

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