17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Monterey
— Few hours
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Carmel
— 1 night
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Santa Monica
— 1 night
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, stop by SoMa, get great views at Twin Peaks, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online route planner.

Edinburgh, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Edinburgh to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Edinburgh in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trip

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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Monterey trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In April, daytime highs in Monterey are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wineries

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Carmel

Carmel
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Carmel trip planner.

Carmel is just a short distance from Monterey. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 10°C. On the 24th (Fri), you'll travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wineries

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 24th (Fri), get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, stroll through Santa Monica State Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and finally hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica online tour planner.

Fly from Carmel to Santa Monica in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Carmel in April, expect Santa Monica to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors · Nature · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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Los Angeles

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, examine the collection at The Getty Center, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planning website.

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Santa Monica. In April, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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San Diego

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, and stroll around Balboa Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in San Diego are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Outdoors
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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Las Vegas

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then have fun at Strip Gun Club, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Las Vegas trip simple and quick.

Drive from San Diego to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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