18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Porto
Fly:  16​h
1
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Laguna Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
3
Huntington Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Long Beach
— 1 night
bus:  30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
6
West Hollywood
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
7
Beverly Hills
— 1 night
bus:  15​min
8
Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
9
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
10
Calabasas
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Oceanside
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Santa Barbara
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
End: Porto

1
night
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 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center, and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

Make your San Diego itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Porto, Portugal to San Diego is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to San Diego is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Porto in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Laguna Beach.

Things to do in San Diego

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center

few
hours
Laguna Beach

Laguna Beach
Laguna Beach is a seaside resort city located in southern Orange County, California, in the United States. For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Laguna Beach trip maker website .

Laguna Beach is just a short distance from Huntington Beach. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in June, and nighttime lows around 20°C. You will leave for San Diego on the 1st (Sat).

Things to do in Laguna Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach ©
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. On the 25th (Sat), take in the waterfront at Seaport Village, browse the different shops at Fashion Valley Shopping Center, take a stroll through Downtown Huntington Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, and finally stop by Little Italy Mercato.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Huntington Beach trip planning site .

Huntington Beach is just a stone's throw from Laguna Beach. In May, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Long Beach.

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

San Diego, The Ben Carlson Memorial Statue, South Coast Plaza
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park
Huntington Dog Beach ©
Huntington Dog Beach

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Long Beach travel planner .

Long Beach is just a short distance from Huntington Beach. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Long Beach

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, shop like a local with Hammer Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Annenberg Space for Photography, then browse the different shops at The Grove, and finally stop by Amoeba Music.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner .

Porto, Portugal to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Porto to Los Angeles is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Porto in May, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can go by car to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): shop like a local with Robertson Boulevard, take a stroll through Sunset Strip, then stop by Fred Segal, and finally don't miss a visit to Melrose Avenue.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our West Hollywood trip itinerary planner.

West Hollywood is very close to Los Angeles. May in West Hollywood sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Strip ©
Sunset Strip
Fred Segal ©
Fred Segal

1
night
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Greystone Mansion and Park, explore and take pictures at Mulholland Drive, make a trip to Rodeo Drive, stop by Edelweiss Chocolate Factory, then get a taste of the local shopping with Two Rodeo Drive, and finally learn more about the world around you at Museum of Jurassic Technology.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Beverly Hills tour planner.

Beverly Hills is very close to West Hollywood. In May, daytime highs in Beverly Hills are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Museum of Jurassic Technology
Highlights from your plan
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive
Museum of Jurassic Technology ©
Museum of Jurassic Technology

1
night
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
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 31st (Fri), shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally stop by Bergamot Station.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica trip planning tool .

Santa Monica is very close to Beverly Hills. In May in Santa Monica, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station

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night
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, see the interesting displays at Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum, then kick back and relax at Carbon Beach, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Zuma Beach.

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Malibu is just a stone's throw from Santa Monica. In May in Malibu, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to drive to Calabasas.

Things to do in Malibu

Museums Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Carbon Beach ©
Carbon Beach

1
night
Calabasas

Calabasas ©
Calabasas is a city in Los Angeles County, California, located in the hills west of the San Fernando Valley and in the northwest Santa Monica Mountains between Woodland Hills, Agoura Hills, West Hills, Hidden Hills, and Malibu, California. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at The Gardens of the World, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Paramount Ranch, and then admire the majestic nature at Malibu Creek State Park.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Calabasas tour website .

Calabasas is just a short distance from Malibu. While traveling from Malibu, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Calabasas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Oceanside.

Things to do in Calabasas

Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Gardens of the World, Paramount Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Malibu Creek State Park ©
Malibu Creek State Park
Paramount Ranch ©
Paramount Ranch
The Gardens of the World ©
The Gardens of the World

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nights
Oceanside

Oceanside ©
Oceanside is a coastal city located on California's South Coast. On the 3rd (Mon), get some fabulous bargains at Carlsbad Premium Outlets, then do a tasting at Peltzer Winery, then stop by Temecula Olive Oil Company, and finally wander the streets of Old Town Temecula. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Tue): take a stroll through Carlsbad Village, then enjoy the sand and surf at Moonlight State Beach, and then kick back and relax at South Carlsbad State Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Oceanside trip planner.

Traveling by car from Calabasas to Oceanside takes 2 hours. Traveling from Calabasas in June, expect nights in Oceanside to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Oceanside

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Carlsbad, Temecula, Moonlight State Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Moonlight State Beach ©
Moonlight State Beach
Old Town Temecula ©
Old Town Temecula

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): do a tasting at Grassini Family Vineyards. On the next day, shop like a local with State Street Underpass, then contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then admire the majestic nature at Carpinteria State Beach, and finally grab your bike and head to Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip planner.

You can drive from Oceanside to Santa Barbara in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Oceanside in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Santa Barbara, with lows of 15°C. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Carpinteria
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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