19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Flagstaff
— 1 night
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Phoenix
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 3 nights
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Buellton
— 1 night
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Cambria
— 1 night
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Orange
— 4 nights

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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.
On the 19th (Wed), browse the different shops at Shoreline Village.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation planner.

If you are flying in from The Netherlands, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. December in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Shoreline Village ©
Shoreline Village

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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.
To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by car takes about 11 hours. Other options: fly; or drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Las Vegas to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 4°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Sat) before leaving for Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 22nd (Sat), view the masterpieces at Northern Arizona University and then identify plant and animal life at Lava River Cave.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Flagstaff sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Flagstaff takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Flagstaff. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for slightly colder days in Flagstaff, with highs around 7°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -9°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Winter Sports · Nature · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Lava River Cave ©
Lava River Cave
Arizona Snowbowl ©
Arizona Snowbowl
Northern Arizona University ©
Northern Arizona University

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): browse the different shops at Scottsdale Fashion Square.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Phoenix trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Phoenix in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in December, with highs in Phoenix at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Mon) to allow time for travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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Scottsdale Fashion Square ©
Scottsdale Fashion Square
SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Arizona Aquarium
Room Escape Games

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): get some fabulous bargains at Carlsbad Premium Outlets and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then get a taste of the local shopping with Seaport Village.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planning site.

Drive from Phoenix to San Diego in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to San Diego is minus 1 hour. In December, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 27th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Buellton.

Things to do in San Diego

Shopping · Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Seaport Village ©
Seaport Village
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Buellton

Buellton ©
Buellton is a small city in Santa Barbara County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): browse for treasures at Solvang Antiques and then relax in the rural setting at Ostrich Land.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Buellton holiday planning app.

Drive from San Diego to Buellton in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Buellton when traveling from San Diego in December, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Buellton

Shopping · Parks · Wildlife · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Ostrich Land ©
Ostrich Land
Solvang Antiques ©
Solvang Antiques

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, then stop by The Cheese Shop, and then stop by Trio Carmel.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Monterey trip planning tool.

Drive from Buellton to Monterey in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Monterey when traveling from Buellton in December, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Nature · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop
Trio Carmel ©
Trio Carmel

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): engage your brain at Exploratorium and then do a tasting at Castello di Amorosa. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, then engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a shuttle. In December, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. On the 1st (Tue), you're off to Cambria.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Cambria Nursery and Florist.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cambria tour itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Cambria by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and taxi; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from San Francisco in January since evenings lows in Cambria dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Orange.

Things to do in Cambria

Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cambria Nursery and Florist ©
Cambria Nursery and Florist

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Orange

Orange ©
Orange is a city located in Orange County, California. Family-friendly places like Newport Beach and Crystal Cove will thrill your kids. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Knott's Berry Farm and Mount San Jacinto State Park and Wilderness. Explore Orange's surroundings by going to Temecula (Miramonte Winery, South Coast Winery, &more).

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Orange travel planner.

Traveling by car from Cambria to Orange takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cambria in January, with highs in Orange at 24°C and lows at 11°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Orange

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Knott's Berry Farm ©
Knott's Berry Farm

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