20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
2
Malibu
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Beverly Hills
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Cabazon
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  7 h
7
Truckee
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Foot + Shuttle + Bus:  4 h
9
Big Sur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
10
Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
11
Mountain View
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
12
San Francisco
— 2 nights
End: San Francisco

1
night
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.
On the 2nd (Sat), admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles journey planner.

If you are flying in from Singapore, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): kick back and relax at Paradise Cove, examine the collection at The Getty Villa, then kick back and relax at El Matador State Beach, and finally do a tasting at Malibu Family Wines. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach and then immerse yourself in nature at Point Dume State Beach and Preserve.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Malibu route maker website .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Malibu takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, expect nights in Malibu to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
Point Dume State Beach and Preserve ©

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. Start off your visit on the 5th (Tue): examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Beverly Hills online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Malibu to Beverly Hills by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. In March in Beverly Hills, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cabazon.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

1
night
Cabazon

Cabazon ©
Cabazon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Riverside County, California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Desert Hills Premium Outlets.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Cabazon trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Beverly Hills to Cabazon in 2 hours. When traveling from Beverly Hills in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Cabazon, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Cabazon

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Desert Hills Premium Outlets ©
Desert Hills Premium Outlets

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon North Rim as well as Antelope Canyon. On the 6th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then trek along Bright Angel Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon North Rim.

For more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park route planning website .

Drive from Cabazon to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Cabazon to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. In March, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Cabazon - with highs of 16°C and lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Antelope Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Emerald Bay State Park. On the 9th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Tahoe.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Truckee route planning website .

Drive from Las Vegas to Truckee in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, things will get cooler in Truckee: highs are around 11°C and lows about -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Incline Village, Lake Tahoe, Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe ©
Lake Tahoe
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Tahoe Meadows Trail ©
Tahoe Meadows Trail

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nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Half Dome, Vernal Fall and El Capitan. On the 11th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Tunnel View, and then trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Truckee to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. In March, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 13°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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nights
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes McWay Falls, Point Lobos and Point Sur State Historic Park. On the 13th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Point Sur State Historic Park, stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach, then kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally take in the views from Bixby Bridge. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, then admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and then trek along Point Lobos.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Big Sur journey planning site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Big Sur: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Point Sur State Historic Park ©
Point Sur State Historic Park

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nights
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
On the 15th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire all the interesting features of 17-Mile Drive, appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Cruz online road trip planner .

Getting from Big Sur to Santa Cruz by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Santa Cruz are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 16th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mountain View.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

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Mountain View

Mountain View ©
Mountain View is a city located in Santa Clara County, California, United States, named for its views of the Santa Cruz Mountains. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Silicon Valley, Computer History Museum and Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph. On the 18th (Mon), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Mountain View trip app .

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Mountain View takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in March, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mountain View

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Palo Alto, Silicon Valley, Cathedral Basilica of St. Joseph, Filoli
Highlights from your plan
Cantor Arts Center ©
Cantor Arts Center
Stanford University ©
Stanford University
Filoli ©
Filoli

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Twin Peaks has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, make a trip to Golden Gate Park, then make a trip to Lombard Street, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Mountain View to San Francisco takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in San Francisco are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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