20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dunedin
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
St. George
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Santa Barbara
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Bodega Bay
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Dunedin

2
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.
To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip planner .

Dunedin, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Dunedin to Los Angeles, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Victoria Beach
Highlights from your plan
Skirball Cultural Center ©
Skirball Cultural Center
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Casino at Luxor Las Vegas as well as The LINQ Promenade. On the 9th (Wed), take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade and then try your luck at Casino at Luxor Las Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): enjoy some diversion at The Little Vegas Chapel.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to St. George.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
The Little Vegas Chapel ©
The Little Vegas Chapel

2
nights
St. George

St. George ©
St. On the 12th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Tabernacle, then steep yourself in history at Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site, then admire the natural beauty at Red Hills Desert Garden, and finally walk around Pioneer Park. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Kayenta, steep yourself in history at Jacob Hamlin Home, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Kayenta Art Village.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the St. George attractions planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to St. George in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Las Vegas in October since evenings lows in St. George dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. George

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. George Tabernacle ©
St. George Tabernacle
Jacob Hamlin Home ©
Jacob Hamlin Home

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of The Jimi Hendrix House, take a stroll through Haight-Ashbury, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Presidio Pet Cemetery, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and finally get the lay of the land with Walking tours. Keep things going the next day: enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, stroll through Stinson Beach, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Tamalpais State Park.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from St. George to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from St. George to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. When traveling from St. George in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Cambria.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Mount Tamalpais State Park, Stinson Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stinson Beach ©
Stinson Beach
Grace Cathedral ©
Grace Cathedral
Mount Tamalpais State Park ©
Mount Tamalpais State Park

1
night
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). To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cambria planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Cambria by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Cambria are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). You will leave for Santa Barbara on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Cambria

Outdoors Parks Tours

4
nights
Santa Barbara

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve and Oxnard Beach Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Butterfly Beach and East Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Barbara side-trips: Old Mission Santa Ines (in Solvang) and Lompoc (Surf Beach & La Purisima State Historical Park). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Thousand Steps Beach, learn about all things military at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, kick back and relax at Carpinteria State Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic La Arcada Courtyard.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara visit planner.

Traveling by car from Cambria to Santa Barbara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cambria in October: highs in Santa Barbara hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lompoc, Carpinteria, Old Mission Santa Ines, Butterfly Beach, Oxnard Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Butterfly Beach ©
Butterfly Beach

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To see other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in October, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. You will leave for home on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

3
nights
Bodega Bay

Bodega Bay ©
Bodega Bay is a town and census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma County, California, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bird Walk Coastal Access Trail and Ramazzotti Wine Tasting. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Teresa of Avila Church and Chateau Boswell. Venture out of the city with trips to Kenwood (Muscardini Cellars & B. Wise Vineyards), Geyserville (Pech Merle Winery, Cast Wines, & more) and Tudal Winery (in St. Helena). It doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Sonoma Coast Vineyards and look for gifts at Fishetarian Fish Market.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bodega Bay trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Los Angeles to Bodega Bay with the Route module. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, Bodega Bay is slightly colder at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bodega Bay

Wineries Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Geyserville, Kenwood, St. Helena
Highlights from your plan
Sonoma Coast Vineyards ©
Sonoma Coast Vineyards
Ramazzotti Wine Tasting ©
Ramazzotti Wine Tasting
Trentadue Winery ©
Trentadue Winery

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