21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Davis
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Berkeley
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
5
Irvine
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Austin
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Chapel Hill
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h
9
College Park
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
11
Champaign
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
12
Ann Arbor
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 45​min
13
Madison
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
14
Boulder
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  6​h
15
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: San Francisco

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Davis

Davis ©
Davis formerly Davisville is a city in the U.S. On the 5th (Sun), explore and take pictures at Bondolio Olive Oil Farm, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Davis Greenbelt, and then learn about winemaking at Great Bear Vineyards.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Davis itinerary site .

San Francisco to Davis is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect nights in Davis to be about the same, around 53°F, while days are a bit warmer, around 80°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Berkeley.

Things to do in Davis

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Bondolio Olive Oil Farm
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Great Bear Vineyards ©
Great Bear Vineyards
Bondolio Olive Oil Farm ©
Bondolio Olive Oil Farm

2
nights
Berkeley

Berkeley ©
Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): get curious at Lawrence Hall of Science, then do a tasting at Riggers Loft Wine Company, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Muir Woods National Monument. Keep things going the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Berkeley trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Davis to Berkeley takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Davis in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Berkeley: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Berkeley

Tours Nature Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Wine Tours & Tastings, Riggers Loft Wine Company
Highlights from your plan
Lawrence Hall of Science ©
Lawrence Hall of Science
Wine Tours & Tastings
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Wed), indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Berkeley to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 52°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 36 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Irvine.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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night
Irvine

Irvine ©
Irvine is a city in Orange County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then stroll through Heisler Park, and then trek along Bommer Canyon Trails.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Irvine trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Irvine takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Irvine

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Heisler Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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nights
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.
On the 13th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego planning website .

Getting from Irvine to San Diego by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 71°F in May, and nighttime lows around 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

1
night
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Harry Ransom Center, then take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Austin trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Austin takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Austin: temperatures range from 85°F by day to 65°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chapel Hill.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

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Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill ©
Chapel Hill is a town in Durham and Orange Counties, and the home of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and UNC Health Care. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Carolina Basketball Museum, trek along Occoneechee Orange Speedway, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Old Town Cemetery, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Occoneechee Mountain State Natural Area.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Chapel Hill online route planner .

Getting from Austin to Chapel Hill by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Austin to Chapel Hill due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Austin in May; daily highs in Chapel Hill reach 78°F and lows reach 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to College Park.

Things to do in Chapel Hill

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Hillsborough
Highlights from your plan
The Carolina Basketball Museum ©
The Carolina Basketball Museum

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night
College Park

College Park ©
The City of College Park is in Prince George's County, Maryland. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): get in on the family fun at The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the College Park tour planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Chapel Hill to College Park. In May, plan for daily highs up to 74°F, and evening lows to 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in College Park

Theme Parks

Side Trip

The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring
Highlights from your plan
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring ©
The Adventure Park at Sandy Spring

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night
Atlanta

Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
On the 19th (Sun), let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then meet the residents at Georgia Aquarium.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Atlanta day trip planning tool .

Explore your travel options from College Park to Atlanta with the Route module. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from College Park in May, with highs in Atlanta at 80°F and lows at 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Champaign.

Things to do in Atlanta

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium

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night
Champaign

Champaign ©
Champaign is a city in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. On the 20th (Mon), stroll through Crystal Lake Park - Lake House, then trek along Busey Woods, and then let little ones run wild at Meadowbrook Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Champaign trip maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Atlanta to Champaign. Traveling from Atlanta to Champaign, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, Champaign is slightly colder than Atlanta - with highs of 75°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Ann Arbor.

Things to do in Champaign

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Urbana
Highlights from your plan
Busey Woods ©
Busey Woods
Meadowbrook Park ©
Meadowbrook Park
Crystal Lake Park - Lake House ©
Crystal Lake Park - Lake House

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Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor ©
Ann Arbor is a city in the U.S. On the 21st (Tue), trek along Parker Mill Park, then put a fun spin on your tour with Decode Ann Arbor, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally take in the pleasant sights at Nichols Arboretum.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Ann Arbor trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Champaign to Ann Arbor. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Champaign in May, Ann Arbor is slightly colder at night with lows of 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel to Madison.

Things to do in Ann Arbor

Outdoors Trails Parks

Side Trip

Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Decode Ann Arbor ©
Decode Ann Arbor
Nichols Arboretum ©
Nichols Arboretum

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Madison

Madison ©
Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Alumni Park, get a sense of history and politics at Wisconsin State Capitol, then admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, and finally delve into the lush surroundings at Owens Conservation Park.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Madison vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Ann Arbor to Madison in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Ann Arbor to Madison due to the time zone difference. In May in Madison, expect temperatures between 70°F during the day and 48°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Boulder.

Things to do in Madison

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Olbrich Botanical Gardens ©
Olbrich Botanical Gardens
Wisconsin State Capitol ©
Wisconsin State Capitol
Owens Conservation Park ©
Owens Conservation Park

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Boulder

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains, Boulder is a busy college town known for its progressive values and natural resource conservation.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): get in touch with nature with Hiking & Camping Tours and then take in the dramatic natural features at Flatirons.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Boulder visit site .

Traveling by flight from Madison to Boulder takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Madison to Boulder is minus 1 hour. In May, daily temperatures in Boulder can reach 66°F, while at night they dip to 44°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Boulder

Outdoors Tours Nature
Highlights from your plan
Climbing Tours
Flatirons ©
Flatirons

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then look for gifts at Glasshouse Studio, and finally admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field. On the 25th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

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Getting from Boulder to Seattle by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Boulder to Seattle is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Boulder in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Seattle, with lows of 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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