21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Seattle
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Corvallis
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Eureka
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
4
Petaluma
— 1 night
Drive:  45 min
5
Sausalito
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
7
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
8
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
West Hollywood
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
10
Irvine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
11
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
12
Irvine
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
End: Los Angeles

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nights
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.
On the 6th (Sat), make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, identify plant and animal life at Mercer Slough Nature Park, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Seattle travel site .

If you are flying in from Denmark, the closest major airports are Seattle Tacoma International Airport and Boeing Field King County International Airport. July in Seattle sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sun) before leaving for Corvallis.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

3
nights
Corvallis

Corvallis ©
Corvallis is a city in central western Oregon, United States. On the 7th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Jackson-Frazier Wetlands. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: visit a coastal fixture at Heceta Head Lighthouse, immerse yourself in nature at Yachats State Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Corvallis trip planner .

Getting from Seattle to Corvallis by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Seattle, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Corvallis, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Eureka.

Things to do in Corvallis

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Yachats, Heceta Head Lighthouse, Lincoln City Glass Center, Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Eureka

Eureka ©
Eureka is the principal city and county seat of Humboldt County in the Redwood Empire region of California. To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Eureka itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Corvallis to Eureka takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Corvallis, expect cooler days and about the same nights in Eureka, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Thu) before leaving for Petaluma.

Things to do in Eureka

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chapman's Gem & Mineral Shop & Museum ©

1
night
Petaluma

Petaluma ©
Petaluma is a city in Sonoma County, California, United States, 32mi north of San Francisco. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stop by Vella Cheese Company.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Petaluma travel route planning website .

Getting from Eureka to Petaluma by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Eureka in July, you will find days in Petaluma are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Sausalito.

Things to do in Petaluma

Shopping

Side Trip

Vella Cheese Company
Highlights from your plan
Vella Cheese Company ©
Vella Cheese Company

1
night
Sausalito

Sausalito ©
Sausalito is a city in Marin County, California. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Rodeo Beach, browse the exhibits of The Marine Mammal Center, and then identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Muir Beach, then take some stellar pictures from Battery Spencer, and then admire the masterpieces at Bubble Street Gallery.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Sausalito trip maker .

You can drive from Petaluma to Sausalito in an hour. Traveling from Petaluma in July, expect nights in Sausalito to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to San Francisco.

Things to do in Sausalito

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Marine Mammal Center ©
The Marine Mammal Center
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Beach
Muir Beach

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. Head to Exploratorium and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: get great views at Twin Peaks, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

San Francisco is just a stone's throw from Sausalito. July in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Big Sur trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Big Sur takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. July in Big Sur sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 17th (Wed), you're off toSanta Barbara.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Outdoors

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): do a tasting at Margerum Wine Company and then identify plant and animal life at Douglas Family Preserve.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Santa Barbara takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from Big Sur in July, expect nights in Santa Barbara to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 19th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Santa Barbara Museum of Art ©
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Historical Museum ©
Santa Barbara Historical Museum

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nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and then browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive. Keep things going the next day: get your bearings at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, and then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our West Hollywood travel route website .

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to West Hollywood takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in West Hollywood can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Sun) before leaving for Irvine.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

2
nights
Irvine

Irvine ©
Irvine is a city in Orange County, California, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano, kick back and relax at Victoria Beach, and then view the masterpieces at Virga Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, then browse the different shops at Irvine Spectrum Center, and then view the masterpieces at Ruth Mayer Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Irvine trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from West Hollywood to Irvine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Diego.

Things to do in Irvine

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Saddleback Church
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego route planner.

You can drive from Irvine to San Diego in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Irvine.

Things to do in San Diego

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©

1
night
Irvine

Irvine ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with South Coast Plaza and then kick back and relax at Newport Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Irvine online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from San Diego to Irvine in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. On the 25th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Irvine

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Newport Beach, South Coast Plaza, Crystal Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Crystal Cathedral ©
Crystal Cathedral
South Coast Plaza ©
South Coast Plaza

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