21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
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Solvang
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San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive
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Morro Bay
Drive
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San Simeon
Drive
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Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 6 nights

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Los Angeles

— 4 nights

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.
Griffith Observatory has been added to your itinerary. Visiting Salt Creek Beach and Point Mugu State Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like The California Route 66 Museum and Paramount Ranch. The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Andrew Church.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

If you are flying in from South Africa, 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. In June, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 15th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Santa Barbara

— 2 nights

The American Riviera

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Butterfly Beach, Funk Zone, Wheel Fun Rentals, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, then head outdoors with Wheel Fun Rentals, and then don't miss a visit to Funk Zone. On the 16th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Santa Barbara Surf School and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Beach.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Solvang.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Solvang

Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Bethania Lutheran Church and then do a tasting at Sevtap Winery Tasting Room.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Solvang trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Solvang in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Santa Barbara in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Solvang, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Solvang

Wineries · Historic Sites

San Luis Obispo

— 1 night
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read San Luis Obispo online trip planner.

You can drive from Solvang to San Luis Obispo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Solvang in June, plan for slightly colder days in San Luis Obispo, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Morro Bay.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Morro Bay

Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Rotta Winery.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Morro Bay trip itinerary planner.

Morro Bay is just a short distance from San Luis Obispo. In June, daily temperatures in Morro Bay can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Wineries · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip

San Simeon

When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Simeon online holiday planner.

You can drive from Morro Bay to San Simeon in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Morro Bay in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 13°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), you're off to Monterey.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Beaches

Monterey

— 3 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, admire the majestic nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planner.

You can drive from San Simeon to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect cooler weather when traveling from San Simeon in June: highs in Monterey hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip site.

You can drive from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Monterey in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Museums

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Stinson Beach, see the interesting displays at The Marine Mammal Center, deepen your knowledge of military history at Fort Point, then examine the collection at Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: do a tasting at Frog's Leap Winery, then appreciate the views at Sonoma Valley, then stroll the grounds of Presidio Pet Cemetery, and finally shop like a local with Haight-Ashbury.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Tue) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Wineries

Side Trips

New York City

— 6 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Silverball Pinball Museum and Historic Huguenot Street. Visit Allaire State Park and Church of St. Michael for their historical value. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Raymondskill Falls (in Milford) and Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove). There's much more to do: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, wander the streets of Harlem, admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, and walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City route planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. In June, New York City is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

United States travel guide

4.5
Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

San Luis Obispo County travel guide

4.2
Wineries & Vineyards · Castles · Wildlife Areas
The Central Coast
Separated from major metropolitan areas, coastal San Luis Obispo County has preserved its rural character. It includes many small communities with a strong agricultural heritage, and preserves a sense of old California. Many visitors on holiday come here to browse the excellent farmers' markets or tour world-class vineyards. The county offers plentiful outdoor vacation ideas, with beaches, rolling hills, and the Santa Lucia mountain range nearby. You can also take side trips to the area's larger towns, with their historical downtown districts, shopping destinations, and museums.