21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Solvang
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  15​min
5
Morro Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  45​min
6
San Simeon
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h
7
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
10
New York City
— 6 nights
End: New York City

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Griffith Observatory. Visit Paramount Ranch and St. Andrew Church for their historical value. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Salt Creek Beach and The California Route 66 Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Point Mugu State Park in Point Mugu (about 1h 15 min away).

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles planner .

If you are flying in from South Africa, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In June, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 15th (Sat) before leaving for Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Salt Creek Beach, The California Route 66 Museum, St. Andrew Church, Point Mugu State Park, Paramount Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Paramount Ranch ©
Paramount Ranch
The California Route 66 Museum ©
The California Route 66 Museum
Point Mugu State Park ©
Point Mugu State Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Butterfly Beach, Funk Zone, Wheel Fun Rentals, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, get outside with Wheel Fun Rentals, and then don't miss a visit to Funk Zone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Santa Barbara Public Market, then take a tour by water with Santa Barbara Surf School, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Butterfly Beach.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Butterfly Beach
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Beach ©
Butterfly Beach
Santa Barbara Surf School ©
Santa Barbara Surf School
Wheel Fun Rentals ©
Wheel Fun Rentals

few
hours
Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Solvang journey planner .

You can take a bus from Santa Barbara to Solvang in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Santa Barbara in June, you will find days in Solvang are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Solvang

Wineries Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Bethania Lutheran Church ©
Bethania Lutheran Church

1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To find ratings and more tourist information, use the San Luis Obispo trip itinerary site .

Drive from Solvang to San Luis Obispo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Solvang in June, you will find days in San Luis Obispo are a bit cooler (30°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Morro Bay.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Outdoors Tours

few
hours
Morro Bay

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. For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Morro Bay road trip planner .

Morro Bay is very close to San Luis Obispo. June in Morro Bay sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to San Simeon.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Rotta Winery
Highlights from your plan
Rotta Winery ©
Rotta Winery

few
hours
San Simeon

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 photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Simeon road trip planning website .

You can drive from Morro Bay to San Simeon in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Morro Bay in June, expect nights in San Simeon to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. On the 18th (Tue), you're off toMonterey.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Outdoors Nature

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, then immerse yourself in nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, and then kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Monterey takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from San Simeon in June: highs in Monterey hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Big Sur, Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park ©
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

2
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.
On the 21st (Fri), don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday builder app .

Getting from Monterey to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll through Stinson Beach, examine the collection at The Marine Mammal Center, then enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, then see the interesting displays at Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Frog's Leap Winery, then admire the verdant scenery at Sonoma Valley, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Presidio Pet Cemetery, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Haight-Ashbury.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (15°C). 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

Side Trips

Frog's Leap Winery, Stinson Beach, The Marine Mammal Center, Sonoma Valley
Highlights from your plan
The Marine Mammal Center ©
The Marine Mammal Center
Sonoma Valley ©
Sonoma Valley
Frog's Leap Winery ©
Frog's Leap Winery

6
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ocean Grove Beach and Historic Huguenot Street. Silverball Pinball Museum and Allaire State Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Milford to see Raymondskill Falls about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, see the interesting displays at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Times Square, and admire the striking features of The Oculus.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 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

Side Trips

Silverball Pinball Museum, Historic Huguenot Street, Raymondskill Falls, Allaire State Park, Ocean Grove Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ocean Grove Beach ©
Ocean Grove Beach
Silverball Pinball Museum ©
Silverball Pinball Museum
Raymondskill Falls ©
Raymondskill Falls

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