22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
10
Moab
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
11
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
12
Reno
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: Frankfurt


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1
night
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 29th (Sat): enjoy the sea views from Fort Point and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online journey planner .

Frankfurt, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and subway. Traveling from Frankfurt to San Francisco, you'll gain 9 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Frankfurt in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Point Reyes Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Point Reyes Lighthouse ©
Point Reyes Lighthouse
Fort Point ©
Fort Point
Grace Cathedral ©
Grace Cathedral

1
night
Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Steinbeck Center, then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and then identify plant and animal life at Monarch Grove Sanctuary.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Monterey trip planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Monterey sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Monterey

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Monarch Grove Sanctuary, National Steinbeck Center
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
National Steinbeck Center ©
National Steinbeck Center

1
night
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Pismo Beach trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Monterey to Pismo Beach in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Monterey in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pismo Beach: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 14°C at night. On the 2nd (Tue), you're off toSanta Barbara.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Wineries Outdoors Parks

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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 2nd (Tue): brush up on your military savvy at Santa Barbara Maritime Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Ostrich Land, and then admire the architecture and history at Old Mission Santa Ines. Keep things going the next day: learn more about the world around you at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History and then explore the world behind art at Santa Barbara Museum of Art.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara travel planner.

You can drive from Pismo Beach to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Museums Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Ostrich Land, Old Mission Santa Ines
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Ines ©
Old Mission Santa Ines
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum ©
Santa Barbara Maritime Museum

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.
For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planner .

Getting from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Santa Barbara in October, with lows around 19°C. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Venice Canals Walkway ©
Venice Canals Walkway

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to La Jolla Shores Park and Point Loma. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oceanside Pier and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and contemplate the long history of Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Palm Springs trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Palm Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Diego in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Palm Springs: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 22°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Brandini Toffee ©
Brandini Toffee

4
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.
Visiting Valley of Fire State Park and Willow Beach will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will appreciate Titanic and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Spend the 11th (Thu) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday planner .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, Las Vegas is a bit cooler than Palm Springs - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Page.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Titanic ©
Titanic

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hours
Page

Page
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Page itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Page takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Las Vegas to Page, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: high temperatures in Page hover around 26°C and lows are around 12°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

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night
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): look and learn at RedRock Astronomy, then explore the landscape on two wheels at Slickrock Bike Trail, and then stroll through Park Avenue Trail. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Moab Museum of Film and Western Heritage and then get a new perspective on nature at Moab Giants.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the Moab holiday planner.

You can drive from Page to Moab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Page in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Moab, with lows of 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Moab

Museums Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Park Avenue Trail
Highlights from your plan
Moab Giants ©
Moab Giants
Slickrock Bike Trail ©
Slickrock Bike Trail

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night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 16th (Tue), experience rural life at Wheeler Historic Farm, take in breathtaking views at Millcreek Canyon, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Epic Brewing Company.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Salt Lake City visit website .

Fly from Moab to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Nature Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Millcreek Canyon ©
Millcreek Canyon
Wheeler Historic Farm ©
Wheeler Historic Farm
Epic Brewing Company ©
Epic Brewing Company

2
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Nevada State Capitol Building, then examine the collection at Fourth Ward School Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Way It Was Museum, and finally hike along Tahoe Meadows Whole Access Interpretive Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Burnt Cedar Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Incline Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Reno online trip builder .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Salt Lake City to Reno in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Reno is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, expect a bit cooler with lows of 5°C in Reno. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Incline Village, Virginia City, Nevada State Capitol Building
Highlights from your plan
Burnt Cedar Beach ©
Burnt Cedar Beach
Fourth Ward School Museum ©
Fourth Ward School Museum
The Way It Was Museum ©
The Way It Was Museum

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Hayes Valley and then contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway from Reno to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Reno in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Hayes Valley ©
Hayes Valley

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