22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
2
Santa Maria
— 1 night
3
Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
5
Wawona
— 4 nights
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Getty Center and Virga Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a taste of the local shopping with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planning app.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oak Canyon Nature Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Virga Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Annenberg Community Beach House ©
Annenberg Community Beach House
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
Santa Maria

Santa Maria ©
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. On the 7th (Thu), learn about winemaking at Rancho Sisquoc Winery, thenlearn about winemaking at Foxen Vineyard & Winery, thendo a tasting at Presqu'ile Winery, and finally stroll through Los Flores Ranch Park.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Maria trip app.

Getting from Los Angeles to Santa Maria by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Santa Maria. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Santa Maria

Wineries Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rancho Sisquoc Winery ©
Rancho Sisquoc Winery
Foxen Vineyard & Winery ©
Foxen Vineyard & Winery
Presqu'ile Winery ©
Presqu'ile Winery

2
nights
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): kick back and relax at Point Lobos, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then see the interesting displays at Canepa Motorsports Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, thenstop by AiX, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Santa Cruz trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Santa Maria to Santa Cruz in 3.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Santa Cruz are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Point Lobos, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, 17-Mile Drive, AiX, Canepa Motorsports Museum
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at Sonoma Coast State Beach and Fort Funston National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Bodega Dunes. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, cast your line with a fishing tour, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation builder website.

Drive from Santa Cruz to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Get a sense of the local culture at Pioneer Yosemite History Center and Ansel Adams Gallery. Get in touch with nature at Mariposa Grove and Bridalveil Fall. Get out of town with these interesting Wawona side-trips: Yosemite National Park (Washburn Point, Glacier Point, &more).

To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Wawona trip builder website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect nights in Wawona to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Amargosa Valley, approximately Amargosa Valley away. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Wawona to Las Vegas. Traveling from Wawona in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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