22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Grafton
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23​h 30​min
1
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  25​h
End: Grafton

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 4th (Thu): take a stroll through State Street. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Beach, then learn about winemaking at Jaffurs Wine Cellars, and then enjoy the sand and surf at East Beach.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Santa Barbara holiday builder tool .

Grafton, Australia to Santa Barbara is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grafton to Santa Barbara is minus 18 hours. In October in Santa Barbara, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Silver Strand Beach, Butterfly Beach, San Buenaventura State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Silver Strand Beach ©
Silver Strand Beach
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Butterfly Beach ©
Butterfly Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): examine the collection at The Getty Center, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, and then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in October since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 9th (Tue), discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim road trip planning website .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. October in Anaheim sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Jolla Shores Park and Carlsbad State Beach. Relax by the water at La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Diego itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Anaheim, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

3
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.
Get outdoors at Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and Las Vegas Downtown. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and have fun at Battlefield Vegas.

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Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Bodega Dunes and Alcatraz Island. Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello di Amorosa and Limantour Beach. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Limantour Beach, Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Bodie State Historic Park and Yosemite Valley Chapel. Discover out-of-the-way places like Mono Lake Tufa State Natural Reserve and El Capitan. Get out of town with these interesting Yosemite National Park side-trips: Mono County Museum (in Bridgeport) and Mono Lake County Park (in Lee Vining). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, stroll through Wawona Meadow, and hike along Lembert Dome.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Bridgeport, Lee Vining
Highlights from your plan
Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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