22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Abu Dhabi
Fly:  19 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
5
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Abu Dhabi

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to LA Farmers' Market and Dodger Stadium. Get outdoors at Newport Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Seal Beach (in Seal Beach), Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Huntington Dog Beach (in Huntington Beach). Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and get your game on at Virtual Room Los Angeles.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder app.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 12 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Los Angeles. In July, Los Angeles is much colder than Abu Dhabi - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Newport Beach, Seal Beach, 26-Mile Bike Path, Huntington Dog Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Point Lobos and Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Pfeiffer State Beach and Lovers Point. Change things up with these side-trips from Monterey: Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park (in Felton) and McWay Falls (in Big Sur). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, stroll around Dennis the Menace Park, and look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey trip builder tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in July; daily highs in Monterey reach 24°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Carmel, Big Sur, Pacific Grove, Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bodega Dunes and Keller Beach Park. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Balloon Rides (in Napa), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Mumm Napa (in Rutherford). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, pause for some photo ops at Coit Tower, get great views at Twin Peaks, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Balloon Rides, Bodega Dunes, Keller Beach Park, VJB Cellars, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 2nd (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Tahoe Trout Farm, stop by Tahoe Fly Fishing Outfitters, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Baldwin Beach, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Emerald Bay State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Pope Beach, thenadmire the majestic nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Lakeside Beach.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in South Lake Tahoe, with highs around 32°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
Baldwin Beach ©
Baldwin Beach

1
day
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Obsidian Dome, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Horseshoe Lake, thenlook for gifts at Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Mammoth Brewing Company.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Mammoth Lakes takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Mammoth Lakes sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Lake ©
Horseshoe Lake
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes ©
Footloose Sports in Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Brewing Company ©
Mammoth Brewing Company

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 5th (Mon), stop by The Last Bookstore, examine the collection at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and then admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles journey builder tool.

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to Los Angeles by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August, expect much hotter with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Nightlife Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall
The Last Bookstore ©
The Last Bookstore

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