22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Sacramento
— 3 nights
bus + taxi:  3​h 45​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Truckee
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Sao Paulo

5
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 Bodega Head and Montara State Beach. Get some cultural insight at Castello di Amorosa and Davis Family Vineyards. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville), V. Sattui (in St. Helena) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in March: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sacramento.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Muir Woods National Monument, Bodega Head, Castello di Amorosa, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

3
nights
Sacramento

Sacramento ©
The capital city of America's most economically significant state, Sacramento is an important stop for any politico.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Effie Yeaw Nature Center and Cosumnes River Preserve. Get a sense of the local culture at Windwalker Vineyards and Iron Hub Winery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sacramento: Perry Creek Winery (in Fair Play) and Sobon Estate (in Plymouth). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Old Sacramento.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sacramento online trip maker .

You can drive from San Francisco to Sacramento in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for slightly colder nights in Sacramento, with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sacramento

Wineries Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Fair Play, Plymouth, Effie Yeaw Nature Center, Cosumnes River Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Windwalker Vineyards ©
Windwalker Vineyards
Cosumnes River Preserve ©
Cosumnes River Preserve
Perry Creek Vineyards ©
Perry Creek Vineyards

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and May Lake Trailhead. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Tunnel View and Valley View. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, hike along Gaylor Lake, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow.

To find ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park travel route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sacramento to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. While traveling from Sacramento, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Truckee.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

2
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at North Lake Tahoe Historical Society and Gatekeepers Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Commons Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Donner and then tee off at Tahoe Donner Golf Course.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Truckee trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Truckee takes 4 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Truckee: temperatures range from 10°C by day to -6°C at night. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors Golf Parks

Side Trip

Tahoe City
Highlights from your plan
Commons Beach Park ©
Commons Beach Park
Tahoe Donner Golf Course ©
Tahoe Donner Golf Course
Coyote Moon Golf Course ©
Coyote Moon Golf Course

3
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oxnard Beach Park and Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach. Visiting Santa Monica Beach and Manhattan Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Hermosa Beach Pier in Hermosa Beach (about 32 minutes away). There's more to do: kick back and relax at Malibu Lagoon State Beach and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Santa Monica online day trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Truckee to Santa Monica with the Route module. Traveling from Truckee in March, you will find days in Santa Monica are a bit warmer (23°C), and nights are much warmer (13°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach, Oxnard Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Oxnard Beach Park ©
Oxnard Beach Park

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Crystal Cove. Step off the beaten path and head to Laguna Beach and Newport Beach. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Huntington Dog Beach in Huntington Beach--about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder tool .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Santa Monica. March in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Crystal Cove, Huntington Dog Beach
Highlights from your plan
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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