23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
San Bruno
— Few hours
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
4
Monterey
— 1 night
5
San Simeon
— 2 nights
6
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
8
San Diego
— 4 nights
9
Palm Springs
— 1 night
10
Willow Beach
— Few hours
11
Las Vegas
— 4 nights

3
nights
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 5th (Thu): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, thenstep off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, thentake a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally stop by Teuscher Chocolates of Switzerland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then wander the streets of Union Square.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to San Francisco is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Frankfurt to San Francisco. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Frankfurt in September, with highs in San Francisco at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to San Bruno.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

few
hours
San Bruno

San Bruno ©
San Bruno is a city in San Mateo County, California, United States, incorporated in 1914. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Stanford Memorial Church.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Bruno vacation builder tool.

San Bruno is very close to San Francisco. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Bruno

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stanford Memorial Church
Highlights from your plan
Stanford Memorial Church ©
Stanford Memorial Church

2
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.
On the 7th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, thenview the masterpieces at Ansel Adams Gallery, thensnap pictures at Pohono Bridge, and finally get engrossed in the history at Parsons Memorial.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from San Bruno to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from San Bruno in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Museums Outdoors Golf
Highlights from your plan
Ansel Adams Gallery ©
Ansel Adams Gallery
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): stop by AiX, view the masterpieces at Gallery by the Sea Carmel, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Carmel Art Association, thentake a stroll through Ocean Avenue, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey holiday planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in Monterey dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Simeon.

Things to do in Monterey

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, AiX
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Ocean Avenue ©
Ocean Avenue
Gallery by the Sea Carmel ©
Gallery by the Sea Carmel

2
nights
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Piedras Blancas, thenexplore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle, thensee the interesting displays at Greenspace Creekside Reserve, and finally look for gifts at Fermentations Wine Tasting. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Friends of the Elephant Seal, thenkick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, and then take a memorable drive along Moonstone Beach Dr.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Simeon visit planning website.

Drive from Monterey to San Simeon in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Monterey in September, you will find days in San Simeon are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Simeon

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cambria
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Fermentations Wine Tasting ©
Fermentations Wine Tasting
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

1
night
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 13th (Fri): don't miss a visit to State Street Underpass, thenkick back and relax at Carpinteria State Beach, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Beach, and finally learn about winemaking at Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara tour planner.

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Santa Barbara takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and train. While traveling from San Simeon, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Carpinteria State Beach, Butterfly Beach
Highlights from your plan
Butterfly Beach ©
Butterfly Beach
Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room ©
Margerum Wine Company Tasting Room

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with The Grove, thenshop like a local with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, thenstroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip tool.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Santa Barbara in September, with highs in Los Angeles at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Third Street Promenade, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

4
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.
Do your shopping at Gaslamp Quarter and Liberty Public Market. We've included these beaches for you: La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in San Diego hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
On the 21st (Sat), stop by Brandini Toffee.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Palm Springs tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for much warmer days in Palm Springs, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. On the 21st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Willow Beach.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Brandini Toffee ©
Brandini Toffee

few
hours
Willow Beach

Willow Beach ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Nelson's Landing Cliff Jumping.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Willow Beach online trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Palm Springs to Willow Beach in 5 hours. Traveling from Palm Springs in September, things will get a bit cooler in Willow Beach: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Willow Beach

Parks

Side Trip

Nelson's Landing Cliff Jumping
Highlights from your plan
Nelson's Landing Cliff Jumping ©
Nelson's Landing Cliff Jumping

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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.
You've now added The Centurion Lounge to your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, and immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip website.

Traveling by car from Willow Beach to Las Vegas takes 1.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian

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