23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Big Sur
— 1 day
4
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
5
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
6
Malibu
— 1 day
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
8
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
10
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
11
Las Vegas
— 2 nights

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Beer Tastings & Tours and Golden Gate Park. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel website.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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 10th (Wed), make a trip to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Thu): take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, stroll through Lembert Dome, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning app.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Big Sur.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

1
day
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the exciting artwork at Coast Gallery Big Sur, kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, and finally snap pictures at Bixby Bridge.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Big Sur route planner.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur in 17 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in Big Sur to be a bit warmer, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Big Sur

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read San Luis Obispo road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to San Luis Obispo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Big Sur, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Luis Obispo, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Outdoors Parks

few
hours
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.
To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Barbara vacation planner.

Getting from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in July, you will find days in Santa Barbara are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). On the 14th (Sun), you'll travel to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Wineries

1
day
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. El Matador State Beach has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at El Matador State Beach and then take a leisurely stroll along Malibu Pier.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Malibu trip itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Malibu in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. July in Malibu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach
Malibu Pier ©
Malibu Pier

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park as well as Disney California Adventure Park. On the next day, find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary website.

Traveling by car from Malibu to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and tram. Traveling from Malibu in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

1
night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Cholla Cactus Garden, don't miss a visit to Arch Rock, identify plant and animal life at Barker Dam Trail, thenmake a trip to Cap Rock at Joshua Tree, and finally explore the striking landscape at Keys View.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Joshua Tree National Park route planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or fly. In July, Joshua Tree National Park is somewhat warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of °C and lows of °C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to San Diego.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Barker Dam Trail
Barker Dam Trail
Cap Rock at Joshua Tree ©
Cap Rock at Joshua Tree
Cholla Cactus Garden ©
Cholla Cactus Garden

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pacific Beach, San Diego Zoo Safari Park and San Diego Zoo. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): browse the different shops at San Diego Factory Outlet Center and then revel in the low prices at Las Americas Premium Outlets. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Beach.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Joshua Tree National Park to San Diego takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in July, plan for cooler days and slightly colder nights in San Diego: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trip

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Pacific Beach ©
Pacific Beach
Las Americas Premium Outlets ©
Las Americas Premium Outlets

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes LA Farmers' Market as well as Universal Studios Hollywood. Discover out-of-the-way places like Malibu Colony and Eightytwo. Explore Los Angeles further: browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in July, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Two Rodeo Drive, Malibu Colony
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon Helicopters - Las Vegas. On the 24th (Wed), look for gifts at Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas and then see the world from above with Grand Canyon Helicopters - Las Vegas.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around °C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon Helicopters - Las Vegas ©
Grand Canyon Helicopters - Las Vegas
Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas ©
Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas

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