24 days in California, Las Vegas & Chicago Itinerary

24 days in California, Las Vegas & Chicago Itinerary

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24 days in California, Las Vegas & Chicago Itinerary

Start: Curitiba
Fly:  20​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Camarillo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
5
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Santa Monica
— Few hours
Drive:  30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  15​min
8
Beverly Hills
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
10
Redondo Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
11
Newport Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h
12
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
San Bernardino
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h 30​min
14
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
15
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
16
Chicago
— 1 day
Fly:  11​h 30​min
End: Curitiba

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Baker Beach, Alamo Square, Alcatraz Island, and other attractions to your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and Exploratorium. Do your shopping at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and wander the streets of The Embarcadero.

Find out how to plan San Francisco trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Curitiba, Brazil to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Curitiba in April, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Del Monte Shopping Center as well as Monterey Bay Aquarium. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then stop by Del Monte Shopping Center.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Monterey online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 10°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sun) before leaving for Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Del Monte Shopping Center ©
Del Monte Shopping Center

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Stearns Wharf.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. When traveling from Monterey in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. On the 29th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Camarillo.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens ©
Alice Keck Park Memorial Gardens
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

1
day
Camarillo

Camarillo ©
Camarillo is a city in Ventura County in the U.S. Camarillo Premium Outlets has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): get some fabulous bargains at Camarillo Premium Outlets and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Camarillo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Camarillo takes an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Camarillo can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Camarillo

Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hollywood Walk of Fame
Highlights from your plan
Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park as well as Downtown Disney. On the 29th (Mon), don't miss a visit to Downtown Disney. On the next day, discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim travel route planner .

Drive from Camarillo to Anaheim in 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Camarillo in April since evenings lows in Anaheim dip to 15°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

few
hours
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pacific Park as well as Santa Monica Pier. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, find something for the whole family at Pacific Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica trip maker website .

You can drive from Anaheim to Santa Monica in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and tram. Traveling from Anaheim in May, you will find days in Santa Monica are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Park ©
Pacific Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica 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 Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood. On the 2nd (Thu), buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): find something for the whole family at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip website .

Los Angeles is very close to Santa Monica. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 5th (Sun), you're off toBeverly Hills.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

1
day
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Rodeo Drive has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): make a trip to Sunset Boulevard, take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, and then examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Beverly Hills day trip planning app .

Beverly Hills is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. May in Beverly Hills sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Los Angeles
Highlights from your plan
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
You've now added Universal Studios Hollywood to your itinerary.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder website .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Beverly Hills. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Redondo Beach.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

few
hours
Redondo Beach

Redondo Beach
Redondo Beach is one of the many Beach Cities located in Los Angeles County, California, United States. For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Redondo Beach trip itinerary site .

Redondo Beach is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. May in Redondo Beach sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will leave for Newport Beach on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Redondo Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

few
hours
Newport Beach

Newport Beach
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Newport Beach trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Redondo Beach to Newport Beach in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. May in Newport Beach sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 18°C at night. You'll set off for San Diego on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Newport Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

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.
For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our San Diego driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Newport Beach to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Thu) before leaving for San Bernardino.

Things to do in San Diego

Fun & Games Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

few
hours
San Bernardino

San Bernardino ©
San Bernardino is a city located in the Riverside-San Bernardino metropolitan area (sometimes called the "Inland Empire"). To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Bernardino trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to San Bernardino takes 2 hours. Traveling from San Diego in May, you will find days in San Bernardino are a bit warmer (31°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Bernardino

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Original McDonald's Site and Museum ©

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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 Joint at Hard Rock to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then browse the different shops at Fashion Show Mall, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at The Joint at Hard Rock.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas travel route tool .

Drive from San Bernardino to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Bernardino in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 12th (Sun), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Forum Shops at Caesars ©
The Forum Shops at Caesars

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nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon West, Gold & Silver Pawn Shop and Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil. Enjoy Las Vegas some more: take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour builder tool .

Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Nightlife

Side Trip

Grand Canyon West
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon West ©
Grand Canyon West
Gold & Silver Pawn Shop ©
Gold & Silver Pawn Shop
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): don't miss a visit to The Magnificent Mile.

You can plan Chicago trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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