25 days in Orlando, Texas & California Itinerary

25 days in Orlando, Texas & California Itinerary

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Start: Miami
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Austin
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
End: Miami

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 4th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort and stop by The Mall at Millenia.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planning app.

Miami to Orlando is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Orlando are 89°F, while nighttime lows are 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, look for gifts at Central Market, admire the masterpieces at Elisabet Ney Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Austin trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can fly from Orlando to Austin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Austin is minus 1 hour. September in Austin sees daily highs of 93°F and lows of 71°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Trails
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Elisabet Ney Museum ©
Elisabet Ney Museum

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the architecture and history at Mission San Juan, thentake an in-depth tour of Institute of Texan Cultures, thenexplore the galleries of The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park, thenadmire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum, and finally let little ones run wild at Brackenridge Park.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio day trip planning site.

You can drive from Austin to San Antonio in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 94°F, and evening lows to 73°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Juan ©
Mission San Juan

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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, walk around Ellen Browning Scripps Park, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Antonio in September, with highs in San Diego at 79°F and lows at 68°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Shotgun House (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, steep yourself in history at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and take in nature's colorful creations at The Japanese Garden.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 85°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 19th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Asilomar State Beach, thentake a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, and finally don't miss a visit to Carmel Beach Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Los Angeles to Monterey by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September, Monterey is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 72°F and lows of 56°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, Carmel, Monterey Bay Coastal Recreation Trail
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a shuttle. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 76°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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