25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Anaheim
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h
3
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Monterey
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Santa Rosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Washington DC

3
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 list of things to see and do now includes Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, Petco Park, and other attractions.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour itinerary planner.

Washington DC to San Diego is an approximately 7.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to San Diego, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, San Diego is little chillier than Washington DC - with highs of 73°F and lows of 64°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
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 Angel Stadium of Anaheim, Paint the Night, Downtown Disney, and other attractions you added.

Plan a Anaheim trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 82°F by day to 64°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Anaheim

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

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, Third Street Promenade, South Bay Bicycle Trail, and other attractions. Go for a jaunt from Santa Monica to Manhattan Beach to see Manhattan Beach about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dorothy Green Park, see the sky in a new way at Camera Obscura, and take a memorable drive along Mulholland Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip maker site .

You can drive from Anaheim to Santa Monica in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of train and tram. Traveling from Anaheim in June, expect nights in Santa Monica to be about the same, around 61°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Mulholland Drive, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Bay Bicycle Trail ©
South Bay Bicycle Trail
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

4
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 Battleship USS Iowa BB-61, Skirball Cultural Center, Annenberg Space for Photography, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Staples Center, wander the streets of Little Tokyo, stroll through Vista Hermosa Natural Park, and explore the activities along Hollywood Reservoir.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online travel planner .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Santa Monica. When traveling from Santa Monica in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your list of things to see and do now includes Dennis the Menace Park, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Dolphin & Whale Watching, and other attractions.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Los Angeles to Monterey in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in Monterey reach 68°F and lows reach 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Rosa.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Carmel Surf Lessons ©
Carmel Surf Lessons
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Carmel Food Tours ©
Carmel Food Tours

2
nights
Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa ©
Located less than an hour's drive north of San Francisco, Santa Rosa serves as a convenient hub for travelers on their way to the world-famous Napa Valley wine country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Charles M. Schulz Museum, Luther Burbank Home and Gardens, Luther Burbank Center for the Arts, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Spring Lake Park, admire the majestic nature at Annadel State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Howarth Park, and finally do a tasting at Paradise Ridge Winery. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West, learn about winemaking at Matanzas Creek Winery, then learn about winemaking at St. Francis Winery and Vineyards, and finally catch a live performance at Luther Burbank Center for the Arts.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Rosa trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Rosa takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in June: highs in Santa Rosa hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Rosa

Parks Wineries Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safari West ©
Safari West
Charles M. Schulz Museum ©
Charles M. Schulz Museum
St. Francis Winery and Vineyards ©
St. Francis Winery and Vineyards

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Lombard Street, Anchor Brewing Company, Lands End, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get a new perspective on things with Blue & Gold Fleet, PIER 39 and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then catch a ride on Cable Cars, and finally hike along Lands End.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco planning tool .

Getting from Santa Rosa to San Francisco by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Santa Rosa in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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