25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
2
Sedona
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Page
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
8
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Malibu
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
11
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Los Angeles

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 Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, Madame Tussauds Hollywood, Red Line Tours - Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, then get behind the scenes with Red Line Tours - Hollywood Behind-the-Scenes, and finally explore the galleries of Santa Monica Pier Aquarium. On your second day here, see some familiar sights at Sony Pictures Studio Tour, get behind the scenes with Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, and then get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel planning website .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport and Ontario International Airport. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Tue) before leaving for Sedona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Santa Monica Pier Aquarium, Sony Pictures Studio Tour
Highlights from your plan
Sony Pictures Studio Tour ©
Sony Pictures Studio Tour
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

4
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
You've added Bear Mountain Trail, Meteor Crater, Bell Rock, and other attractions to your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to Cathedral Rock and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon and take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to Sedona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Sedona, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in Sedona at 29°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Painted Desert, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Meteor Crater Natural Landmark
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bear Mountain Trail ©
Bear Mountain Trail
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then get great views at Mather Point.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip website .

You can drive from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Sedona in October, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

few
hours
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Horseshoe Bend has been added to your itinerary.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Page holiday builder website .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, with highs in Page at 26°C and lows at 12°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

3
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.
To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planning app .

You can drive from Page to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Page in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mirage ©
The Mirage

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Step out of the city life by going to Fort Funston National Park and Marin Headlands. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Nob Hill, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lincoln Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary maker website .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. To plan Carmel vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Carmel are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 30th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Big Sur.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Big Sur trip itinerary maker website .

Big Sur is very close to Carmel. In October in Big Sur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Santa Barbara Orchid Estate and then make a trip to State Street. On the next day, enjoy breathtaking views from Santa Barbara County Courthouse, contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, and then take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip planner .

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Santa Barbara takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. When traveling from Big Sur in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate ©
Santa Barbara Orchid Estate
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

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nights
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. On the 2nd (Fri), take advantage of the amenities at Paradise Cove and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Malibu Pier and then kick back and relax at Zuma Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Malibu itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Santa Barbara to Malibu by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Santa Barbara in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Malibu, with lows of 15°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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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.
You've now added Pacific Park to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Pacific Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Mon): wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and then stop by Magicopolis.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santa Monica road trip site .

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Malibu. In November in Santa Monica, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Beverly Hills
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive

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