25 days in Western US Itinerary

25 days in Western US Itinerary

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San Bruno
— 1 day
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Boulder Creek
— 1 night
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Arroyo Grande
— 1 night
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Santa Monica
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 2 nights
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San Diego
— 1 night
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Lake Havasu City
— 1 night
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Williams
— 1 night
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Bryce Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Visalia
— 1 night
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Mariposa
— 2 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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San Bruno
— Few hours

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San Bruno

San Bruno ©
San Bruno is a city in San Mateo County, California, United States, incorporated in 1914. Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Cruz Wharf as well as Google Android Lawn Statues. On the 2nd (Wed), pause for some photo ops at Google Android Lawn Statues, then don't miss a visit to Apple Park Visitor Center, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Cruz Wharf.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read San Bruno journey planner.

Frankfurt, Germany to San Bruno is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Frankfurt to San Bruno is minus 9 hours. Traveling from Frankfurt in October, expect San Bruno to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Boulder Creek.
Highlights from your plan
Google Android Lawn Statues ©
Google Android Lawn Statues
Santa Cruz Wharf ©
Santa Cruz Wharf
Apple Park Visitor Center ©
Apple Park Visitor Center

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Boulder Creek

Boulder Creek ©
Boulder Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California, with a population of 4,923 as of the 2010 census.Boulder Creek served as the upper terminus of the San Lorenzo Valley Logging Flume terminating in Felton, which began construction in 1874 and when formally opened in October 1875 was augmented by a new rail line to transport logs to the wharf in Santa Cruz. Your list of things to see and do now includes 17-Mile Drive, Friends of the Elephant Seal, Limekiln State Park, and other attractions.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boulder Creek tour builder.

Traveling by car from San Bruno to Boulder Creek takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Arroyo Grande.

Things to do in Boulder Creek

Outdoors · Parks · Scenic Drive · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal

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Arroyo Grande

Arroyo Grande
Arroyo Grande is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Arroyo Grande vacation site.

Traveling by car from Boulder Creek to Arroyo Grande takes 3.5 hours. In October in Arroyo Grande, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Arroyo Grande

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

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.
To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Santa Monica trip planner.

Traveling by car from Arroyo Grande to Santa Monica takes 3 hours. Traveling from Arroyo Grande in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Santa Monica, with lows around 19°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Anaheim.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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Anaheim

Anaheim

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Anaheim road trip tool.

You can drive from Santa Monica to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and train; or do a combination of tram and bus. When traveling from Santa Monica in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Anaheim, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

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San Diego

San Diego

America's Finest City

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.
To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Anaheim in October, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Lake Havasu City.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Nightlife

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Lake Havasu City

Lake Havasu City
Lake Havasu City is a city in Mohave County, Arizona, United States. For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lake Havasu City route maker tool.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Lake Havasu City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and taxi. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lake Havasu City, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Williams.

Things to do in Lake Havasu City

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Fun & Games

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Williams

Williams
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Williams day trip planner.

Getting from Lake Havasu City to Williams by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Lake Havasu City to Williams due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Lake Havasu City in October, expect Williams to be much colder, temps between 22°C and 2°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Williams

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Trails

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Monument Valley day trip planning site.

Getting from Williams to Monument Valley by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and car. Traveling from Williams in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Monument Valley, with lows of 6°C. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

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Page

Page ©

Center of Canyon Country

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Page trip tool.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Monument Valley in October, with lows around 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook

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Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park trip planner.

Drive from Page to Bryce Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Page in October: highs in Bryce Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -1°C. You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Nature · Trails

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip website.

Getting from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in October, with highs in Las Vegas at 32°C and lows at 18°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 16th (Wed).

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Sin City

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

On the 18th (Fri), you'll travel to Visalia.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Visalia

Visalia
Visalia is a city situated in the agricultural San Joaquin Valley of California, approximately 230mi southeast of San Francisco, 190mi north of Los Angeles, 36mi west of Sequoia National Park and 43mi south of Fresno. To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Visalia trip planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Visalia takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Visalia when traveling from Las Vegas in October, with lows around 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sat) before leaving for Mariposa.

Things to do in Visalia

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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Mariposa

Mariposa
Set in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, Mariposa prides itself on its friendly small-town feel and Old West heritage.
To see more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mariposa trip planner.

Drive from Visalia to Mariposa in 2.5 hours. October in Mariposa sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 21st (Mon), you'll travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Mariposa

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip builder tool.

Getting from Mariposa to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Mariposa in October, expect South Lake Tahoe to be a bit cooler, temps between 20°C and 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

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San Francisco

San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from South Lake Tahoe in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Bruno.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Parks · Tours · Outdoors

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San Bruno

San Bruno
To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Bruno travel route planning website.

San Bruno is just a short distance from San Francisco. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to home.

Things to do in San Bruno

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

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