27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dammam
Travel:  23​h
1
Big Bear Lake
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Dammam

2
nights
Big Bear Lake

Big Bear Lake ©
Big Bear Lake is a small city in San Bernardino County, California, located in the San Bernardino Mountains along the south shore of Big Bear Lake, and surrounded by the San Bernardino National Forest. Las Vegas North Premium Outlets has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): walk around Boulder Bay Park. Keep things going the next day: stop by Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and then hit the slopes at Big Bear Lake.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Big Bear Lake road trip planner .

Dammam, Saudi Arabia to Big Bear Lake is an approximately 168-hour travel. The time zone difference when traveling from Dammam to Big Bear Lake is minus 11 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Dammam in October, with highs in Big Bear Lake at 20°C and lows at 0°C. You will leave for San Diego on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Big Bear Lake

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Big Bear Lake, Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Boulder Bay Park ©
Boulder Bay Park
Big Bear Lake ©
Big Bear Lake

5
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 day-by-day itinerary now includes Little Italy Mercato. Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Encinitas to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens about 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read San Diego online attractions planner .

Getting from Big Bear Lake to San Diego by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Big Bear Lake in October, expect nights in San Diego to be much hotter, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf and then enjoy breathtaking views from Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from San Diego to Santa Barbara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Santa Barbara, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

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, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, get curious at Exploratorium, and awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool .

You can fly from Santa Barbara to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): look for gifts at The Shell Shop, then explore the striking landscape at Morro Rock, then learn about winemaking at Ancient Peaks Winery, and finally take in the waterfront at Pismo Pier.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Luis Obispo attractions site .

You can fly from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in San Luis Obispo to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Morro Bay, Ancient Peaks Winery, Pismo Pier
Highlights from your plan
Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Ancient Peaks Winery ©
Ancient Peaks Winery
The Shell Shop ©
The Shell Shop

9
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 Carlsbad Premium Outlets as well as Desert Hills Premium Outlets. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Downtown Disney, Disneyland Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get curious at California Science Center, and get outside with Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by flight from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in October, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Carlsbad Premium Outlets, Revolver Gallery, Desert Hills Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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