27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Washington DC
— Few hours
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive
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Santa Cruz
— 2 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
Drive
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San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive
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Santa Barbara
— 1 day
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Ventura
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive
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Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive
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Santa Monica
— 4 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— Few hours
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Houston
— 3 nights
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Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip tool.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Washington DC is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In October, Washington DC is a bit cooler than Sao Paulo - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. On the 1st (Fri), you're off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Nightlife · Museums · Tours

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added Union Square, Hard Rock Cafe, Fisherman's Wharf, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Neighborhoods

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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.
For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read South Lake Tahoe route builder app.

You can drive from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and colder nights in South Lake Tahoe, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 6th (Wed) before leaving for Santa Cruz.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Winter Sports

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Cruz Wharf, Natural Bridges State Beach, Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, and other attractions you added. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): take a memorable drive along West Cliff Drive, find something for the whole family at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Natural Bridges State Beach, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Cruz Wharf.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Santa Cruz trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to Santa Cruz takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in October, expect Santa Cruz to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Beaches

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Monterey

Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your day by day itinerary now includes 17-Mile Drive. On the 8th (Fri), take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Monterey attractions planning site.

Getting from Santa Cruz to Monterey by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Santa Cruz in October, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Monterey

Scenic Drive · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read San Luis Obispo online itinerary planner.

Getting from Monterey to San Luis Obispo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in October: highs in San Luis Obispo hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 14°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

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.
You've now added Camarillo Premium Outlets to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Stearns Wharf and then revel in the low prices at Camarillo Premium Outlets.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Santa Barbara online route planner.

You can drive from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in October, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to drive to Ventura.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Shopping

Side Trip

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Ventura

Ventura, officially the City of San Buenaventura, is the county seat of Ventura County, California, United States. Ventura Pier and Promenade has been added to your itinerary. On the 10th (Sun), take in the waterfront at Ventura Pier and Promenade.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Ventura trip builder website.

Ventura is very close to Santa Barbara. In October in Ventura, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Ventura

Theme Parks

Side Trip

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, Balboa Park, Coronado Beach, and other attractions. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, get to know the fascinating history of Mission Beach Boardwalk, then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and finally shop like a local with Seaport Village.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego tour builder site.

Drive from Ventura to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Ventura in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in San Diego. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trip

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Anaheim

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Anaheim day trip website.

Drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 19°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Rodeo Drive, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and other attractions you added.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip builder tool.

You can drive from Anaheim to Santa Monica in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and tram; or do a combination of bus and tram. When traveling from Anaheim in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Santa Monica: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Museums · Childrens Museums · Nightlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fremont Street Experience. On the 20th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of The Strip and then make a trip to Fremont Street Experience.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday maker.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

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Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Space Center Houston, The Galleria, Buffalo Bayou Park, and other attractions.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Houston road trip site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Houston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Houston. In October, daytime highs in Houston are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Houston

Events · Museums · Parks · Shopping

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.

Lake Tahoe (California) travel guide

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Ski Areas · Zipline · State Parks
Lake of the Sky
Straddling the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe draws visitors from both states and beyond to its shores. With an average of 300 sunny days annually, it's no surprise that the lake is a favorite among outdoor enthusiasts. The blue-green waters beckon travelers for swimming, boating, windsurfing, or kayaking. The lake also has a number of walking trails for those who don't want to get wet. In the colder months, skiers take to the surrounding mountains. The south shore is the most developed side of the lake, with more things to do, while the west and north shores are generally more tranquil.

San Luis Obispo County travel guide

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Wineries & Vineyards · Castles · Wildlife Areas
The Central Coast
Separated from major metropolitan areas, coastal San Luis Obispo County has preserved its rural character. It includes many small communities with a strong agricultural heritage, and preserves a sense of old California. Many visitors on holiday come here to browse the excellent farmers' markets or tour world-class vineyards. The county offers plentiful outdoor vacation ideas, with beaches, rolling hills, and the Santa Lucia mountain range nearby. You can also take side trips to the area's larger towns, with their historical downtown districts, shopping destinations, and museums.