27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
— 5 nights
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Monterey
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 2 nights

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. Get outdoors at Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Union Square, and don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. There's lots more to do: trek along North Dome, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take in the views from Pohono Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

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Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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night

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 27th (Sat), contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree and then stroll through Moro Rock Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park attractions website.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July; daily highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park reach 43°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature · Parks · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Moro Rock Trail ©
Moro Rock Trail
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

3
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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and Pinball Hall of Fame. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker website.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. In July, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, and contemplate the long history of Mormon Battalion Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in San Diego to be little chillier, around 23°C, while days are much colder, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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Los Angeles

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.
On the 4th (Sun), see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, then look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Santa Barbara

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.
Old Mission Santa Barbara and Jaffurs Wine Cellars are good opportunities to explore the local culture. We've included these beaches for you: Oxnard Beach Park and San Buenaventura State Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Santa Barbara side-trips: Old Mission Santa Ines (in Solvang) and Monarch Butterfly Grove (in Pismo Beach). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Butterfly Beach, admire the majestic nature at Carpinteria State Beach, get a taste of the local shopping with State Street Underpass, and admire the striking features of Santa Barbara County Courthouse.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Santa Barbara reach 28°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Oxnard Beach Park ©
Oxnard Beach Park

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 10th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Cannery Row, then get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then look for gifts at The Cheese Shop.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Monterey by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. When traveling from Santa Barbara in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

On the 11th (Sun), see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, and then wander the streets of Chinatown.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip builder.

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. On the 13th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach
de Young Museum ©
de Young Museum
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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