27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Oviedo
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
7
Big Sur
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Oviedo

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Presidio of San Francisco and Marin Headlands. Escape the urban bustle at Safari West and Lands End. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and VJB Cellars (in Kenwood). There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a San Francisco trip simple and quick.

Oviedo, Spain to San Francisco is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 9 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument, VJB Cellars, Keller Beach Park, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

3
nights
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.
Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then get great views at Valley View, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

few
hours
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then contemplate the long history of Sutro Baths, and then steep yourself in history at Cliff House.

For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sutro Baths ©
Sutro Baths
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden
Cliff House ©
Cliff House

3
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like River Rafting & Tubing and Dig This. Escape the urban bustle at Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. There's more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
River Rafting & Tubing

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Newport Beach and Balboa Island. Popular historic sites such as The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (Manhattan Beach & Manhattan Beach Pier). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Los Angeles to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Newport Beach, 26-Mile Bike Path, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of The Historic La Arcada Courtyard, then look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Family Preserve, then contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, and finally kick back and relax at East Beach.

Discover how to plan a Santa Barbara trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Santa Barbara hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Big Sur.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
East Beach ©
East Beach
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve

2
nights
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Thu): kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then trek along Partington Cove, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Coast Gallery Big Sur.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Big Sur trip builder site .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Big Sur in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in August: highs in Big Sur hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Big Sur

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mission San Antonio de Padua, Sand Dollar Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Sand Dollar Beach ©
Sand Dollar Beach

1
night
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
On the 31st (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridges State Beach, and then cruise along West Cliff Drive.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Santa Cruz trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Big Sur to Santa Cruz in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Santa Cruz are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridges State Beach ©
Natural Bridges State Beach
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 1st (Sun), explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Promenade, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rodeo Beach, then look for all kinds of wild species at San Francisco Botanical Garden, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mission Dolores. On your second day here, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, wander the streets of Chinatown, then make a trip to Lombard Street, then steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planner.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Rodeo Beach
Highlights from your plan
Rodeo Beach ©
Rodeo Beach
City Lights Booksellers ©
City Lights Booksellers
San Francisco Botanical Garden ©
San Francisco Botanical Garden

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