28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Aspen
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Carmel
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

2
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.
On the 24th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Hollywood Sign. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip site .

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sao Paulo in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Aspen.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

6
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Aspen: Breckenridge Ski Resort (in Breckenridge), Beaver Creek Ski Area (in Beaver Creek) and Vail Mountain Resort (in Vail). On the 1st (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Aspen Highlands. The adventure continues: stroll through Aspen Snowmass, test the waters at a local thermal spa, appreciate the history behind The John Denver Sanctuary, and take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Aspen online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Aspen by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Aspen, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get cooler in Aspen: highs are around 1°C and lows about -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Glenwood Springs, Aspen Snowmass, Breckenridge Ski Resort, Vail Mountain Resort, Beaver Creek Ski Area
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Aspen Snowmass ©
Aspen Snowmass

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Hollywood Sign and then discover the magic at Downtown Disney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation site .

Fly from Aspen to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Aspen in February, expect Los Angeles to be warmer, temps between 25°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney
Hollywood Sign ©
Hollywood Sign

3
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Golden Gate Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, then contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, and finally do a tasting at Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Carmel route planning site .

Drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in February, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with State Street Underpass, don't miss a visit to Old Mission Santa Barbara, explore the world behind art at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, then ponder the world of politics at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, then take an in-depth tour of Santa Barbara Historical Museum, and finally take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Carmel to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Santa Barbara can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Historical Museum ©
Santa Barbara Historical Museum

1
night
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Malibu Bluffs Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Malibu trip builder .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Malibu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Santa Barbara in February, Malibu is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
Point Dume State Beach and Preserve ©

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean View Park and then take a stroll through Rodeo Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, then grab your bike and head to 26-Mile Bike Path, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Monica day trip planning app .

Santa Monica is very close to Malibu. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in February, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 13th (Thu), see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Las Vegas, with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 18th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Explore Los Angeles further: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and explore and take pictures at Staples Center.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 25°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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