28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 15​min
5
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Beverly Hills
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
End: Los Angeles

6
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 Universal Studios Hollywood as well as Disneyland Park. Shop till you drop at The Grove and Barnsdall Art Park. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Newport Beach, approximately 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, steep yourself in history at Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady Queen of Angels, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary planner .

If you are flying in from Brazil, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Kids will enjoy La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo. Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Lions, Tigers & Bears in Alpine--about 48 minutes away. There's more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in San Diego are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

1
night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. On the 6th (Mon), admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, then make a trip to VillageFest, then explore the ancient world of Indian Canyons, and finally look for gifts at Destination PSP.

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Traveling by car from San Diego to Palm Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, daytime highs in Palm Springs are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
VillageFest ©
VillageFest
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. You'll explore and learn at The Mob Museum and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through The Strip, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation maker site .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs in January, expect Las Vegas to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Gondola at Heavenly. On the 10th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Tallac Historic Site and then explore the historical opulence of Vikingsholm. On the next day, catch a ride on The Gondola at Heavenly.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe holiday tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to South Lake Tahoe in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 8°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm
Tallac Historic Site ©
Tallac Historic Site
The Gondola at Heavenly ©
The Gondola at Heavenly

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Fort Funston National Park and Sonoma Coast State Beach for some beach relaxation. Shop till you drop at Exploratorium and Patrick Amiot. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and kick back and relax at Baker Beach.

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Traveling by car from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. While traveling from South Lake Tahoe, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Patrick Amiot, Safari West, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Point Lobos, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Monterey holiday builder website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Point Lobos, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
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.
On the 17th (Fri), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History Sea Center, explore the world behind art at Santa Barbara Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then take a stroll through State Street Underpass, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Douglas Family Preserve.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Santa Barbara online holiday builder .

You can drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in January, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Santa Barbara Museum of Art ©
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

4
nights
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica State Beach and Santa Monica Mountains. Head to Santa Monica Farmers Market and Third Street Promenadefor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Beverly Hills side-trips: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley), The Getty Villa (in Malibu) and Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, buy something for everyone on your list at Rodeo Drive, stop by Bergamot Station, and find something for the whole family at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

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Drive from Santa Barbara to Beverly Hills in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Beverly Hills, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Six Flags Magic Mountain, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Getty Villa, Running Horse Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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