30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Bakersfield
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Odessa
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
6
Dayton
— 8 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Manila, Luzon

3
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.
On the 2nd (Wed), pause for some photo ops at The Unconditional Surrender, then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have fun at Petco Park, then pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Diego online trip itinerary maker .

Manila, Philippines to San Diego is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Philippines Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 16 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Manila in October, with highs in San Diego at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery

4
nights
Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. Explore hidden gems such as Lotusland and Sequoia National Park. Get out of town with these interesting Bakersfield side-trips: Trail of 100 Giants (in Ponderosa) and Butterfly Beach (in Montecito). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Kern County Museum, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at California Area Living Museum (CALM), stop by California Fruit Depot, and experience rural life at Murray Family Farms, The Big Red Barn.

Before you visit Bakersfield, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from San Diego to Bakersfield in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from San Diego in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Bakersfield, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Trail of 100 Giants, Ganna Walska Lotusland, Sequoia National Park, Butterfly Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Park at River Walk ©
The Park at River Walk
Ganna Walska Lotusland ©
Ganna Walska Lotusland
Sequoia National Park ©
Sequoia National Park

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Nethercutt Collection and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa BB-61.

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You can drive from Bakersfield to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Odessa.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
Odessa

Odessa ©
Odessa is a city in and the county seat of Ector County, Texas, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Heritage Museum of Big Spring and Stonehenge Replica. Get out of town with these interesting Odessa side-trips: Monahans Sandhills State Park (in Monahans), Midland (The Petroleum Museum, George W. Bush Childhood Home, & more) and Fort Lancaster State Historic Site (in Sheffield). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Presidential Archives and Leadership Library, pause for some photo ops at Giant Road Runner, and don't miss a visit to Meteor Crater.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Odessa driving holiday site .

Explore your travel options from Los Angeles to Odessa with the Route module. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Odessa due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Odessa, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Odessa

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Midland, Giant Road Runner, Heritage Museum of Big Spring, Fort Lancaster State Historic Site, Monahans Sandhills State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Petroleum Museum ©
The Petroleum Museum
Stonehenge Replica ©
Stonehenge Replica

3
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Walking tours and National Museum of African American History and Culture. Change things up with a short trip to Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Explore your travel options from Odessa to Washington DC with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Odessa in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Dayton.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Antietam National Battlefield, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

8
nights
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
Explore hidden gems such as Dayton Dragons Baseball and Wegerzyn Gardens MetroPark. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Dayton: Yellow Springs (Young's Jersey Dairy Farm & Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Carillon Historical Park, explore and take pictures at Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, don't miss a visit to Huffman Prairie Flying Field Interpretive Center, and hunt for treasures at 2nd Street Market.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Dayton day trip planning website .

Getting from Washington DC to Dayton by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Dayton, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dayton

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Yellow Springs
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Dayton Dragons Baseball ©
Dayton Dragons Baseball
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park

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