30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Atlanta
Fly:  20​h
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
7
Solvang
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Palm Springs
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 45​min
11
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Baker
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
13
Barstow
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
14
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
End: Atlanta

7
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 Griffith Observatory, Pershing Square, City Hall, and other attractions you added. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, browse the different shops at The Grove, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and trek along Hollyridge Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning site .

Atlanta to Los Angeles is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Atlanta to Los Angeles. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Atlanta in October; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 32°C and lows reach 19°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Your list of things to see and do now includes Glacier Point, Valley View, Bridalveil Fall, and other attractions. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall, then take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and then don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Wawona trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Los Angeles to Wawona by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Wawona when traveling from Los Angeles in October, with lows around 11°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Valley View ©
Valley View
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Painted Ladies, Union Square, Twin Peaks, and other attractions. Step out of San Francisco to go to Palo Alto and see Stanford University, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Wawona to San Francisco takes 4 hours. When traveling from Wawona in October, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Stanford University
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. 17-Mile Drive has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): explore and take pictures at 17-Mile Drive.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Monterey trip builder website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 17th (Thu), you'll travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

few
hours
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bixby Bridge, McWay Falls and Pfeiffer State Beach. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach, snap pictures at Bixby Bridge, and then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Big Sur trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Monterey to Big Sur takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Big Sur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

1
night
Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Greenspace Creekside Reserve and then take in the exciting artwork at Amphora Gallery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cambria journey website .

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Cambria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. While traveling from Big Sur, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Cambria, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Thu) before leaving for Solvang.

Things to do in Cambria

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Greenspace Creekside Reserve ©
Greenspace Creekside Reserve

1
night
Solvang

Solvang ©
Solvang is a city in Santa Barbara County, California. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): do a tasting at Sunstone Vineyards & Winery, then examine the collection at Hans Christian Andersen Museum, and then admire the architecture and history at Old Mission Santa Ines.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Solvang holiday maker app .

You can drive from Cambria to Solvang in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Solvang sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 10°C at night. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Malibu.

Things to do in Solvang

Historic Sites Wineries Museums

Side Trip

Sunstone Vineyards & Winery
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Ines ©
Old Mission Santa Ines
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery ©
Sunstone Vineyards & Winery
Hans Christian Andersen Park ©
Hans Christian Andersen Park

1
night
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. The Getty Villa has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): examine the collection at The Getty Villa.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Malibu vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Solvang to Malibu takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Solvang in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Malibu, with highs around 29°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Malibu

Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego road trip planning tool .

Getting from Malibu to San Diego by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. In October, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

few
hours
Palm Springs

Palm Springs
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Palm Springs trip planner .

Getting from San Diego to Palm Springs by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Diego in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Palm Springs, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. On the 21st (Mon), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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 23rd (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder .

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 October, things will get a bit cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 32°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Baker.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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hours
Baker

Baker ©
Baker is a census-designated place located in San Bernardino County, California, USA. World's Tallest Thermometer has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): don't miss a visit to World's Tallest Thermometer.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Baker trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Baker in 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Baker can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Barstow.
Highlights from your plan
World's Tallest Thermometer ©
World's Tallest Thermometer

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Barstow

Barstow
Barstow is a city in San Bernardino County, California, United States. To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Barstow trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Baker to Barstow takes 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 15°C. On the 26th (Sat), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in Barstow

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

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nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beverly Canon Gardens, Mulholland Drive, Chinatown, and other attractions you added. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Ocean View Park & Third Street Promenade). Enjoy Los Angeles some more: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the fascinating landscape at The Huntington Desert Garden, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and stroll around Beverly Gardens Park.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can drive from Barstow to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Traveling from Barstow in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, The Huntington Desert Garden
Highlights from your plan
The Huntington Desert Garden ©
The Huntington Desert Garden
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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