33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Anaheim
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Yermo
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Las Vegas
— 5 nights
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Death Valley National Park
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Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
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Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights
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Santa Cruz
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Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive
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Big Sur
Drive
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San Simeon
— 1 night
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Santa Barbara
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Santa Monica
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
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Honolulu
— 6 nights
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Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

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 Hollywood Walk of Fame as well as A-List Hollywood Tours. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the local landmarks with A-List Hollywood Tours and then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary site.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. In August, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Tue) before leaving for Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Tours · Historic Sites

Anaheim

— 3 nights

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Downtown Disney District. Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim journey builder website.

Traveling by shuttle from Los Angeles to Anaheim takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Fri) before leaving for San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks

San Diego

— 2 nights

America's Finest City

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Old Town San Diego State Historic Park as well as USS Midway Museum. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

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Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Anaheim, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel to Yermo.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums · Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

Yermo

Yermo is a town in the Mojave Desert in San Bernardino County, California. Calico Ghost Town has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Calico Ghost Town.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Yermo trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Yermo takes 3 hours. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Yermo are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yermo

Historic Sites
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Las Vegas

— 5 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil, David Copperfield, Hoover Dam, and other attractions you added. Family-friendly places like Fountains of Bellagio and The Mob Museum will thrill your kids. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Yermo to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Shopping · Nightlife · Tours

Side Trip

Death Valley National Park

Hottest, Driest, Lowest

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park online trip maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Mammoth Lakes.
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Mammoth Lakes

— 1 night
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, you will find days in Mammoth Lakes are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are colder (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for the bus ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Outdoors · Trails · Parks

Yosemite National Park

— 2 nights
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.
On the 7th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip builder website.

You can drive from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Yosemite National Park can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

San Francisco

— 5 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium will thrill your kids. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Lombard Street, stroll around Crissy Field, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

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Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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 14th (Sat), explore and take pictures at West Cliff Drive and then get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Cruz road trip planning app.

You can drive from San Francisco to Santa Cruz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Santa Cruz can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Scenic Drive
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Monterey

— 2 nights
Monterey is a city in the U.S. For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Monterey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Santa Cruz in September, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Scenic Drive

Big Sur

Big Country of the South

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
On the 16th (Mon), take in the views from Bixby Bridge, admire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Big Sur road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Big Sur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September in Big Sur, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Simeon.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

San Simeon

— 1 night
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Hearst Castle. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Hearst Castle.

To see other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Simeon trip planner.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to San Simeon takes 2 hours. When traveling from Big Sur in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Simeon: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 13°C at night. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Simeon

Historic Sites
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Santa Barbara

The American Riviera

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 17th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara.

To find out how to plan a trip to Santa Barbara, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from San Simeon to Santa Barbara in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Simeon in September, expect nights in Santa Barbara to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites
Highlights from your trip

Santa Monica

— 2 nights

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

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.
You've now added Pacific Park to your itinerary. On the 18th (Wed), get in on the family fun at Pacific Park and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Santa Monica online tour builder.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Santa Monica in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Santa Monica. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Los Angeles

City of Angels

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary app.

Los Angeles is very close to Santa Monica. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Monica in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 19th (Thu), you're off to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nightlife

Honolulu

— 6 nights

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Attractions like Waikiki Beach and Waimea Bay make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, and explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Honolulu road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, Honolulu is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 25th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.