4 days in United States Itinerary

4 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive
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Santa Monica
— Few hours
Drive
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Oxnard
— 1 night
Drive
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Malibu
— 1 day
Drive
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San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive
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Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive

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Los Angeles

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder website.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Los Angeles. In September, plan for daily highs up to 85°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums

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Santa Monica

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier and then stroll through Santa Monica State Beach.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Santa Monica trip planner.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Santa Monica hover around 79°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Oxnard.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Nature

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Oxnard

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Oxnard online trip planner.

Drive from Santa Monica to Oxnard in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows to 61°F. On the 6th (Sun), you're off to Malibu.

Things to do in Oxnard

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Tours

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Malibu

Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): examine the collection at The Getty Villa, then kick back and relax at Carbon Beach, then kick back and relax at Zuma Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at El Matador State Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Malibu route planner.

You can drive from Oxnard to Malibu in an hour. Another option is to drive. In September, daytime highs in Malibu are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Malibu

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors · Museums

1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Luis Obispo trip itinerary website.

Drive from Malibu to San Luis Obispo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Expect little chillier evenings in San Luis Obispo when traveling from Malibu in September, with lows around 57°F. You will leave for Big Sur on the 7th (Mon).

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

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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 7th (Mon), kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Big Sur trip maker website.

Traveling by car from San Luis Obispo to Big Sur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Luis Obispo in September: highs in Big Sur hover around 72°F, while lows dip to 56°F. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Big Sur

Beaches · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip

United States travel guide

4.5
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.

San Luis Obispo County travel guide

4.2
Wineries & Vineyards · Castles · Wildlife Areas
The Central Coast
Separated from major metropolitan areas, coastal San Luis Obispo County has preserved its rural character. It includes many small communities with a strong agricultural heritage, and preserves a sense of old California. Many visitors on holiday come here to browse the excellent farmers' markets or tour world-class vineyards. The county offers plentiful outdoor vacation ideas, with beaches, rolling hills, and the Santa Lucia mountain range nearby. You can also take side trips to the area's larger towns, with their historical downtown districts, shopping destinations, and museums.