5 days in United States Itinerary

5 days in United States Itinerary

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Monterey
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Big Sur
— 1 night
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Ojai
— 1 night
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): do a tasting at Pierce Ranch Vineyards Tasting Room and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos. Keep things going the next day: meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Monterey trip tool.

San Francisco to Monterey is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a shuttle. August in Monterey sees daily highs of 70°F and lows of 57°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
17-Mile Drive
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Must see
Point Lobos
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Big Sur

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and then snap pictures at Bixby Bridge.

Start your trip to Big Sur by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Monterey to Big Sur in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 70°F, and evening lows to 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to Ojai.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature
Highlights from your trip

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Ojai

Ojai ©
Ojai is a city in Ventura County in the U.S. On the 11th (Sun), contemplate the waterfront views at Sespe Creek, stroll through Sulphur Mountain, and then admire the verdant scenery at Ojai Valley Land Conservancy.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Ojai day trip planning site.

You can drive from Big Sur to Ojai in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. In August, daytime highs in Ojai are 73°F, while nighttime lows are 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Ojai

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Water Body
Sespe Creek
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Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©

A Land of Giants

With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
You've now added Kings Canyon Scenic Byway to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock Trail, then cruise along Generals Hwy, and then cruise along Kings Canyon Scenic Byway.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park online trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Ojai to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park. When traveling from Ojai in August, plan for much hotter days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 95°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Scenic Drive · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Moro Rock Trail
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Scenic Drive
Generals Hwy
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