6 days in United States Itinerary

6 days in United States Itinerary

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6 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
2
Half Moon Bay
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
3
Santa Cruz
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
4
Monterey
— 1 night
bus:  1​h
5
Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
End: Toronto

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night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Lombard Street has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

Toronto, Canada to San Francisco is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, car, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toronto to San Francisco. May in San Francisco sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Fri) before leaving for Half Moon Bay.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Lombard Street ©
Lombard Street

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hours
Half Moon Bay

Half Moon Bay ©
Half Moon Bay is a coastal city in San Mateo County, California, United States. You can plan Half Moon Bay trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can drive from San Francisco to Half Moon Bay in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Half Moon Bay: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Half Moon Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach

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hours
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
You've now added Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Santa Cruz trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Half Moon Bay to Santa Cruz takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Half Moon Bay in May: highs in Santa Cruz hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Theme Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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night
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Lovers Point has been added to your itinerary.

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

Traveling by car from Santa Cruz to Monterey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Monterey, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Big Sur.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Lovers Point

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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 McWay Falls, Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, Partington Cove, and other attractions you added. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in the views from Bixby Bridge, visit a coastal fixture at Point Sur State Historic Park, kick back and relax at Pfeiffer State Beach, hike along Partington Cove, then immerse yourself in nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Big Sur trip itinerary planning tool .

You can take a bus from Monterey to Big Sur in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Big Sur sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cambria.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

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). To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cambria trip maker 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 about the same nights in Cambria, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 10°C. On the 26th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Cambria

Outdoors Parks Tours

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hours
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara
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.
To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara route planner .

Traveling by car from Cambria to Santa Barbara takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Cambria in May, plan for slightly colder days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
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.
Santa Monica Pier has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

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

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Santa Barbara in May, with lows around 17°C. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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